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Neconnected.co.uk: Manor Walks launches monthly Autism Hour

Neconnected.co.uk: Manor Walks launches monthly Autism Hour

Manor Walks Cramlington is launching a monthly quieter shopping session for people with autism.

The shopping centre’s first autism-friendly shopping event will be on Sunday October 7 at 10am to coincide with The National Autistic Society’s Autism Hour.

This week-long initiative, which launched last year, encourages shops and

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Neconnected.co.uk: Autism proves no barrier to Thomas's career success in the kitchen

Neconnected.co.uk: Autism proves no barrier to Thomas's career success in the kitchen

A YOUNG caterer has been given food for thought after overcoming the barriers faced by autism to secure his dream job.

Former Darlington College student Thomas Hoare has accepted a position as kitchen assistant with Broadacres Housing Association, at its extra care housing facility The Orchards, in Brompton-on-Swale,

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Neconnected.co.uk: Fun, sun and family activities for World Autism Awareness Day

Neconnected.co.uk: Fun, sun and family activities for World Autism Awareness Day

Over 100 children and their families enjoyed a fun-packed activities day at Daisy Chain to mark World Autism Awareness Day.

Special entertainment included spectacular giant bubble blowing, a magician, face painting and go-karting.

The annual fun day for families affected by autism at the Daisy Chain day centre and

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Neconnected.co.uk: Teenage artist becomes autism ambassador after illustrating children's book about a bullied hedgehog

Neconnected.co.uk: Teenage artist becomes autism ambassador after illustrating children's book about a bullied hedgehog

A TEENAGE artist has made his professional debut as a children’s book illustrator after overcoming childhood difficulties resulting from his autism.

Jonathan Raiseborough, 18, who has Asperger’s Syndrome, has now been made an ambassador of the North East Autism Society (NEAS) after illustrating a children’s novel called Snowdrop The Spikeshuffler.

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Neconnected.co.uk: North East Autism Society to benefit from Future Energy Community Programme

Neconnected.co.uk: North East Autism Society to benefit from Future Energy Community Programme

Future Energy is reaffirming its commitment to good causes in the North East through its Community Programme by offering its support to the North East Autism Society (NEAS).

The company has provided an advanced payment of £1,000 to NEAS, to fund equipment for its short break lodges that are currently

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Neconnected.co.uk: Teenage artist becomes autism ambassador after illustrating children's book about a bullied hedgehog

Neconnected.co.uk: Teenage artist becomes autism ambassador after illustrating children's book about a bullied hedgehog

A TEENAGE artist has made his professional debut as a children’s book illustrator after overcoming childhood difficulties resulting from his autism.

Jonathan Raiseborough, 18, who has Asperger’s Syndrome, has now been made an ambassador of the North East Autism Society (NEAS) after illustrating a children’s novel called Snowdrop The Spikeshuffler.

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Neconnected.co.uk: Michel Roux Jr opens UK's first autism hotel in Gateshead

Neconnected.co.uk: Michel Roux Jr opens UK's first autism hotel in Gateshead

One of the country’s most acclaimed Michelin-starred chefs headed to the North East to officially open the UK’s first hotel which trains young people with autism and learning difficulties.

Michel Roux Jr – who runs London’s world renowned Le Gavroche hotel as well as being a veteran of numerous television

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Neconnected.co.uk: Manor Walks to hold Autism Hour

Neconnected.co.uk: Manor Walks to hold Autism Hour

Manor Walks Shopping and Leisure is hosting a special autism-friendly shopping event in October.

The event is part of The National Autistic Society’s Autism Hour, the UK’s first week-long initiative, launching on October 2, where shops and services will take 60 minutes to provide autistic people with a break from

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