Gateshead Autism Information Hub

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Gateshead Autism Information Hub is now back up and running following the easing of COVID restrictions. The Autism Information Hub is available to anyone with an interest in autism – parents/carers/family members, professionals, practitioners, or individuals with autism, with or without a diagnosis.

The Autism Information Hub monthly drop-ins offer:

  • an opportunity to speak with a professionally trained autism specialist and seek advice about any concerns you might have
  • guidance on autism assessment and diagnosis in Gateshead
  • access to a wide range of books, information and resources on a variety of autism topics, including training, social events, group activities etc
  • a relaxed refreshment area where visitors can meet people and share experiences
  • guidance and signposting to appropriate support services and voluntary and charity organisations operating locally
  • free exclusive access to the sensory room for parents and carers attending the drop-in (children must be supervised by an adult at all times in the sensory room)
  • representatives from outside agencies who can advise on the help available from their services

For more information, see the details below: