Support for Parents of Children with Autism

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Information and advice for parents of children with autism can be found at Gateshead Council’s dedicated support section.

Autism training for parents/carer

Training programmes aim to empower parents and carers to develop an understanding of autism and to gain knowledge of the supportive strategies that can be used with their child. Free training programmes for parents/carers of children and young people living in Gateshead with a diagnosis of autism:

The North East Autism Society (NEAS) runs regular 6-week free training workshops for parents, carers and other family members who have someone with autism in their life. For more information phone 0191 410 9974 or 07825 585 313, or email