Welcome To AutismAble
An Education, Wellbeing and Employment centre for individuals with ASC (Autism Spectrum Condition) and learning differences. South Shields, Tyne and Wear.
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Learning and Employment Opportunities for people with Autisim and Learning Difficulties.
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We offer a range of individualised learning programmes to students with autism and learning difficulties, offering both full time and part time courses at Entry Level, Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3.

Welcome to AutismAble

We are an Autism friendly organization focusing on learner engagement and employment opportunities. All of our staff are qualified tutors and support workers who have vast experience with working with ASC / Autism and other learning differences.

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  • Employment opportunities
  • Volunteer opprtunities
  • Adult learning
  • Matrix accreditation
  • and loads more

“While a precise cause for autism has not been established, it is recognised that there are ‘multiple biological components’ involved which impact on brain development.”

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We are based at the Customs Space, a large, Autism friendly venue and our facilities include large spacious class rooms, creative spaces, disabled Access, breakout area, music studio, band rehearsal room, sports pitch, community gardening and picnic area.


The Customs Space
Captains Row
South Shields
NE33 5AS


Main Office: 0191 456 0894
Andrew: 07715 680206
Sarah: 07508 312735

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Business Hours

Monday/Friday: 9am to 6pm
Saturday: 9am to 12am
Sunday: CLOSED