What Is Autism? Autism is a general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development. 

Positive Partnerships are vital in order to achieve realistic pathways to Employment for people with Autism and Learning Disabilities.

AutismAble currently receives Education and Skills Agency funding via South Tyneside Council and Sunderland Council to deliver employability and vocational training to residents in the North East.

We have established some excellent partnership links with local organisations who provide fantastic support via work placements or guest workshop delivery to our employability programmes.

The list is growing rapidly and we are always keen to make new links with forward thinking organisations.

Organisations that currently support the EmployABLE programme include:

• The Customs House


• South Shields Football Club

• Mambos Restaurant

• Westoe Letting Agency

• Highfield Newsagent

• Apnar Ghar Womens Centre

• Geek Retreat

• Bomb’s Cosmetics

• The Hungry Caterpillar Cafe

• Mono Recording Studio

• Sea-Change CIC

• The Waggy Warehouse

• The Bike Trust

• UserLab

• Narc Magazine

AutismAble have delivered Autism Awareness Training sessions to staff teams from work placement partners as well as a wide range of other organisations in the North East

including South Tyneside Council, Your Voice Counts and The Customs House.

If your organisation would like to get involved, please get in touch with Sarah Windle on 0191 4560894 to start a discussion today.

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