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Autism in Mind was founded in 2000 and has been working to support autistic people in Sunderland since December 2000.
We are now a dedicated adult service and are contracted in Sunderland and Commissioned in South Tyneside to support autistic people who do not have an associated learning disability.
We provide specialised autism psychoeducation which is a focused programme of information-sharing and advice for diagnosed individuals, families, and carers.
We connect with autistic individuals, families, professionals, service providers and local communities.
We provide bespoke support that wraps around autistic adults. We also support professionals and services working with autistic adults.
Our AIM is to prevent crisis.
Based in Athenaeum Street, AIM provides specialised autism psychoeducational support for autistic adults who do not have a learning disability. We have a focused programme of information-sharing and advice for autistic individuals, their families, and carers.
The Autism Hub in Gordon Street offers a lifespan of support to autistic people, families, and carers. The hub is home to AIM and The Toby Henderson Trust.
AIM provides specialised autism psychoeducational support for autistic adults who do not have a learning disability. We have a focused programme of information-sharing and advice for autistic individuals, their families, and carers.
Me, Myself & Autism is a self-awareness and understanding course for autistic adults. The course takes an in-depth look at what it really means to be autistic, promoting positive mental health and improved self-confidence.
In July 2022, the Health and Care introduced a requirement that regulated service providers ensure their staff receive training on learning disability and autism which is appropriate to the person’s role.
Autism in Mind has co-designed, co-produced, and is constantly co-delivering autism training around the Core Capabilities Framework for Supporting Autistic People.
The framework sets out the skills and knowledge that health and social care workers need to deliver high-quality care and support for autistic people.
For further details, please reach out to any of our centres.