Iconic concert venue and centre for musical excellence, Sage Gateshead, is now fully in tune with the needs of its neurodiverse patrons.

That’s thanks to its partnership with the UK’s first comprehensive Autism and Neurodiversity Academy (ANDA).

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The UK’s first Autism and Neurodiversity Academy has teamed up with Newcastle International Airport making the North-east a beacon of best practice in the travel and transportation sector.

Thanks to bespoke training specifically tailored to the needs of staff and custom...

The team at the Autism and Neurodiversity Academy (ANDA) has been working in partnership with the Sunderland Empire for over four years. What started as a small initial consultation became a rewarding working relationship with ANDA now serving as their go to consultanc...

Beamish Museum, in County Durham, was one of the first organisations in the region to join “Connect to Autism” a national campaign in 2016 designed to improve access to facilities and services for people with autism.

As part of the project, Beamish Museum has signed up...

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“The interactive nature of the training, and the fact that it was really relevant to my role specifically, made this so worthwhile.”  Sunderland City Council


“The Autism and Neurodiversity training is the best I have had in five years in my department.”

Department of Work and Pensions


“This course was really interesting and challenging and will definitely change my practice.”  Sure Start Sunderland


“The training was bespoke to our client group and was able to give advice and explanations to guide and help us work more effectively with our service users… we had lightbulb moments that have directly improved our working practice.”  Henshaws Housing and Support