Autism Acceptance

Snowdrop the Spikeshuffler – Chapter 10

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The final chapter of Snowdrop: The Spikeshuffler 🦔 We hope you enjoyed our special animated audio version of the book. Thanks again to Chris Barron, Peter Barron Media and Jonathan Raiseborough Illustration for making this possible.

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Snowdrop the Spikeshuffler – Chapter 9

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Are you ready for the penultimate chapter of Snowdrop: The Spikeshuffler? 🦔 “There was a blood-curdling screech of brakes, a muffled scream and then an ear-splitting impact…” Find out what’s happening by watching Chapter 9: Revenge

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Snowdrop the Spikeshuffler – Chapter 8

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🦔 Our animated audio version of Snowdrop: The Spikeshuffler continues… “It was a face – a strong, reassuring face. The face of his father.” Find out what’s happening in Snowdrop’s world by watching Chapter 8: Destiny:

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Snowdrop the Spikeshuffler – Chapter 7

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The story of a little white hedgehog’s battle against the odds continues: “Deep inside his thicket, Snowdrop hardly slept that night…”

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Snowdrop the Spikeshuffler – Chapter 6

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The story continues…Chapter 6 of Snowdrop The Spikeshuffler. ‘Heaven was blue. Blindingly blue. So astonishingly blue that it brought tears to his eyes.’

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Behind the scenes at our Neurodiversity Think Tank

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Today we wanted to share with you a couple of ‘behind the scenes’ insights that came from our Neurodiversity Think Tank, about autism acceptance. The group – comprised of autistic adults – is a joint initiative between us (North East Autism Society) and Infinite Autism, to help inform and shape our services. We loved these…

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Three things you should REad about autism

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To help us process the mountains of information and posts being shared on social media this week, we have asked Kieran Rose, the Autistic Advocate, to list his top three helpful resources for understanding #autismacceptance. It doesn’t take much more than a cursory search of the word ‘autism’ at the moment to discover the minefield…

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Story Behind the Map

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At the very heart of everything we do for #autismacceptance is autistic people. And when it came to the events we had planned it was no different. One such high profile event was our scheduled Great Minds Historic Walking Tour. Led by Alexander Iles, the tour was set to explore Newcastle’s history, uncovering some of…

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Snowdrop the Spikeshuffler Chapter 5

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Instead of burying his head and hoping the nightmare would go away, he began to run. He ran for dear life. 🦔 Can Snowdrop escape? Find out by watching Chapter 5: The Flyman.

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‘Great Minds’ Virtual Tour with Iles Tours

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One of the goals of Autism Acceptance Week is to highlight and celebrate some of the amazing autistic people in our world. So the Great Minds Historic Walking Tour was going to tick all the boxes. Not only was it going to be led by the incredible Alexander Iles , who is himself autistic. And…

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