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AUTIE MATES was founded in 2017 by ange Maugham, Ange is an autistic woman and also mother of an autistic child.

In 2019 AUTIE MATES merged with little treasures autism charity and we now have a growing number of venues in the North East, ran by volunteers many of whom are autistic themselves.

AUTIE MATES is a social group for autistic adults, pre and post diagnosis.

Our aim is to eradicate isolation within the autistic community.

Provide positive safe places for autistic people to be themselves and make friends.

What we offer 

  • spacious and comfortable venues

  • FREE hot and cold beverages

  • use of board games and art facilities

  • use of mindfulness art books

  • various activities

  • safe non-judgmental environment

  • friendship and oppertunity for growth

  • positivity

  • volunteer oppertunitys and much much more!

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