Join us for our Walk and Talk

We welcome you to come along to our weekly walk and talk; our popular and friendly member-led group set up to offer peer support for neurodivergent people. Our charity was created to give the voice back to those who are often spoken for. With that in mind we value your lived experience, your perspectives and…

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Neurodiversity Celebration Week 2023

Some say awareness; We’re not invisible.   Some say acceptance; We already belong, we don’t need to ‘ask’ to be respected and treated equally.   Instead, this week we celebrate. We stand proud of our neurodivergence and the identities that make us who we are. From Autism, ADHD and Dyslexia to Dyspraxia, Dysgraphia and beyond.…

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Daniel’s Journey

My Journey Hi, I’m Dan and I help with the social media for Tees Valley Buddies. Since it’s Autism Awareness Week, I wanted to talk about my journey with being neurodivergent (autistic). I didn’t have many friends growing up, and I was ok with that. I saw school as an opportunity to learn but not…

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Jaime’s Autistic Journey

This is my autism journey so far – two years on.   By Jaime Appleby- Tees Valley Buddies   I was diagnosed as autistic in January 2020, aged 32, and since then I have been on a discovery journey. The first year after I was diagnosed, I was still getting my head around it all.…

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