the autism show 2018
2nd May 2018
Autism West Midlands are exhibiting at this year’s autism show in Birmingham on 22-23 June, NEC, Birmingham.
This year’s Autism Show, the national event for autism (including Asperger syndrome), is returning to Birmingham and is packed with over 100 hours of specialist talks, workshops and clinics, plus 100s of products and services.
At The Autism Show you can choose from over 100 hours of talks, clinics and workshops plus hundreds of specialist products and services which can make an immediate difference to those you care, support or teach.
Hear the UK’s leading autism professionals, researchers and campaigners discussing the latest news and views on the condition in The Autism Matters Theatre in partnership with The National Autistic Society.
Just some of this year’s highlights include talks from Lorraine Petersen, Education Consultant Specialising in SEND and Previously Chief Executive of NASEN; Travis Smith, Actor who plays Mark in BBC’s The A Word, Singer and Autism Advocate; Emma Jordan, Community Paediatric Dietitian and Chair of the British Dietetic Association Autism Sub-group; and Dave Hewett, Trainer and Consultant; Director of the Intensive Interaction Institute.
New to Birmingham this year, the autism show a will be working with the Birmingham Centre for Arts Therapies (BCAT) to deliver Arts Therapy Workshops showing how art, dance, drama, music and play therapies can benefit children and adults with autism at the NEC, and Art Therapy Workshops at EventCity.
Visitors who are looking to source innovative sensory products or simply want to enjoy a sensory experience at the show can immerse themselves in the ever popular Sensory Room, created by Mike Ayres Design and OM Interactive. Mike has also designed a Quiet Room for visitors who might need to find a calm space during their visit. This can be accessed via the Organiser’s Office in the hall.
Visit The JumpingCLAY Workshops to discover a sensory hands-on learning tool for the classroom, clubs and home. You can take part in a free guided craft session, pick-up information or just have a chat. Onsite staff have a wealth of experience to offer and there are value for money options to purchase on the day too.
Amongst this huge amount of content, visitors can explore the exhibition to find the UK’s leading suppliers of learning tools, visual aids, sensory equipment, furniture, advice and support services, residential care, specialist schools and much more.
Visit http://birmingham.autismshow.co.uk/ for further information