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autism show 2019

8th April 2019

Autism Show Birmingham 2019

Autism West Midlands are exhibiting at this year’s autism show in Birmingham on 21-22 June, NEC, Birmingham. There will also be the opportunity to book on our autism & anxiety one to one advice and guidance sessions for parents/carers. Autism West Midlands staff can help parent/carers to understand the reasons behind their child’s anxiety and advise on strategies and resources to help.

At the show, you can pick and choose from over 100 hours of talks, clinics and workshops, plus hundreds of specialist products and services. Once inside the event, all content is free to access and CPD certified for professionals.

Don’t miss Georgia Harper and Sam Ahern, presenters of Channel 4’s Are You Autistic?; Willard Wigan MBE, the internationally renowned micro artist; and Dr Glenys Jones, Honorary Lecturer and Researcher at Autism Centre for Education and Research, University of Birmingham, all appearing in the Autism Matters Theatre, at the NEC, on the 21st and 22nd June.

Learn practical strategies and approaches which can make an immediate difference to you and those you care, support or teach in the Hub Theatre 2. Presentations include preventing and managing distressed behaviour at school; developing independence in the classroom or at home; and supporting adults with Asperger syndrome: a holistic approach.

Listen to the experiences of autistic adults to gain insights into your past, present and future, in the Hub Theatre 1, speaking on surviving secondary school; how I turned my autism into a career; and getting a diagnosis aged 27.

Access specialist clinicians, therapists and advisors offering free one to one advice on a range of topics including managing distressed behaviour, mentoring and employment support, preventing and challenging school exclusions, and autism and anxiety in children and young people.

Interact with special new features such as the Sensory Room, Arts Therapies Workshop, Beat to Beat Workshop, and the amazing Willard Wigan Gallery, where you can view the smallest handmade sculptures ever made and meet the artist himself.

Amongst all this content, discover 100s of specialist products and services including learning tools; communication aids; sensory equipment; advice and support services; and residential care and specialist schools.

Find out more and book here: 

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