Welcome to The Autism Show, the national event for autism, dedicated to the two million people in the UK who live and work with autism on a daily basis.

Taking place in London, Birmingham and Manchester, The Autism Show is for the growing community of parents, carers, professionals and individuals on the autism spectrum who all too often don’t know where to turn for answers. The event attracts more than 10,000 people searching for the latest information, advice, products and services on the condition.

At The Autism Show you will find:

News and views of the UK’s leading autism professionals, researchers and campaigners in the Autism Matters Theatre, in partnership with Research Autism. 2014 speakers included the world renowned autism researcher Professor Simon Baron-Cohen FBA, Professor of Developmental Psychopathology at the University of Cambridge and Director of the University’s Autism Research Centre; Kathy Lette, author of 11 international bestseller’s including The Boy Who Fell To Earth; and John Williams, award winning comedian and author of the blog My Son’s Not Rainman

100s of specialist products and services including learning tools, communication aids, sensory equipment, furniture, advice and support services, residential care and education, and specialist schools

New strategies and approaches for the home and classroom in The Hub: Theatre 2 sponsored by Hesley Group

Professionals, academics and campaigners on the autism spectrum themselves, providing unique insights into the condition in The Hub: Theatre 1 sponsored by Hesley Group and in association with Ask autism

Specialist professional advice from advisers, clinicians, therapists and solicitors in the 1-2-1 Clinics on topics such as Challenging Behaviour, Court of Protection, Wills and Trusts, Sleeping Difficulties, Toileting Difficulties, Independent Legal Advice on SEN, School Exclusions, Welfare Rights, Occupational Therapy, Community Support Packages for Young Adults and Legal Entitlements Post 16

Innovative sensory products in the Sensory Room created by Mike Ayres Design and OM Interactive and the Calm Rooms created by Mike Ayres Design

Inspirational performances from individuals on the autism spectrum in Autism’s Got Talent in association with Anna Kennedy Online taking place at 1pm in the Autism Matters Theatre

The Autism Show offers more practical advice, support and information on autism than can found anywhere else in the UK.