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Stand: D4
Untangling life with every step… An app alternative to laminated picture cards; free to download on Apple or Android. Use easy editing features to create your own or modify prewritten sequences for daily tasks or journeys. Then follow sequences in four different views using the ratings bar to identify anxiety and completion levels for each step.
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Stand: B1
Act for Autism is a social enterprise, not-for-profit organisation set up by two passionate professionals and parents who have worked and lived with autistic individuals for over 20 years. Our joint experience as counsellors, actors, drama teachers, presenters and mothers gives us a breadth of experience which we use to help teachers, parents and other professionals.
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ALAG is a pan‑London CIO working to highlight the needs of autistic people across London. ALAG’s primary objective is to offer information, advice, advocacy and a support group to reduce levels of isolation and increase meaningful participation in the local community. ALAG also offers autism awareness training to a wide range of organisations.
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Stand: C5
Ambitious about Autism is the national charity for children and young people with autism. We provide services, raise awareness and understanding, and campaign for change.
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The Autism Education Trust (AET) helps children and young people with autism to receive an education, enabling them to reach their potential. The AET is a not for profit programme led by two national autism charities – the National Autistic Society and Ambitious about Autism.
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Autism Eye, media partner of The Autism Show, offers in-depth, independent and useful information for parents and professionals.
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Autism, My Family and Me is a start-up company to raise Autism awareness. It was established in 2019 by a passionate, enthusiastic and highly experienced individual. We are determined to enhance the understanding of Autism and empower professionals, ASD students, and their families through our innovative training and interactive workshops.

Stand: B22
The Autistic Empire is an autistic social organisation built by, and for, autistic adults to form a community based on autism as a civic identity, and to provide practical tools and services for all autistic people.
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Stand: E21
An autistic led organisation which runs weekly groups supporting autistic adults, teens and parents of autistic children. We are the lead in the UK for fighting against autistic abuse.
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Stand: C12
Our Autism Progress tool can be used to support individuals on the autism spectrum. Find out about our assessment frameworks developed in response to the Rochford Review and how our evidence management system Evisense makes it easy to capture and securely share photo/video evidence of learning, helping to increase parental engagement.
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Stand: B8
BeyondAutism is a charity dedicated to empowering people with autism to lead fuller lives through positive educational experiences, training for the people who work with them and support for their families and carers. Our services include Independent Special Schools for 4-19 year-olds, Post-19 provision and Outreach and Training.
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Stand: A19
We are a leading firm with expertise in special educational needs. We provide SEN advice to parents, other solicitors, case managers and other professionals. Unlike most education solicitors we specialise exclusively in SEN, helping children with learning disabilities get the extra help and support they need, in the school they choose.
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Stand: B14
Breckenbrough is a non-maintained special school, with day and residential placements for boys aged 9-19 with a range of complex needs, including autism/Asperger’s Syndrome. Delivering the full national curriculum, we are a “specialist” school, providing a nurturing, supportive environment for our students to be themselves, aspire and be successful.
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Stand: B12
Calvert Trust Exmoor enables people with physical, learning, behavioural and sensory disabilities to experience exciting, challenging and enjoyable outdoor activities. Located in an area of outstanding natural beauty on the edge of Exmoor National Park and a short distance from the North Devon Coast, our award winning centre welcomes guests of all ages and levels of ability, together with their families & friends.
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Stand: C7
Providing specialist support to enhance the learning experience for young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder. We provide a student-centred environment, coupled with a unique educational approach and individualised programmes of learning, where we aim to draw out the potential in each student and work alongside them to discover their strengths.
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Stand: C8
Cavendish Education is a very unique schools group. We educate and inspire exceptional young people and aim to ignite the spark of genius that is inherent in every child. It is our responsibility as educators to identify, celebrate and support each student and to deliver outstanding outcomes.
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Stand: B13
Choice Care Group provides personalised residential support and supported living for adults with learning disabilities, mental disorders and complex emotional and behavioural needs including autism across care homes and individual tenancies in Wiltshire, Hampshire, Gloucestershire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Surrey.
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Stand: D11
We’re an accredited, nationally recognised learning disability service provider with 90 services in England, Scotland and Wales. We provide tailored support and accommodation in residential and supported living services, as well as short breaks and community support. Consensus supports over 500 adults with learning disability, autism and complex needs.
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Stand: C13
Derwen is one of the largest specialist colleges in the country, graded ‘Outstanding’ at its last two consecutive inspections. The college provides supported living and day provision to young people with a wide range of LDD including autistic spectrum conditions. The college’s specialism is personalised learning in real work environments.
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Stand: E21
We deal with all legal issues relating to people in the workplace, from employment law to business immigration, from pensions to other corporate employment services. Our education team has expert knowledge of the sector. They provide a full range of workplace services to the governors and senior management teams of schools, colleges and universities, as well as to employees and students.
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Stand: B11
Come and see our award-winning dyscalculia assessment and intervention programme. The assessment provides an insight into the underlying maths difficulties without bringing in a dyscalculia specialist. it also provides an individual intervention plan with a scheme of work. Using the graduated approach pupils are successfully making gains.
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Stand: D6
Estate Planning Solutions offer you a specialist will-writing and estate planning service, tailored to meet your specific requirements and to achieve your individual objectives. We pride ourselves in taking a truly customer-orientated approach and offer you a wide range of estate planning services focussing on solutions rather than off-the-shelf products.
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Stand: B3
Explore Your Senses are proud to supply sensory toys and equipment for babies, toddlers and children; hand-selected for those with special needs, including ADHD and Autism toys. We also have a range of kits which are suitable for early years developmental environments such as nurseries and pre-schools. Our fun kits, exploration bags and discovery tubs make the perfect addition to any sensory room
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Stand: E10
Home From Home Care provides a range of specialist needs-led services for adults (17-64) with learning disabilities and complex support needs including Autism, Epilepsy, Severe Learning Disabilities, Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities, Sensory Impairment and associated Health & Mental Health issues. Our approach comes from having been created by parents. Combining the family perspective with experienced professionals from social care, a dynamic service has evolved that strives to offer individuals with a learning disability better outcomes and wider horizons.
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Stand: Jumping Clay Workshops

At Jumping Clay we pride ourselves in providing kids workshops and activities for all abilities. We understand the importance of finding the right balance between assistance and independence to increase the sense of achievement and building your self-esteem as we go. Visit the Jumping Clay Workshops for your free guided sessions.
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Stand: B15
Muntham House is a school which supports young people with challenging behaviour and their families and carers. We have over 60 years of successful experience of supporting young people with emotional and social difficulties like ADHD and Autism.
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Stand: D3
Founded in 1962, we are the UK’s leading charity for autistic people and their families. Our goal is to help transform lives, change attitudes and create a society that works for autistic people. Please join us or get involved or make a donation today. You’ll be helping some of the 700,000 autistic adults and children in the UK.
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Stand: C11
National Autistic Society Sybil Elgar School provides high-quality education and care, using a holistic approach, in a safe and stimulating environment for autistic students aged 4-22. The school, with its creative approach and performing arts specialism, ensures students are supported and encouraged to achieve their full potential.
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Stand: D1
OMi is a leading UK developer and provider of motion activated interactive sensory systems, Their unique gesture controlled systems deliver multiple benefits for individuals with ASD. Used as controlled stimuli, it is encouraging learning through imitation, improving communication, increasing attention span, self-awareness, reducing stress and more.
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Stand: D10
Options Autism is a national provider of specialist education, care and therapeutic services for children, young people and adults with autism, complex needs and learning disabilities. Our services include specialist schools, residential care homes, transition services and community support services.
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Stand: B4
Options Supported Holidays provides escorted traditional-style holidays for adults with learning disabilities. We run holidays throughout the year, in the UK, the Mediterranean and far-away places. All our holidays are different, aiming to meet our clients’ desires – sight seeing, relaxing by the pool or beach, evening entertainment, learning about the local area and cultures, theatre outings, excursions. Once on holiday our clients are involved in deciding the type and nature of the outings and activities they would like to do.
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The Participatory Autism Research Collective (PARC) was set up to bring autistic people, including scholars and activists, together with early career researchers and practitioners who work with autistic people. Our aim is to build a community network where those who wish to see more significant involvement of autistic people in autism research can share knowledge and expertise.
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Stand: D9
Playgrade Trampolines (part of the Capital Play Group) specialises in the design, supply and installation of in‑ground and above ground trampolines for home and commercial environments, such as schools, SEN schools, leisure parks and family attractions. From risk assessments to safe installation, maintenance and use, we are the trampoline experts.
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Stand: B7
Precious Homes is a specialist community care provider supporting adults with learning disabilities, autistic spectrum condition, mental health needs and behaviours that may be described as challenging to increase their skills and independence in the community. Contracted with a range of Local Authority and CCG partners across the country.
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Stand: D12
Independent special school (Outstanding) and Young Adult Provision for young people aged 5 – 25 with severe autism and complex needs. Training for parents and professionals. Specialist approach developing independence, communication, choice-making, community inclusion, vocational skills and work placements. Berkshire, UK – wide reach.
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Stand: C10
We make a real and lasting difference to young people’s lives through quality education and care solutions. Whether we’re working with young people on the autistic spectrum, with our society’s most vulnerable young people, or with those displaying challenging behaviours, we believe everyone deserves the best chance to grow, and to get an education that equips them for a brighter future.
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Stand: D14
Re:Cognition Health is an award-winning brain and mind clinic specialising in diagnosing, treating and optimising the mental health of individuals of all ages covering conditions including autism and ADHD through to Alzheimer’s disease. The industry-leading team use the latest research and techniques to achieve the very best patient outcomes.
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Stand: B19
Rompa and Winslow will be bringing the best of their Snoezelen® multi-sensory products and practical resources for people who are on the autistic spectrum. Make sure you visit stand B20 for some great offers and to speak with our knowledgeable team about how we can help you!
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Stand: C9
Founded in 1987, Ruskin Mill Trust’s Practical Skills Therapeutic Education research lead method has enabled children and young adults to overcome barriers to learning, become skilled, and return to their communities with greater independence. We offer both residential and day placements and admissions are accepted all year round.
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Stand: D5
At Safespaces we supply custom-made safe rooms and sleep areas for use at home, in schools, and for respite care or holidays. Safespaces equipment is designed for adults and children who may be unsafe in an ordinary room or bed. Typically we supply products for people with special, sometimes very complex needs including autism, epilepsy and challenging behaviours.
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Stand: A3
The easy to apply SAS neuro-sensory listening programmes aim to improve sensory processing and speech development. Each brain training course is personalised around the needs of the client and can also strengthen attention, understanding, learning, physical and social skills. SAS also offers training for professionals in the UK and other countries.
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Stand: C15
We’re the disability equality charity in England and Wales. We provide practical information and emotional support when it’s most needed, and campaign relentlessly to create a fairer society.
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Stand: E4
SEN Books is a specialist bookshop with books and materials for students, teachers and parents. We have lots of titles on dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD, dyscalculia, DCD, Asperger Syndrome and Autism.
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SEN Legal are a national and highly successful specialist education legal practice with a reputation for helping to obtain special educational provisions for children and young people with special educational needs. With over 20 years’ experience in SEN Law (and a current success rate of 97%), we are able to help you achieve the best possible outcome for your son or daughter within a mainstream, specialist or independent school.
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Stand: A23
SenseToys specialises in providing toys, books and resources for children and young adults with autism for improving communication and interaction skills. We will have a selection of communication products, sensory products, biting aids, and timers, at bargain prices so do visit our stand to buy. We take cash and credit cards.
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Stand: E12
We design and manufacture weighted blankets, weighted jackets and other sensory therapy items in child and adult sizes. Weight has been found to calm and relax the proprioceptive system, helping to ease anxiety, aid concentration and enable better sleep. Our products are CE marked and MHRA registered.
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Stand: A2
We create assistive technology solutions that help people with disabilities do things that everyone else takes for granted. The hardware and software we create is used by people all over the world. It can be split into four main areas: Communication aids; Environment control; Computer control; and Interactive Learning.
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Stand: E25
SpaceKraft develop and manufacture a full range of sensory products that provide genuine solutions for carers and teachers who face the difficult challenges of special needs people. Drawing on the expertise of professionals working in the field, SpaceKraft has created an unrivalled range of sensory products that come with a built-in seal of approval from people like yourself, who have real experience of the demands made on sensory products in a Multi-Sensory Environment.
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Stand: B17
St. John’s is a special educational needs (SEN) school and specialist college that provides education, care and medical therapy to young people aged 7 to 25. We welcome learners who have a wide range of complex learning disabilities, those with autism and related autistic spectrum conditions (ASC) and young people who have special needs resulting from behavioural, emotional and social difficulties (BESD).
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Stand: B6
St Josephs Specialist Trust is a co-educational residential and day school catering for children between the ages of 5 – 19 with moderate, complex and severe learning difficulties. St Josephs has excellent provision for learners, within the above categories, who are on the Autistic Spectrum.
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Stand: E13
Swalcliffe Park is a specialist residential and day school for boys aged 11-19 who have needs arising from their autism spectrum conditions. Across the educational day and residential settings, the school emphasises the development of students’ communication, independence, self-management and personalised achievement. Education was judged as Outstanding (Ofsted January 2012).
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Stand: A15
TCES Group is a Social Enterprise providing education for pupils, referred by Local Authorities, between the ages of 7 and 19 whose special educational needs – their social, mental and emotional health or their Autism Spectrum Condition – have prevented them from being successful in a mainstream educational placement.
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Stand: E17
The Good Schools Guide independently reviews more than 1,200 schools, covering special schools and the SEN provision offered in mainstream schools, in both the state and private sectors. Its specialist SEN consultancy helps parents to find the right school for children with autism and other special needs, or to deal with problems they are having with school. Its services range from an advice ‘phonecall through to a nationwide school search, and covers education right from starting school to the specialist colleges for 19-25 year-olds.
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Stand: A9
Makaton is a language programme using signs and symbols to help people to communicate. It is designed to support spoken language and the signs and symbols are used with speech, in spoken word order. With Makaton, children and adults can communicate straight away using signs and symbols. Many people then drop the signs or symbols naturally at their own pace, as they develop speech.
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Stand: E19
The View School provides education for young people with social emotional and mental health difficulties, including a diagnosis of an autistic spectrum condition, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, oppositional defiance disorder, pathological demand avoidance and post traumatic stress disorder during secondary and post 16 phases of education.
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Stand: E3
As the world leader in eye tracking and AAC, Tobii Dynavox provides innovative speech-generating devices, special education and literacy solutions, and alternative computer access methods. Our vision is a world where everyone, regardless of physical or cognitive ability, has a voice of their own, access to education and literacy, and control of everyday technology.
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Stand: E9
Tough Furniture is a specialised manufacturer of furniture designed to address the problems of the challenging areas of the care market and autism provision. We have been designing and manufacturing for these areas for 23 years and, as the name implies, it is quality-built to cope with careless and abusive treatment.
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Stand: C2
Special Direct, as part of the TTS family, is full of exciting and inspiring resources to help children with special needs. We have an extensive range of resources to support children who have Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Speech and Language difficulties. We aim to consistently improve our range and have been busy building relationships with SEN professionals, so that we can offer resources that are practical, relevant, and useful to the people that matter.
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Stand: A13
University of East London is a highly successful provider of education, early childhood, special needs, social work and teacher training programmes. We also play a key role in the provision of education services and professional development throughout east London and beyond.
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Stand: B21
Welcome to West Heath School. We are a Specialist Independent School catering for a diverse range of needs for boys and girls age 11-19, many of whom have emotional and social communication difficulties. Prior to coming to us, some of our students will have been excluded from mainstream education for a period of time. Here they find a strong therapeutic approach to learning and all students, when they arrive with us, spend time in HEART, our health, education, assessment and revitalising therapy unit, where we can fully establish the strengths and needs of each individual child.
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Stand: D2
Widgit aids understanding and communication for people who find reading text difficult. Our software is used globally to create symbol-supported materials in-print, on-screen and online. Come and see our programs which can be used to create resources to support routine, emotions, behaviour and social interaction!
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