Exhibitors

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Stand: B12
A2ndvoice CIC are pan-London not for profit organisation run by parents and carers with autistic children and adults. Raising awareness, acceptance and understanding from different perspectives, outreaching also to the Africa, Caribbean, Asian and Minority Ethnic Communities (ACAME) and Dual Heritage Communities in tackling the taboos and myths around Autism. We host a range of face to face and online activities and events looking at the needs of the entire family. Supported by Autistic People and Specialists. Register for their CPD Accredited workshop on Autism: A Cultural Perspective Lived Experience and receive a 10% discount.
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Stand: B22
Achieve together is one of the UK’s leading providers of support for people with learning disabilities, autism, PMLD, deafness, hearing loss and associated complex needs. We are dedicated to empowering individuals, enabling them to develop skills for life and healthy relationships, as well as supporting them to boost their confidence and self-esteem. Our vision is to provide the best specialist support, inspiring a generation to ensure people live happy, healthy and meaningful lives.
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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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Stand: C10
Aspris Children’s Services is the new brand for the Priory Education and Children’s Services organisation. Across our specialist schools, colleges, children’s homes and fostering agency, Aspris provides the highest standards of education and care to children with a range of needs. Whether we are working with young people with autism, learning difficulties, social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) difficulties or supporting some of society’s most vulnerable children, we are committed to helping each child to fulfil their goals and achieve their aspirations.
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Stand: E7
AutAngel is an autistic-led CIC working nationally and based in Reading. We offer a range of peer support groups, autistic-led online events and our programme Exploring Being Autistic for people identifying or diagnosed as autistic. We offer autistic-led training to organisations. Our book Being Autistic is available at our stall.
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Stand: E7
An autistic led lifestyle brand that celebrates neurodiversity. Remember: A ‘normal’ brain is not fit for purpose… but our clothes are! #WeAreAutCouture. Insta: @We.are.autcouture
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Stand: B5
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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Stand: C3
Autism Eye, media partner of The Autism Show, offers in-depth, independent and useful information for parents and professionals.
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Stand: B1
We are a blended team of peer support practitioners, nurses, speech and language and occupational therapists. Using lived experience alongside trained professionals’ knowledge, we provide diagnostic, clinical support. social prescribing and coaching and mentoring to autistic individuals and their support network to help achieve their potential.
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Stand: A21
Autism Wellbeing are a dedicated professional team who draw upon our lived experience and the strengths neurodiversity brings to our social enterprise. We recognise that, just as each autistic individual is unique, so too are the relationships they have with their family and the people around them.
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Stand: A13
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: D13
A not-for-profit organisation created by autistic people to enable families with autistic children, and autistic individuals to get out into the community and socialise in an accepting, inclusive environment. We provide support and advice to families and individuals, promote acceptance of autism through education, and protect autistic rights through campaigning.
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Stand: D9a
We are a preferred provider of alternative education provision specialising in delivering statutory programmes for children and adults with learning disabilities aged 5–95. Our mission is to promote education and social inclusion among adults and children with special educational needs and disabilities, as well as others.
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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
A leading firm with expertise in special educational needs (SEN), community care, deputyships, health and welfare Court of Protection matters and medical negligence. We provide advice around EHCPs, appeals to the SEND Tribunal and accessing support and funding from social services and NHS and challenging cuts to care.
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Stand: A3
Braincalm Sounds: proven, safe, effective brain calming and organising programme that uses complex therapeutic sounds, improves sensory processing, speech development, behaviour regulation and reduces anxiety. Fully personalised online courses for all ages and conditions, at home or in school. Personal support provided by The Braincalm Institute. Powered by SAS Centre.
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Stand: C11
Brain in Hand is a digital self-management support system for people who need help remembering things, making decisions, planning, or managing anxiety. It’s not condition-specific, but is often used by people who are autistic, who have learning difficulties, or who are managing mental health challenges. Combining human support and digital self-management technology, Brain in Hand helps people live more independently.
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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: E15
The only smart glove in the world that can translate any sign into any spoken language – instantly.
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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
Consensus is an award-winning independent provider of specialist residential, supported living and centred-based settings for individuals with learning disabilities, autism, Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) and additional complex needs. We currently support over 650 adults and young people in one of our 90 services across England, Scotland and Wales.
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Stand: A5
Cosmo is an award-winning learning and assistive technology device helping to create inclusive learning, therapy and play environments. Designed in collaboration with researchers, teachers and therapists, it effectively supports the development of cognitive, physical and communication skills of people of all ages and abilities.
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Stand: B0
Cubbie – Personalised Sensory Regulation (PSR), is a new and better way to help autistic people and those with sensory needs. Cubbie is an easy-to-use, immersive personal space of sound and vision for students with sensory needs, driven by software and wheelchair friendly. In a Cubbie, students can be effectively regulated in 5, 10 or 15 minutes with a Sensory Sprint, preventing sensory overloads and enabling them to quickly return to their classrooms. Visit stand B0 to see Cubbie in action and learn how it’s benefiting the lives of autistic pupils from its creator, David McIntyre.

Click HERE to watch a short video of Cubbie’s story so far.

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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: D4
Our vision is to create a world where communication resources are standardised, diverse and accessible, to reduce the support gap to lower income families and to advocate for accessible work places. Discover SEN is about helping schools and therapists reduce their workload by creating easy to use resources and giving families the opportunity to learn and grow when an educational need, disability or disorder can feel overwhelming.
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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: A23
A blog and autism information resource for families of children with autism. Written by Lesley Burton, founder of SenseToys and mother of an autistic son, Eddie.
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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: D9
Assess-Support-Thrive: Better lives for autistic people. I Support Behaviour is a team of specialist behaviour analysts. We use the research and knowledge base of positive behaviour support to help create better lives for autistic people, through specialist intervention and through training of the stakeholders around the autistic individual.
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Stand: E5
Limpsfield Grange School is the UK’s only school solely for autistic girls. We are an outstanding special school, maintained by Surrey County Council, where day and residential places are available for students aged 11 – 16. We offer a curriculum accredited through a range of qualifications including GCSEs, delivered by our experienced and dedicated staff team. Our aim is to fully prepare our students for successful lives beyond Limpsfield Grange.
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Stand: A11
Our unique charity serves the autistic community of London and surrounding counties. We are led by autistic people and kind, compassionate allies. We leverage the insight of lived-experience to support autistic people at every stage of their lives. We offer mental health and material support to autistic people and carers.
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Stand: E23
London South Bank University’s part time MA Education (Autism) course is ideal for practitioners in education, health, social care, or the voluntary sector who are interested in working with autistic learners of any age and across the spectrum (in keeping with the 0-25 framework in the Children and Families Act 2014). Autistic people are encouraged to apply and should feel confident that staff are committed to offering appropriate support as required.
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Stand: E17
QTrobot is an expressive social robot designed to support a variety of use-cases including education of children with autism and other special needs education and human-robot interaction research and teaching.
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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: D8
We are an advocacy by neurodivergent people. We came together as a non profit volunteer group to build a self-advocacy and peer to peer support network dedicated to empowering autistic adults, harnessing our talents, overcoming our barriers, and achieving equality in employment, relationships and wellbeing.
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Stand: D1
OMI are pioneers in developing interactive projections for multi-sensory use in the Care/Education Sector since 2005. We design and supply mobile and fixed systems for floors, walls and ceilings with engaging motion-activated content specifically aimed with the autistic learner in mind. Key themes include social interaction, emotional understanding and personal/motor skills.
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Stand: D10
Our specialist care, education and therapeutic services support children with complex needs and learning disabilities including autism and social, emotional and mental health difficulties (SEMH). Our approach increases the likelihood of positive outcomes by creating an environment for each individual to develop both personally and academically, preparing them for their transition to adulthood.
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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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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: 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: 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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Stand: C12
Hear from SEND experts in our FREE weekly podcast focusing on Special Educational Needs. The SENDcast from B Squared is a multi award winning podcast with over 80,000 downloads. It’s a great way to keep up to date with policy changes, share best practice and improve your knowledge around SEND.
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Stand: E12
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: E16
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: B9
B&D CAG – Including the National Autism Unit (advanced accreditation by NAS); Adult ADHD and ASD Outpatient Clinics; ESTIA Centre, specialist training, research and development resource; Community Mental Health and Learning Disability teams. We work in partnership to inspire a committed, passionate and competent workforce and healthier lives for people with autism, learning disability, ADHD and additional mental health needs.
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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: 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: 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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