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The Autism Show - Manchester

Autism Show

The national event for autism, offering more information, help and advice on autism (including Asperger syndrome) than anywhere else in the UK.


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.


Just some of this year’s highlights include talks from Dr Olga Bogdashina, Co-founder, Programme Leader and Lecturer at the UK Branch of the International Autism Institute; Nigel Thompson, Head of Inspections – Children’s Health and Justice at the Care Quality Commission; Lorraine Petersen, Education Consultant Specialising in SEND and Previously Chief Executive of NASEN; Lauri Love, Computer Scientist, Political Activist and Autistic Individual; and Actors Travis Smith and Lucy Gaskell who play Mark and his mum Sophie in the BBC’s The A Word.