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Abilia Toby Churchill

Stand: C6

Abilia Toby Churchill is the UK branch of the Abilia family. Together we develop, manufacture and provide assistive technology to people around the world. Our range of assistive products give independence and support to people of all ages and abilities, with a wide range of communication, cognition and daily living needs.

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Acorn Care and Education

Stand: A17

Acorn Care and Education Group is the largest combined children’s services group in the UK. We specialise in working with children and young people who have complex needs. Their needs may be behavioural, emotional, social, learning, physical or a combination. We build care around the unique situation and individual circumstances of each child by providing frontline fostering, educational and care services.

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Alderwalsey Hall School and Sixth Form Centre

Stand: A21

Alderwasley Hall School and Sixth Form Centre are situated in picturesque Derbyshire, close to the towns of Matlock, Belper and Wirksworth. We provide specialist education, therapy and care for children and young people aged 5 – 19 years, with speech, language and communication needs and/or Aspergers Syndrome and/or Acquired Brain Injury (ABI).

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Autism Eye

Stand: A11

Autism Eye, media partner of The Autism Show, offers in-depth, independent and useful information for parents and professionals.

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Autism West Midlands

Stand: E8

We are the leading charity in the West Midlands for people with autism. We use our passion and expertise to enrich the lives of people with autism and those who love and care for them. Our passionate, expert staff and volunteers work across all age groups and abilities, providing direct support to people with autism.

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Stand: B4

Autismlinks is a website providing information and contacts which the users of autism services, their families, and their carers have found useful in dealing with the condition.

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B Squared

Stand: D18

Our Autism Progress tool can be used to support individuals on the autism spectrum. Find out about our new 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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Birmingham Centre for Arts Therapies

Stand: Arts Therapy Workshops

The Birmingham Centre for Arts Therapies (BCAT) is a registered charity which was set up in 1993 to provide an accessible arts therapies and more recently an arts in health service throughout the Midlands, the UK and extending to an international service. We assist children and adults who are experiencing mental health, behavioural or emotional issues.

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Cambian Group

Stand: D11

We are one of the largest providers of specialist behavioural health services for children and adults in the UK. Although our work embraces many specialist disciplines, it is united by a common purpose: to actively enable each and every one of the people in our care to achieve their personal best, however it is defined by them or for them.

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Capital Play

Stand: E10

Capital Play is the largest retailer and manufacturer of superior quality in-ground and above ground trampolines and wooden climbing frames in the UK. All our trampolines come with long warranties and are the safest on the market.

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Chewigem By Gemious

Stand: A16a

Chewigem - for the need to chew! Stylish, functional and designed to look amazing. It is widely recognised that many people with sensory needs find chewing a way of remaining calm during times of stress. Chewigem is intended to sooth and comfort children and adults with any type of chewing needs. Non - toxic, washable and a design to meet all needs.

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Coleg Elidyr

Stand: C19

Founded in 1973 and set in 180 acres of stunning rural Carmarthenshire, Coleg Elidyr is a specialist residential college for young people with learning difficulties and disabilities. The only college in Wales to have achieved formal Accreditation by the National Autistic Society, we have been judged as ‘Excellent’ by Estyn, the Education and Training Inspectorate for Wales.

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Education Advocacy

Stand: D3

Education Advocacy is a specialist legal consultancy, which provides legal support and guidance to parents of children with special educational needs, taking them through the education legal jungle. We provide a professional, affordable legal service. Our experienced case workers understand the responsibility, stress and anguish that having a child with special educational needs places on parents.

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Estate Planning Solutions

Stand: B6

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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Explore Your Senses

Stand: E14

Visit our friendly team to discover an innovative range of sensory toys and resources that will help to calm, stimulate and brighten any sensory area.

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Hesley Group

Stand: C12

Established in 1975, Hesley Group provides flexible, specialist residential services and schools. We aim to offer the best possible care, education and vocational opportunities for young people and adults, often with autism, who have a learning disability and complex needs with behaviour that may challenge.

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Home From Home Care

Stand: A12

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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Intensive Interaction Institute

Stand: A20

Intensive Interaction is an approach designed to help people at early levels of development, people who have autism, people who have severe, profound or complex learning difficulties. Intensive Interaction works on early interaction abilities - how to enjoy being with other people - to relate, interact, know, understand and practice communication routines.

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Jumping Clay

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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Just Ausome

Stand: A19a

Autism awareness clothing & accessories. Raising awareness and acceptance proudly and positively! Created by a mum with 3 children on the autism spectrum!

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Kisimul School

Stand: A5

Kisimul Group Ltd and Cruckton Hall (boys only) are leading independent residential special schools (Lincolnshire and Surrey) offering a homely and safe environment for children and adults who have severe learning difficulties, challenging behaviour, autism, Asperger’s and associated co-morbid presentations and global developmental delay.

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Limpsfield Grange School

Stand: A20

Limpsfield Grange School exists to support girls aged 11 -16 with a wide and diverse range of needs. Our students have: Autism, Asperger’s syndrome, and speech, language and communication difficulties. We also offer places to girls who due to their physical or emotional vulnerabilities would not have the resilience to succeed in a mainstream setting. We are a residential school where day places are available.

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LVS Oxford & LVS Hassocks

Stand: D13

LVS Oxford offers a supported learning environment for young people who have a diagnosis on the autism spectrum. Based on our successful school, LVS Hassocks, our approach focuses on building life skills to give these young learners greater opportunities for living more independently when they leave.

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Stand: E9

A private platform for parents, health care workers, & schools to build bespoke mobile apps to further enable independence in the lives of individuals with special educational needs and disabilities. Build your own app using your own media & content; Private app exactly as you need it using your own media; Social Stories, First / Next, Visual Timetables; Share your feelings log.

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Mike Ayres Design

Stand: D1

We design and create multi-sensory environments, sensory studios, soft play rooms and safe rooms for anyone with additional and special needs. The company offers a complete service, from beginning to completion and ongoing maintenance. We also manufacture switch access systems and have an extensive mail order catalogue of multi-sensory products.

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Multi-Sensory World

Stand: A19

We are a sensory toy company committed to providing products, equipment and activities that encourage development through the stimulation of senses. We also sell the latest Fidgets. Multi-Sensory World offers imaginative and fun inspiring ideas for all ages and abilities.

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Murray’s Medical Equipment

Stand: D17

Murray's Medical supply a wide range of medical products specialising in paediatrics. Proudly displaying the Safety Sleeper, portable, secure, sleep system, which keep those at risk of night time wandering or self harm, secure and comfortable.

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National Autistic Society

Stand: A3

We are the leading UK charity for people with autism (including Asperger syndrome) and their families. We provide information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a better world for people with autism. Our work relies on your support, so please get involved or donate today.

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OM Interactive

Stand: C1

OMI is a leading UK developer and provider of motion activated interactive sensory systems. Our 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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Options Autism

Stand: B14

A national provider of care and education to children, young people and adults with autism, complex needs and behavioural, emotional and social difficulties (BESD). We use best practice alongside our own innovative and robust evidence based models and clinical practices to deliver exceptional outcomes.

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Options Supported Holidays

Stand: A18

Options Supported Holidays Ltd is a tour operator providing supported holidays for adults with learning disabilities. We run holidays throughout the year in the uk and overseas. Our holidays are run by experienced, qualified and dbs checked holiday supporters who support small groups of holiday makers.

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Orbis Education & Care

Stand: A5a

At Orbis we work with children, young people and adults with needs associated with Autistic Spectrum Condition. We offer flexible, family-friendly services that support the education, care and clinical needs of individuals: including learning disabilities and complex sensory, social and communication difficulties.

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Stand: A22

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: D8

Piota designs high quality, affordable mobile apps to connect schools, parents and pupils. This enables better communications and engagement with parents, cost saving opportunities for schools, a new way to sample and evidence parental and student opinion, and projects a progressive image for your school or group. It's quick and simple to use. The Head can send news items to everyone. Teachers can send messages to specific year groups or classes. The school office can use it to send and process school trip forms. Parents can use it as a convenient reference source when out and about.

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Poppi Contract Furniture

Stand: E8

The team at Poppi have over 38 years experience. Our passion is modern design with smart, robust features."VSEC" secure TV cabinet range is popular in both contract and domestic settings with members of the public purchasing for home use."BEADBAGZ" has water resistant covers, multiple stitching and no zips. Just two examples of what Poppi can offer.

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Queen Alexandra College

Stand: A15a

The reason why so many students choose QAC is because it offers a great variety of academic and employment focused courses. This combination with excellent learning and leisure facilities and friendly staff is a winner. During their time at QAC learners are able to develop their academic as well as their social skills, make new friends and enjoy being independent and responsible for their own decisions and actions.

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Rainbow Fostering Services

Stand: A6

Our aim at Rainbow Fostering is to enable young people to thrive and achieve their goals. These are children seeking a loving home who have often not had the best start in life. Their behaviour can be challenging, but providing them with support and stability can enable them to flourish. To achieve this, we commit to providing our carers with outstanding support and training.

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Ruskin Mill Trust

Stand: C9

Providing personalised programmes for over 25 years, Ruskin Mill Trust [RMT] is a diverse charitable organisation which operates a national network of quality services including education, care, training, advice and homes for people with complex learning and behavioural difficulties, from 7 years old to mature adults.

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Stand: B16

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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SAS Centre – Sensory Activation Solutions

Stand: E18

SAS offers easy to apply brain training programmes to improve sensory processing and speech development. Each affordable listening course is personalised around the abilities and needs of the client and can also strengthen attention, understanding, learning and physical & social skills. SAS supports A2ndVoice and other parent support groups.

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SEN Magazine

Stand: A18

SEN Magazine is a glossy, full colour magazine published every two months and packed full of interesting and authoritative features, news and articles covering all issues to do with SEN and disability. It's essential reading for teachers, SENCOs, carers, parents, therapists and all practitioners in special needs.

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Stand: A2

Educational toys and sensory toys for autistic, SEN and early years children. If you need resources for children with special needs or autism, SenseToys offers a handpicked range of sensory and educational toys.

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Sensory Direct

Stand: B15

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: D2

We are completely committed to teaching skiing and snowboarding to individuals with additional needs and rehabilitation challenges. Our team of fully qualified ski and snowboard instructors has the knowledge, experience and passion to provide tailor-made coaching for a wide range of complex physical, psychological and mental health needs, including learning disabilities, autism, dyspraxia and deafness.

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Stand: EHCP Help Centre

We offer a free, friendly, independent and confidential telephone helpline for parents and others looking for information and advice on Special Educational Needs (SEN). We concentrate on helping people to find their way through the legal and procedural maze which is so daunting to so many who try to obtain satisfactory provision for a child’s special needs.

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Stand: C18

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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The Aurora Group

Stand: A15

We are an innovative provider of education and care for children, young people and adults with special needs.

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The Thomas Centre

Stand: D19

Our established and well respected holiday park, set in 25 acres, is specifically designed for families, young people and adults affected by autism and related conditions. Families and groups from specialist schools, colleges, residential care and those in supported living have found our fantastic facilities provide the perfect holiday destination.

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Tobii Dynavox

Stand: B17

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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Tough Furniture

Stand: C4

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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TTS Group

Stand: A9

TTS is home to innovative, educational resources. Some say our name stands for Terrific Teaching Solutions... others believe Totally Terrific Savings... and those who say Truly Terrific Stuff have been fans for years! The simple fact is they are all true. We spend our lives talking to teachers, advisors, parents, early years professionals and many, many others, whose number one priority is the same as our own - children. The result is exceptional resources that will meet your needs and do what they promise - or your money back!

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West Kirby School and College

Stand: A14

WKS is a day and residential specialist setting for young people with social communication difficulties and associated complex learning difficulties relating. The majority of pupils have a diagnosis within the Autism spectrum and access a range of educational, therapeutic and day services within the single setting.

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Witherslack Group

Stand: B8

The Witherslack Group is a leading provider of specialist education, care and therapy for young people with behavioural, emotional, and social difficulties, communication difficulties and complex learning needs, including autistic spectrum conditions and Asperger syndrome. The Group provides outstanding outcomes through its national network of schools and children's homes.

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