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Abilia Toby Churchill

Stand: A19

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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Stand: E9

AngelSense is the only phone that is designed specifically for individuals with autism and their families. Our mission is to create a safer world for individuals with autism who tend to wander, or need support with building their independence skills. The cutting-edge technology was developed to bring you the most accurate tracking, monitoring and communicating solution along with immeasurable peace of mind.

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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 Progress

Stand: C19

Autism Progress is a new tool which profiles people on the autism spectrum, providing schools and adult services with targeted support strategies that are tailored to the developmental stage of each individual. Autism Progress combines expertise from Autism Wessex, Scottish Autism and the North East Autism Society, and is supported by assessment specialist B Squared. We are now trialling Autism Progress within selected schools, and look forward to launching our new profiling tool in the Autumn.

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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 framework within the Connecting Steps assessment software can be used to profile individuals on the autism spectrum. Targeted support strategies are provided, tailored to each individual’s developmental stage. Our evidence management system, Evisense makes it easy to capture photo/video evidence of learning and share it with parents securely, helping to increase parental engagement.

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Beam ABA Services

Stand: A9

Beam ABA Services works with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), ADHD and other complex behavioural needs. We use ABA therapy to bring about meaningful and purposeful change in behaviour, growing an individual’s independence and enhancing their experience of the world. We work with children and young people across early intervention, school, university and transition years.

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Birmingham Hippodrome

Stand: C19

Our relaxed performances are intended to cater for people who may find going to the theatre challenging, especially people with an Autistic Spectrum Condition, learning disability or sensory and communication disorder. Current relaxed performances on sale include The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and our pantomime, Cinderella.

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Bristol Street Motors

Stand: A16

Bristol Street Motors is a national motor retail brand recognised for its honesty, integrity and quality of customer service. Awarded National Dealer Group of the Year for the third year by Motability, our award winning teams can advise on the benefits of the Motability Scheme through worry free motoring.

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Bristol Street Versa

Stand: A16

Bristol Street Versa has been supplying wheelchair accessible vehicles (WAVs) for over 25 years. We are committed to making the process of choosing and buying a WAV as simple and straightforward as possible for our customers. We supply both new and used WAVs to both retail and Motability customers.

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Building Skills

Stand: LEGO®-Based Therapy Workshops

Building Skills provides LEGO®-based therapy training for staff who wish to set up a group in a school or community setting. Participation on the one day LEGO®-based therapy training is sufficient to enable you to set up and implement LEGO®-Based Therapy in one of these settings.

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Cambian Group

Stand: B6

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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Danshell Group

Stand: A17

Danshell supports adults living with a learning disability or autism with complex needs across 23 specialist health and social care settings in the UK. We work in partnership with the people who use our services and their families to ensure that they have increasing choice and their voice is heard and acted upon at all levels in the organisation.

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Derwen College

Stand: A21

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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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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Hereward College

Stand: B18

Hereward is an ability-inclusive Further Education college. We offer both day and residential places and welcome all students, including those with diverse and complex support requirements; we pride ourselves on being a place for everyone, providing an integrated environment within which our students flourish. We promote an all-round learning experience, equipping students with tailored opportunities that will challenge and support their personal development

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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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Stand: A15

Independent Parental Special Education Advice (known as IPSEA) is a registered charity (number 327691). IPSEA offers free and independent legally based information, advice and support to help get the right education for children and young people with all kinds of special educational needs (SEN) and disabilities.

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Jumping Clay

Stand: JumpingCLAY Workshops

Playing with JumpingCLAY is a stimulating process encapsulating all the senses. We believe that “learning by doing” or “experiential learning” helps to reinforce a child’s development and education. It helps great students to achieve more and struggling learners to master more complex concepts.

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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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Longdon Park School

Stand: D17

Based in stunning grounds in Derbyshire, Longdon Park provides ‘outstanding’ education for children between the ages of 7 and 18 who have been diagnosed with autism or demonstrate behaviours associated with autism. As specialists in our field, we recognise that children with autism need to be taught in a different way; a way that is individual and relevant to them.

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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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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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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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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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Parallel London

Stand: A19a

Parallel London is the world’s first fully inclusive mass participation event taking place this year on Sun 3rd Sept in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Designed for all ages and abilities; anybody can take part in one of our five distances (10km, 5km, 1km, Super Sensory 1km, 100m). We will also be hosting a free family festival showcasing the best in innovation and inclusion.

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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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Play Doctors

Stand: A2

The Play Doctors are family company supporting the inclusion of all children by providing visual resources and training particularly for those with autism, Special Educational Needs, unseen impairments, social communication difficulties, or those who have English as a second language.

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Queen Alexandra College

Stand: C6

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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Research Autism

Stand: D11

Research Autism is the only UK charity dedicated to the promotion of high-quality research into autism treatments, therapies and other approaches. We are independent. We carry out our own research and also provide impartial information about autism approaches and research conducted by others. Our website meets the requirements of the NHS Information standard, which confirms the scientific rigour that is applied to all content and opinion. Our vision is of a world in which people with autism are no longer excluded, and where they and their families are able to enjoy a good quality of life.

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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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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: 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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Stand: A4

Sunfield is an independent residential special school and charity in the West Midlands. We have over 80 years of experience in supporting boys and girls, aged 6 – 19 years, with complex learning needs, including autism.

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The Aurora Group

Stand: A6

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

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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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Stand: A15a

Tracscare acquired Brookdale Care in 2015 to become the largest specialist autism care provider in the country. Tracscare is a specialist outcome focused provider of support for people with autism, mental health needs, learning disabilities, and acquired brain injuries.

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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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