The Centre for AAC and Autism is dedicated to building awareness of the power of Augmentative and Alternative Communication to change the lives of children with Autism and other developmental disabilities. The provide specialist training to professionals and parents and will be showcasing LAMP (Language Acquisition through Motor Planning), which is a therapeutic approach to give users who are non-verbal or are limited verbally a method of independency.

The Autism Alliance support many thousands of people with autism in residential care and outreach services. They also run schools for children with autism and train their own staff as well staff in the public and private sectors.

Brain in Hand is a revolutionary approach to help people with autism and other difficulties to live independently and be more effective in education, the work place or the community. Brain in Hand provides people with personalised support from an app on their phone; features include instant access to pre-planned coping strategies, a diary to help structure time a monitor to track anxiety levels and a system to request support if required.

The Greater Manchester Autism Consortium has been formed by the 10 social services departments in Greater Manchester. It funds and steers The National Autistic Society’s Family Services Development Project which supports the strategic development of local services for people with Autism.

NAS is the leading UK charity for people on the autism spectrum and their families. They provide information, support and pioneering services and campaign for a better world for people with autism. They will also be bringing with them their cart full of fudge to buy!

Nisai Learning helps young people to overcome barriers to learning through its innovative and unique approach to providing a different way to learn. Nisai provides a learning structure that allows students to thrive and complete their learning with the best possible result. They offer a Virtual Academy, Learning Hub and Learning Zones.

OMi design, develop and supply interactive technologies for education, health care, leisure and retail sectors. OMi technologies provide stimulating and exciting multi-sensory and learning experiences that users can control through gestures, movement and light.

Over 30 years’ experience in designing and installing multi-sensory rooms and soft play areas; also stockists of sensory products from bubble tubes, to the all-new sensory integration range.
Providers of weighted blankets, ear defenders, Chewys and an ever expanding range of therapy products and toys linked to sensory processing disorder.

Toby Churchill is a leading global provider of assistive technology; their range of products give independence and support to people of all ages and abilities with a wide range of communication, cognition and daily living needs.

The Together Trust provides a wide range of services from Residential Care, Fostering, Family Support, Community Services, Special Education and SEND. They are a not-for-profit service for people with behavioural challenges, learning difficulties, physical disabilities, complex health needs and autism.
They also offer training, consultancy and support and accept referrals from all over the UK.

Autism in Practice is a division of Wirral Autistic Society. It was formed to guarantee that the renowned high quality of the company’s autism specific practice was consistently upheld and continually developing. The initial remit was to implement bespoke approaches in both service user support and staff training. Together with raising autism awareness in the local and national sector, these remains our primary aims.

The Kaspar project looks at robot assisted therapy for children with autism with the minimally expressive humanoid robot Kaspar. Kaspar has been designed to help teachers and parents support children in many ways; Kaspar will be present on the day and Dr Ben Robins is one of our guest speakers!

We dedicate ourselves to the pursuit of learning through a range of educational endeavours to students of 5 – 19 years old from across the United Kingdom; providing day to day education as a non-maintained special educational needs school and post 16 college.
Also on offer is the residential care of students from Monday to Friday in order to provide a caring, family atmosphere for students.
They also offer training, consultancy and support and accept referrals from all over the UK.

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