We hope you will leave this conference inspired, informed and with deeper insight and some practical advice around improving wellness in people with Autism across a range of environments.
During the conference, you will have the opportunity to listen to renowned speakers from academia, healthcare, the criminal justice system and those with a lived experience of autism.
Bradford City Football Club
You will be invited to engage with immersive and knowledge building workshops, browse relevant and inspiring stalls and network with a range of stakeholders and professionals.
Professor Bhismadev Chakrabarti
Professor of Neuroscience and Mental Health. Research Director of the Centre for Autism
Professor Rita Jordan OBE
Emeritus Professor, Autism Studies
Senior Lecturer and Consultant Dietician. Featured regularly in the media
Renowned Speaker with a lived experience of Autism
Intensive Interaction Project Leader: Leeds and York Partnership NHS Trust. Founding Director of the Intensive Interaction Institute
National Autism Advisor for The Richmond Fellowship Scotland
Lecturer and Researcher at Leeds Beckett University. Leads the Technologies for Health and Wellbeing research group. Advisor to the UK Government’s Student Loans Company
Adult with Asperger Syndrome. Author of the highly acclaimed memoir “A Pony in the Bedroom”. Animal Therapy and Autism
Abbey Goodwin, Clodagh Wall, Natalie Stuart, Abbey Gregory Lees
Social Work Health and Social Care students, University of Huddersfield. Researching differences in support and services for people with Autism between Norway and the UK
Delegates will receive at hot food buffet, refreshments throughout the day and some useful resources to take away with them.
The venue is fully accessible with lift access, disabled access toilets, and an induction loop fitted. There will also be designated quiet rooms available for use by delegates on the day.
Delegates who are travelling to the conference and staying in Bradford overnight can book a room at The Midland Hotel quoting ‘Specialist Autism Conference’ to receive the following room rates: £59: Standard room, single occupancy B&B / £69: Standard room, double occupancy B&B / £10: Upgrade fee to premium room / £20: Upgrade fee to executive room.