A new one-day conference exploring autism, assistive technologies and sensory issues, will be held on Thursday 1 October at Old Trafford in Manchester, UK.
The conference, Autech 2015, will gather together world-leading experts in robotics, biometrics and cloud-based technology, to explore how people with autism can be better understood, supported and encouraged to live the fullest lives possible.
Conference organizer Wirral Autistic Society, is a multi award-winning charity employing over 800 people and attracting attention nationwide for its services, including an innovative employment training scheme for young people with Asperger’s syndrome and a specialist training consultancy, Autism in Practice.
Autech 2015 is for social care professionals, educators and autism practitioners – but also for the families and caregivers of those with auBsm who want to ensure they are briefed on the very latest technological developments.
Also speaking will be autism champion Dame Stephanie Shirley, named by the Science Council as one of the top 100 practicing scienBsts in the UK, and autism sensory expert Olga Bogdashina.
Autech 2015 will also feature a market place for delegates and an exhibition of art by people with autism on the theme ‘art and technology’.
For further information and to book places, please visit www.autech2015.co.uk