The Autism Directory LIVE Shows are national events in North and Mid Wales (bi-annually) and in South Wales (annually).
History of the Shows
The Autism Shows were launched in September 2017 at Cardiff City Stadium. This was a pilot to see if there was a need for such an event, and the feedback from over 1400 visitors confirmed that there certainly was – with 85% of feedback being good or very good.
So in 2018 we put on three shows: North Wales (Llandudno), Mid Wales (Aberystwyth) and again in South Wales (Cardiff). Feedback from all shows was just as positive, although the venue in Aberystwyth wasn’t found to be suitable.
For 2019 we have decided to focus on just the South Wales Show in Cardiff. The North and Mid Wales Shows will be back in 2020.
The aim of all the Shows is to bring easy and local access to the products and services that support the autism community, together in one place for a day so you can get to see and speak to them face to face.
The Shows are an exhibition of different organisations that serve the autism community which attend to provide their information to you on how they can help.There is also a great line up of seminar speakers throughout the day on a variety of topics that are important to the autism community.
For 2019 (Cardiff Only) we are also adding a number of pre-bookable Workshops for a smaller number of people so we can give more specific help and advice on certain topics. There will be a number of exhibitors offering one-to-one clinics and there will also be a Support Zone where you can meet community organisations providing local support.
There will be a Quiet Room and an Artists Corner showcasing the talents of adults on the spectrum.
The Shows also provide a great opportunity to meet other individuals, families and professionals that attend.
To get an idea of what these shows are like please take a look at the videos, seminars and pictures from past shows – use the menu on the left hand side of this page.