If you commission, or are involved in finding, support for people with learning disabilities, autism and complex needs, there are a host of events in the learning disability calendar to keep you up to date, inspired and involved.

15 – 16 June 2018, ExCel, London

The Autism Show is the largest event in the UK dedicated to autism for parents, carers, professionals and individuals on the spectrum. The event attracts around 4,500 people each year looking to find the most up to date information, advice, products and services relating to the support of those with autism.

Consensus will be supporting the event by  offering expert advice and guidance on support and accommodation for people with autism at Stand D2. Dr Margaret Wilson, Autism Consultant for Consensus, will also be presenting expert insights on ‘Onset Mental Health Challenges in Adolescence/Early Adulthood: Causes, Preventative Strategies and Support’ in The Hub, Theatre 2, Friday, 15th June, 2.30-2.50pm.


14-16 November, Manchester Central

The National Children and Adult Services Conference (NCASC) is an annual opportunity for individuals and organisations with responsibilities for children and adults in the statutory, voluntary and private sector to meet. Each year, the conference draws together over 1000 delegates with a shared interest in the breadth of this policy area.

The 2018 conference will feature an exhibition where over 80 organisations, including government departments and executive agencies, will have the opportunity to showcase a wide variety of services and solutions to influential decision makers in local authorities, statutory providers and other colleagues across the health, social care and education sectors.

Consensus will be supporting the event by exhibiting and showcasing our range of support and accommodation services for people with learning disabilities, autism and behaviours that challenge.


28 November 2018, ILEC Conference Centre, Earls Court, London 

Learning Disability Today London, is the largest inclusive learning disability event of the year. This year’s programme will focus on Policy and Practice; Health and Well-being; and Learning Disability and Autism.

The event now in its 18th year will offer an exhibition area featuring a host of exciting and innovative projects and organisations that extend choice and control for people with learning disabilities, as well as a seminar programme delivered by a multitude of high quality speakers who are learning disability practitioners and thought leaders in the field.