Europe’s most exciting disability and independent living event will return to Birmingham’s NEC for an incredible 44th edition on 25 & 26 April 2018.

Last year, Naidex smashed all expectations as its new organisers firmly re-established it as the event for the disability and independent living sectors. Brand new interactive features, worldrenowned speakers, industry giants as well as innovative startups are on the agenda for what is set to be the best Naidex in its long established history.

With five months left until the show, an outstanding array of speakers have already confirmed to present at the exhibition. Naidex has recently seen the addition of some of the most esteemed names in disability join the fold, elevating the agenda to new heights…

Director of the National Autistic Society, Carol Povey

Since 2016, the National Autistic Society has been delivering their Too Much Information campaign to transform public understanding of autism. In this talk, Carol will outline how the National Autistic Society has achieved a shift in attitudes and the challenges that still remain.

Chair of the Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition, Professor Dame Sue Bailey

Sue will be providing a talk that will look at what values-based practice is in the context of a ‘whole systems approach’ to the mental health of children and young people with disabilities.

Chair of the Sexual Health and Disability Alliance, Claire de Than

Claire will delve into the impact of human rights law on the lives of people with disabilities, as well as exploring factual scenarios and best practice for healthcare professionals in relation to this complex field.

Interactive features! 2018 will see the Mobility Test Track and Live Sports Arena return to Naidex, presenting delegates with an unmissable opportunity to see, touch, test and try before they buy. Further to this, these interactive features provide a safe and fun environment to get involved and meet new people. Naidex 2018 will also see the arrival of two brand new, never before seen features: the Moving & Handling Lab; and the Home, Design & Build Summit.

If world-class speakers, a plethora of industry-leading suppliers and new features aren’t enough, Naidex will also have masterclasses, one-to-one advice, hundreds of live demos, unparalleled networking opportunities and much more! Be at the forefront of all things disability and discover the innovations that will change the way you

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