Autism Dialogue Conference 2018

We are excited to announce our first Autism Dialogue annual conference, which will be held on 14 December 2018 at Quaker Meeting House, Sheffield, UK.

Sheffield Quaker Centre BuildingThis full day conference and workshop is a celebration and consolidation of eighteen months practice in this new field, with around fifty participants in various settings.  It is a unique opportunity for you to learn from the organisers and researchers, hear first-hand experiences from a range of delegates and engage in a Dialogue yourself.

The conference will bring together autistic people, autism researchers, practitioners, clinicians, families and supporters from around the UK. As a group, we will discuss the elementals of dialogue, key areas of priority, research and potential areas of implementation for autism.  Read ‘The Purpose of an Autism Dialogue Conference‘.

Join us for:

  • keynote speeches and oral presentations from participants, researchers & practitioners
  • parallel dialogue sessions
  • Q & A panel
  • network opportunities
  • get involved

Main Meeting Room, Sheffield Quaker Friends Meeting House.
Main Meeting Room, Sheffield Quaker Friends Meeting House.

14th December 2018.  9.30am – 5pm.
Quaker Meeting House, 10 Saint James’ Street, Sheffield, S1 2EW. UK – View Map
We will do our best to make this event ‘autism-friendly’ as possible and setting aside a silent space. The venue has full wheelchair access. There will be no obligation to attend the dialogue workshop part of the event and no obligation to contribute at all during the day.

There will be a maximum of 80 attendees present. The cost for the full day conference is £25. We have currently an offer of a free place from a kind sponsor.  If you would really like to attend but would find this fee the main barrier, please email us, outlining your circumstances in no more than 100 words. Equally, if you would like to sponsor a place or places, please contact us now. We will be announcing succesful applicants on November 1st.

Please feel free to make an additional donation to support our costs here.

Developed by leading social and quantum scientist David Bohm and his associates in the 1980’s, Dialogue has become an internationally renowned professional practice in a wide variety of areas.  More information about Autism Dialogue here.

Read testimonials from previous participants here.

You can view a video of the Quaker Meeting House here.


Autism Dialogue is a volunteer-led grass roots organisation.
We are proud members of (and adhere to the Professional Standards of) the Academy of Professional Dialogue and Sheffield Autistic Society.

Directions, parking, venue details etc. here (page under construction).

Questions?  Get in touch.