Image of the Naidex Logo

17 & 18
March 2020


CDP Certified

Innovations for the Future of Independent Living

  • Images of the show in hexagons with caption: Discover the innovations transforming the health care sector
  • Images of the show in hexagons with the caption: For the latest Naidex news and event updates #Naidex45
  • Images of peope sitting at a table debating with a quote for the editor of 2A Publishing
  • Man in wheelchair talking to another man, with caption: Providing an unparalleled platform to enter and develop in the £249 billion disability market
Speaker profile for Joe Harvey: Speaking at Naidex

Speaker Name: Joe Harvey

Company Name: Joe’s Autism Talks

Joe is 24 years old and had his diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder when he was 6 years old. Joe attended a mainstream school until he was 11, where he went to another mainstream school but with an Autistic Resource Base attached. After school, Joe attended further education for 4 years and achieved a Level 5 HNC in I.T. with a Distinction. He decided to start giving talks to schools, colleges and the general public, and recently had a very successful presentation at the Autism Show in London.

Dont miss this seminar

Seminar Title: Growing Up With Autism

Joe’s presentation is about his journey with autism, from school to now. He talks about what strategies school had used for certain behaviours, and if they didn’t work, then he explains why not. There are lots of insights about how a person with autism ‘works’. Joe also discusses how he was able to independently travel to college and how he didn’t want to use the services of the special needs department, preferring to be the same as everyone else.

Joe Harvey will be speaking in the following theatres:

Theatre 7 - Tuesday at 13.15 - 13.45: Growing Up With Autism

Naidex is proud to partner with