Speaker profile

Tim Nicholls

Head of Policy and Public Affairs
National Autistic Society (NAS) (Confirmed)

Tim is Head of Policy and Public Affairs at the National Autistic Society (NAS). His team works across education, health, social care and employment to make sure that Government policy reflects the needs of autistic children, adults and their families.

In his years at the NAS, Tim has worked with the on new Autism Act Statutory Guidance, and campaigned on long autism diagnosis waiting times, reducing the number of autistic mental health inpatients and improving teacher training. He sits on the Government’s National Autism Strategy Executive Board.

Agenda sessions

DAY 2 - April 4, 2019

  • HOT SEAT & SEND THEATRE

    • 1:00 pm
      No longer held back: Making the Education System work for Children on the Autism Spectrum