Autism Professionals Awards 2020

27 February 2020, Birmingham

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What are the Autism Professionals Awards?

The Autism Professionals Awards have been created to recognise and reward professionals and services who are leading the way in innovative autism practice and making a real difference to the lives of autistic people in the UK.

The Awards seek to acknowledge the outstanding contributions and achievements of individuals, teams and organisations who have demonstrated excellence, dedication and commitment to improving the lives of autistic people.

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Autism Professionals Awards 2019 Trophies
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Past Autism Professionals Awards - 2018

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Confirmed Judges

We have gathered together some of the most highly respected professionals to join the Awards judging panel. Among our judges are:

View all judges
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Why nominate?

  • Recognition for excellent work and achievement from independent specialists in the field and the National Autistic Society 
  • Celebrate indispensable professionals or teams who go above and beyond in their work 
  • Motivate and inspire teams or individual to continue and develop their working practices
  • Share best practice and practical strategies with other professionals in the field 
  • Publicity for individuals and organisations for supporting autistic people in the sector
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Entry guidelines

We ask that all submissions and nominees follow our entry guidelines.


Please read the entry guidelines before you nominate an individual or team of professionals.

Full entry Guidelines
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What are the awards categories?

There are 13 awards categories, which are divided into two sections:

  1. Individual professionals
  2. Teams of professionals
All categories
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Past winners

This is the eighth year of Autism Professionals Awards.

Find out more about our previous awards winners, including our most recent winners in 2019.

Past winners
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Asides from being part of a team that won an award it was great to hear of such beautiful work that happens across the country.

- Leamington Lamp, Inspirational Education Provision - 2019 Higher and Further Education and other education providers Award Winner

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Nominate an autism professional

Nominations are open for a limited time.

The entry deadline is Friday 8 November 2019 at midnight.

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Interested in sponsoring an award? Get in touch with our team to discuss sponsorship opportunities.

Janet Matthews E: T: +44 (0) 115 911 3367 

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