The Autism Show – Manchester
World’s first Autism show offers a chance to shine !
Title of Talk : An Autistic Actor/Presenter in a Neurodiverse world – and how I got here
Sam Downie is speaking for 30 minutes at The Autism Show, the national event for autism, in association with the National Autistic Society. You can catch Sam, on The Hub : Theatre stage 1, from 2.50pm to 3.30pm, on Saturday 29th June 2019.
Sam will be talking about being an Actor on screen, stage and radio – who happens to have Autism (and Epilepsy). Sam will also be showing his short film called “Unique Human” co-produced with 104 Films & Biggerhosue Film – a film that recently screened at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019. Sam will tell you about his journey as an Actor, as well as being diagnosed late as an Adult on the autistic spectrum.
Sam’s credits include : Doctor Who (Zombie in “New Earth”), Torchwood (opening titles & 1st season), Coronation St, East Enders, MacBreak Weekly (TWiT TV), CLICK (BBC News), The Gadget Show (Channel 5), BBC Radio 2, BBC 6 Music, BBC Radio Bristol, Macworld Magazine, MacFormat Magazine & Podcast, Bristol Sounds podcasts, Tech:Casts Podcasts and many more..
About The Autism Show
Listen to the experiences of autistic adults, to gain direct insights into how they live, as people with Autism.
Just some of the topics covered this year include “There’s nobody like me”: an autistic teacher’s insights into school life for female autistic students; pros and cons of autistic parenthood; how to be autistic and happy; An Autistic Actor / Presenter in a Neurodiverse world; The mental health survival guide: autistic edition; and senses and sensibility: findings from our Grand Sensory Survey.
The Hub: Theatre 1 has a seating capacity of 80 and sound is relayed to the audience through wireless headsets to reduce sound levels in the hall.
Places are offered on a first come, first served basis, so please arrive as early as possible before the session, to save disappointment.
See you there !
29th June, 2019 – Hall 1 – EventCity – Manchester – M41 7TB – Phoenix Way, Off Barton Dock Road, Urmston
Event Website link : https://manchester.autismshow.co.uk