Michael Barton
Author, International Autism / Neurodiversity Keynote Speaker, Autistic Spokesperson, Autism Consultant, Musician and Automotive Data Analyst  
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Michael Barton

Autistic Spokesperson, Autistic Author, Autism / Neurodiversity International Keynote Speaker, Autism Consultant, Musician and Automotive Data Analyst 



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Michael Barton is an experienced speaker on autism, Asperger's syndrome and neurodiversity, having toured the UK, given over 100 talks to date and been featured around the media from Channel 4 and the BBC to the New Scientist magazine.


He is also a patron of CASPA - Life with Autism - a charity based in South East London that runs youth clubs for young people on the autism spectrum.

Michael gained a Physics degree from the University of Surrey in 2014 and now works as an E-commerce Data Analyst for Autovia, making me one of just 29% of the autistic population in employment.

He gives talks at conferences, workshops, schools and training sessions globally about his experiences of being on the autism spectrum.


He also advises companies on their Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) policies surrounding neurodiversity.


His talks focus on the positive aspects of being autistic, which give people a more optimistic view of the future and break down the barriers autistic people face.

In Michael's spare time he is an accomplished musician, playing jazz piano, bass guitar, drums and percussion (including spoons) with a variety of bands.


On top of that he is also a black belt in judo and enjoys rock climbing.

He is the author of

 It's Raining Cats and Dogs published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers


 A Different Kettle of Fish published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers.


He has also self-published his third book "What Has Autism Ever Done For Us?"


The Autism Advantage ~ Making the Most of Neurodivergent Talent in the Home, School and Workplace


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