Alex Lowery is now a professional public speaker and trainer on autism. He was trained in public speaking through Autism Cymru.
Alex has also contributed to a number of publications which include the book ‘Letters from the home front.’ by John Clements and a post diagnostic pack for adults. In addition, Alex has written his own book about his life with autism from early childhood where he found the world a terrifying place through to becoming a public speaker. ‘Thinking Club: A filmstrip of my life as a person with autism’.
Alex is a young man who is committed to raising awareness of autism. To this end he has set up a business as a public speaker and trainer on autism. Alex has also become a Youth Patron with Ambitious About Autism. Alex is a keen photographer. Alex shares his experience of autism through regular blog posts on his website and by making short films for YouTube. He also has a busy Facebook page. Alex is keen to improve life for adults, children and young people who have autism in any way he can.
2014 Autism Hero Award
Alex has won a 2014 Autism Hero Award for Outstanding Personal Achievement Community. He attended Holly’s Ball in June 2014 to get his award. Alex has been asked to speak at Holly’s Ball in June 2016.
Alex on Television
In April 2017, Alex was featured in the documentary on BBC One Wales titled ‘Richard and Jaco: Life with Autism‘. It was about how the Welsh actor, Richard Mylan reflects on his experience of raising a son on the autistic spectrum.