Alex Lowery is a 24 year old autistic man who who is a professional trainer and speaker on autism. He is also a Youth Patron with Ambitious About Autism. He was a panel member expert for Autkids Magazine and has contributed to a number of publications which include SEN Magazine, Autkidz, Autism Eye, he has also provided consultation expertise for ASDinfoWales and has contributed towards a number of their publications. Alex has written a book about his life and travels the UK to share his story and understanding of autism. In addition Alex recently took part in the BBC documentary ‘Richard and Jaco.’ Alex’s confidence comes from his passion to move society from awareness to acceptance. He is driven to make a difference, to this end he has with support started a Neurodiverse social group called ‘Geeks United’. Alex is a riveting speaker who uses humour to engage with the audience, his motto is ‘Changing attitudes towards ASC one person at a time.’
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.