Alex Lowery speaks about autism

Category: Autism Resources

  • 14.12.18

    Autism and Dental Care, A guide to treatment

    Going to the dentist can be a cause for anxiety for most of us, but it’s a very different feeling for those with autism. Patients with autism often have difficulty staying still and allowing the dentist to do what’s needed,...

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  • 18.08.17

    An autism friendly classroom is good for everyone

    Many children  are facing long waits to receive a diagnosis. The NICE guidelines suggest that a child should only wait three months between referral and diagnosis. These targets are proving difficult to meet. There are cases of children waiting up...

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  • 01.02.17

    Disability and technology

    In this post I want to explore a number of ideas around technology and disability. I will seek to look at different views of disability.  I will look at how technology views disability and how it can help. What is...

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  • 07.11.16

    10 tips for mums whose children have additional Needs

      Sylvia is mum to five children, she is keen to use her experience to help others who are starting out on this autism journey. 1. Unconditional love- a secure loving home is the foundation for any child.   2....

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  • 27.10.16

    Autism and Child’s Play

    Today’s article will be focussed more on Children than it will be on adults with autism. I particularly want to focus on the angle of how children with autism ‘play’. It is often said that children on the autistic spectrum...

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  • 26.08.16

    Imagine studying a language that you just can’t learn

    Imagine you are moved to a new country and you have to learn a new language. You want to get to grips with the lingo and try to get a book to teach you the language. You walk into the...

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  • 05.08.16

    5 myths about autism and socialising

    Alex is now working on his new book about autism and co-occuring conditions. The first chapter he wrote is about socialising. I have found this chapter really interesting and have decided to write down 5 commonly believed myths. The use of the...

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  • 26.07.16

    In the Key of Genius: Derek Paravicini and Adam Ockelford at TED Talks

    Here is a TED Talk about the autistic musical genius, Derek Paravicini. He is amazing at playing the piano! Feel free to watch.  ...

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Organisations Alex has worked with

  • Autism Cymru
  • Chester University
  • Glyndwr University
  • National Autistic Society
  • St John's Ambulance
  • Welsh Government

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