Alex Lowery speaks about autism

Category: Autism Resources

  • 16.08.14

    It’s Raining Cats and dogs by Michael Barton review

    Yesterday I read “It’s Raining Cats and Dogs: An Autism Spectrum Guide to the Confusing World of Idioms, Metaphors and Everyday Expressions”. This book was written by Michael Barton who is a Public Speaker with High Functioning Autism. The book...

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  • 25.07.14

    Preview of documentary Autism: Coming of Age

    This looks like a good documentary to watch! And this 14 minute clip from it is rather interesting....

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  • 16.07.14

    Top 10 Famous People with Autism

    Below is a video about 10 of the world’s most famous people with autism...

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  • 13.06.14

    Study connects vitamin D deficiencies with autism social behaviour difficulties

    Researchers from the Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute have found that Vitamin D may be implicated in the social behavior associated with Autism.   Serotonin, oxytocin and vasopressin are three hormones that play a part in social behavior. Vitamin D hormone...

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  • 15.04.14

    What happens when children with autism grow up?

    In the UK children and young people are entitled to educational help and support. If the needs of the child are not being met the parents have a right to go to tribunal and to get the provision their children...

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  • 11.04.14

    10 ways you can raise awareness of autism

    April is autism awareness month. Here are 10 ways in which you can raise awareness. 1. Talk to your friends – take time to explain autism to those you know. 2. Make it personal – share how autism affects you...

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  • 06.04.14

    Scotopic Sensitivity and Autism

    Scotopic Sensitivity is a condition that was named after Helen Irlen. In 1980 she discovered that individuals with reading difficulties were able to improve through the use of coloured overlays. This condition is sometimes called Irlen Syndrome. A number of individuals on...

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  • 13.03.14

    7 Autism quotes

    1. “The difference between high-functioning and low-functioning is that high-functioning means your deficits are ignored, and low- functioning means your assets are ignored.”  Laura Tisoncik . 2. “If I could snap my fingers and be nonautistic, I would not – because then...

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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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