Alex Lowery speaks about autism

Category: Becoming autism friendly

  • 18.11.16

    What might ‘touch’ be like for an autistic? – quote from Alex Lowery

    A lot of people like Physical Contact. For many people, hugs are comforting. When someone wraps an arm around you, you may feel loved, or when someone puts a hand on your shoulder, you may feel there are people who...

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  • 01.11.16

    All in a flap

    I recently wrote an article for the ‘Special Educational Needs’ (SEN) magazine. I wrote the article on the subject of Stimming. You can view the link to the article that’s on their site here. I also did a Fixers project on Stimming in...

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  • 03.09.16

    Does Sickness affect autistic people?

    I have been feeling sick with a Cold, Asthma flair-up and Chest Infection for about two weeks now. I’m just starting to recover (at least I think and hope I am). Anyway, I’m not blogging today, so I can get...

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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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  • 07.06.16

    Poems by Callum Brazzo

    Today we have two Poems by Callum Brazzo. Callum is a 24-year old autistic poet and social entrepreneur. His social venture is called Spergy – an arts-based platform for people on or interested in the autistic spectrum. You can follow...

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  • 26.04.16

    Can you make it to the end?

    Here is a film made by the NAS about helping to understand how a person with autism may view the world. It isn’t the case for everyone, but I had a similar feeling as a child. Save...

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  • 18.04.16

    Teaching road safety to my son with autism : What I would do differently now

    I have been reading team meeting notes from Alex home based programme. I thought it might be helpful to share some of the problems that arose and how they were dealt with. This week I am going to talk about road safety. Road safety was...

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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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