Alex Lowery speaks about autism

Category: Employment

  • 17.12.18


    The Autism Spectrum Disorder, popularly known as ASD of Autism, is a fettle that normally has wide ranging symptoms for individuals. The challenges which faces an individual diagnosed with autism are; difficulties in social interaction, communication, and also in the...

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  • 31.07.18

    How I became a public speaker by Alex Lowery

    One of the questions I’m frequently asked is “How did you get into public speaking” I’ve also had a number of fellow autistics contact me saying that they wish to start doing public speaking. I decided it might be a...

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  • 13.06.18

    Should an autistic worker have to disclose their diagnosis?

    As part of my role I have been learning about employment law and health and safety at work. I was particularly interested to read about employee duties under Sections 7 and 8 of the Health and Safety at Work Act...

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  • 09.01.17

    We are not all Sheldon Cooper

    Today I’m blogging about the portrayal of autism in film and TV. I’ll be looking at an autism stereotype that the media often likes to portray. I hope you enjoy! It does seem like we’re still in the age of...

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  • 24.03.16

    Routes to autistic homelessness and routes away by Jules Akers

    Today we have an article by Jules Akers on the subject of ‘routes to autistic homelessness and routes away’. I hope you enjoy reading it. I met Jules Ackers at the ESRC seminar New Directions in Autism Research Cardiff. Jules...

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  • 09.02.16

    Autism and employment by Alex Lowery

    I wrote an article for the second booklet of ‘Autism in the workplace’ by Jonathan Andrews. Jonathan has given me permission to share the article on my own blog. It’s about my experiences of employment. The first time I ever...

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  • 01.09.15

    Autism and the Workplace: Specialist Skills and Wider Talents by Jonathan Andrews

    Today we have a guest article by Jonathan Andrews. Jonathan is 21-years old and was diagnosed with Pervasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS), a lesser-known type of autism at the age of 9. He is also a Youth Patron at...

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  • 23.07.15

    Autism in the Workplace

    Here is a link with information about autism in the work place. It is a collection of experiences of adults with autism in the workplace. It is well worth a read. Click here to read it. Jonathan Andrews edited it....

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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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