Alex Lowery speaks about autism

Category: Independent living skills

  • 14.02.18

    More things Parents of autistic children should know

    Sorry I haven’t blogged in a while. I was off sick due to stress and anxiety for a couple of months. I’m back now and my plan for today is actually to respond to 5 of the comments from an...

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  • 10.10.17

    10 reasons why autistics may find getting public transport ‘independently’ hard

    There are a lot of people on the autistic spectrum who really struggle with getting public transport independently. This is by no means a difficulty for everyone. Some autistics get a bus or a train no problem, but for others...

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  • 10.11.14

    Business support

    Self employment is great for autism! Here are some links to help you think of some ideas 🙂   Creativity Unleashed This site offers e-books and training on thinking of a business idea Mind mapping site Business ideas forum Innovation solutions...

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  • 08.10.14

    Getting started with the Thermonix

    One thing to know about me is that I can cook very little. I can only cook some basic foods like sausages and microwave meals. Some of the difficulties I have when it comes to thinking ahead, multy-tasking and many...

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  • 15.09.14

    10 things I thought I would never achieve

    I have faced a lot of difficulties in my life. Here are things I have succeeded in doing that I thought would be impossible.   1. A job – I am self employed and at one time I thought I...

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  • 28.05.14

    Second Look (I) [Autistic Adults Outreach Video]

    This is Part I of Second Look, a 30-minute outreach video about autistic adults that was produced by the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare’s Bureau of Autism Services....

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  • 30.01.14

    Alex’s trip to London. Part 2 : Following directions

    Alex’s trip to London – You can read part 1 here. Alex wants to keep on learning new skills and so decided he wanted to use this opportunity to practise following instructions. Ambitious About autism had sent some photo instructions,...

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  • 02.01.14

    Muddy trousers

    I live by a lot of rules, one of my rules is to have clean clothes for two days, unless they get really dirty or something on the first day, in which case I’ll put fresh clothes on for the...

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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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