Alex Lowery speaks about autism

Category: Media

  • 17.09.18

    What the BBC aims to do for disabilities by 2020

    According to the BBC website by the year 2020, the BBC aims for 8% of their staff to have disabilities and 8% of their characters to also be disabled. I think it’s great that the BBC hopes to employ more...

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  • 10.09.18

    Adam – film poster review

    As some of you will know: I just started College last week. I am studying media. As homework I was asked to review a film poster and I decided to review the poster for a film a man with Asperger...

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  • 29.05.18

    Is Piggy from the Lord of the Flies autistic?

    I’ve been attending a night class where I learn about English Literature studies. One of the books we’ve been studying is ‘The Lord of the Flies’ by William Golding. I’ve heard it suggested that one of the characters ‘Piggy’ might...

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  • 29.12.17

    Autism: A Curious Case of the Human Mind (Full Documentary)

    I took part in a documentary last year titled ‘Autism: A Curious Case of the Human Mind’. It is now released for the Public to see. It is an award-winning documentary exploring a brother’s curiosity of the neurological condition of...

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  • 28.11.17

    Of Mice & Men – is Lennie autistic?

    How many of you have read, watched or listened to the story called ‘Of Mice and Men’ by John Steinbeck? It’s an excellent story about two men who travel together. One of the men is called Lennie. He is a...

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  • 16.05.17

    Autism in Pop Culture

    This is a blog article about autism in Pop Culture. I’m going to be talking about how quite a few characters display signs of autism that appear in Pop Culture today. In television shows, films and books, there seem to...

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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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  • 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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Organisations Alex has worked with

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

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