Alex Lowery speaks about autism

Category: Social Skills

  • 19.02.15

    Should we teach children with autism to play?

    Throughout Alex’s childhood I along with his teachers and therapists put a lot of effort into attempting to teach Alex to play. If I am really honest I don’t think these approaches were ever successful. The problem just went away...

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  • 27.08.14

    10 ways to help a child with autism who struggles to read body language

    Alex was interviwed for the ITV film last week. Alex was asked if he had ever been given strange looks in the past when he has engaged in ‘stimming’ in a public place. Alex said he can’t really read body...

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  • 03.12.13

    10 pointers to keep a child with autism safe from bullies online

    Bullying can affect any child or young person, but evidence suggests that individuals with autism are particularly vulnerable. Kevin Healy has started an online anti-bullying campaign, you can read about it here. Here are some suggestions for keeping your child...

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  • 09.10.13

    10 things you should never say to NT’s

    Non autistic people get upset for reasons I can’t work out. Here are some examples that I have since learnt will cause upset. Here is a mini guide to avoid the pitfalls. 1. Look just because your rabbit has just...

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  • 28.09.13

    Thoughts on repetitive talking and questions

    Below is a my latest video, featuring my thoughts on repetitive talking and questions. A mother of an autistic child asked me,”When my son wants to talk to me about something he really loves. I am not interested in his...

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  • 26.06.13

    Living with autism

    Below is a documentary about a 17 year old boy with Asperger Syndrome. It’s very interesting. I’d suggest checking it out....

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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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