Alex Lowery speaks about autism

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  • 01.02.17

    Disability and technology

    In this post I want to explore a number of ideas around technology and disability. I will seek to look at different views of disability.  I will look at how technology views disability and how it can help. What is...

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  • 09.12.16

    5 Apps and ideas for social stories

    I used social stories to help to teach Alex social rules and to help him to cope with change and a new experience. One example was the use of a social story to help Alex to understand that he couldn’t...

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  • 08.11.16

    Suicide, drug and alcohol abuse – the elephant in the room of autism

    Today I am going to talk about something that is not talk about very much in autism circles. Parents whisper to those who understand ‘My son or daughter is autistic and takes drugs’. They are ashamed to make this information public. Often this is accompanied...

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  • 04.06.16

    Alex Lowery got to meet Dr. Temple Grandin

    One adult with autism who’s inspired me is Dr. Temple Grandin. For those of you who don’t know, Temple Grandin is famous for her high knowledge and understanding of animals. She was also one of the first people with autism...

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  • 02.06.16

    A day with Dr Temple Grandin

    Tomorrow (God willing) I will be traveling down to Reading with my mother and my little sister to hear the one and only Dr. Temple Grandin This is someone I’ve wanted to meet for as long as I’ve known about...

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  • 23.05.16

    Alex Lowery news May 2016

    Alex Lowery update  Alex is getting on and to tell you about some events that are coming up. Alex will be speaking at the Autism Show on the 2nd July in Manchester. He will be on the AutisticUK stand and his...

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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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  • 05.04.16

    When Church hurts : Corporate worship and my special needs child

    This post first appeared here and has been republished because Shauna gave me permission to share this on the blog.     She came up to me, our first Sunday there, and said, “If your son needs to be in a...

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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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