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Alex Manners

Asperger's Champion, Motivational Speaker, Presenter & Author

Alex Manners

Alex Manners

Alex Manners

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Alex Manners
Asperger's Champion, Motivational Speaker, Presenter & Author
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Disability
Aspergers
Autism
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Author of "That's Not Right! My Life Living with Asperger's". Buy on Amazon in paperback or kindle.

My personality is colourful, quirky and fun. I love wearing bright, multi-coloured, flowery and flamboyant clothes. I am focused, determined and have a lust for life. I consider myself lucky to have Asperger's because I believe it will be the catalyst that allows me to "Pursue my Passions" and achieve my dreams!

I present talks on "My Life Living with Asperger's" to many different companies, law firms, universities, schools and autism groups. I have presented talks to places such as Coca Cola, Linklaters, Viacom, Zurich Insurance and the Autism Shows across the UK. I have also written many articles and had many TV & Radio interviews on my Asperger's, have started my own "Autism & Football" campaign and appeared on series 10 & 11 of "The Undateables" on Channel 4.

My ambition is to be a Television Presenter for children and share my passion and fun to inspire young people everywhere. My goal is to develop innovative TV programs for children and I had my own show, “Rainbow Man” reviewed by the Cbeebies commissioning team. I also presented my own Children's show on Solihull Radio every Sunday for 2 years.

Who is Alex Manners ?

My name is Alex Manners, I’m 26 and I have Asperger’s Syndrome which is a form of Autism. I am a Neurodiversity & Autism Speaker, Asperger’s champion, presenter and author.

What do I do?

I present talks all about “My Life Living with Asperger’s” to lots of different companies, law firms, universities, NHS Trusts and charities. I have also written a book called “That’s Not Right! My Life Living with Asperger’s”.

What do my talks involve?

I have a number of different talks that I present, including:

  • My Life Living with Asperger’s
  • Asperger’s in the Workplace
  • My time at school
  • My positive approach to living with Asperger’s

My talks are around 40 minutes long with time for Q&A afterwards. So, each session I run is around 1 hour. Please get in touch for prices.

Why should you book me?

During my talks I will:

  • Educate people about what living, working and going to school with Asperger’s is like.
  • Dispel some of the myths surrounding Autism
  • Reveal some of the many talents we can bring to organisations
  • Show you the simple things you can do and put in place to help people with Autism thrive in the workplace
  • Inspire you to never let your circumstances hold you back by explaining why I look upon my Asperger’s as something positive

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