||About Joshua Muggleton
Joshua Muggleton, 23, has Asperger's Syndrome.
Since 2005 he has been giving talks on high functioning
Autism and Aspergers Syndrome across the UK. Drawing on personal
experience, anecdotes, and academic research, Josh aims to give his
audience an insight into life with Aspergers Syndrome. His interactive,
informal and experience based approach has made him a highly popular
speaker with parents, teachers and professionals alike. Often using his
own personal story, Joshua also delivers speeches at other awareness
raising events, highlighting the difficulties he has faced and the
successes he has achieved, to deliver a positive, inspirational and
motivating message. Find out
about Joshua’s talks and availability.
Josh is also an avid campaigner, believing education and
awareness is the silver bullet to improving acceptance and
opportunities for those on the spectrum. To that end Josh has spoken to
MP's in the House of Commons and political party conferences, and has
been interviewed by the BBC, CNN, Radio 4, and Radio 5. In 2008 Joshua
was followed during his first year at university by the Bafta nominated
Channel 4 series YearDot,.
Joshua was also elected a National Councillor for the National Autistic
Society in 2007, and is currently the youngest ever serving councillor
in the society's history.
Joshua has also written his first book “Raising Martians: from Crash-landing to Leaving Home”. Designed to be a handbook for parents of children with Aspergers and High Functioning autism, Raising Martians is now available from Jessica Kingsley Publishers and through most online and High Street bookshops. His second book is currently being written.
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