About the Author

Lydia Andal, Author Am I Autistic? A Guide to Autism & Asperger's Diagnosis for Adults. Photo taken Manchester, UK, February 2015

Lydia Andal, Author Am I Autistic? A Guide to Autism & Asperger’s Diagnosis for Adults. Photo taken Manchester, UK, February 2015

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Lydia Andal is an autistic British Journalist/Author and Advocate who works to promote a more balanced view of autism.

Business Background

Lydia has a 2:1 Hons Degree in Business & Entrepreneurship and founded a niche career management agency which operates nationwide and to date has supported 2,000+ clients over 10 years’.

News

1st July 2016 – The Autism Show (Event City, Manchester)

Lydia delivered a talk on Autism & The Third Gender at The Autism Show, Event City, Manchester on Friday 1st July 2016 and you can watch the presentation slides here.

February 2016 Author Workshop at the Potential Plus UK BIG Family Weekend in Peterborough, UK

Am I Autistic? A Guide to Autism & Asperger’s Self-Diagnosis for Adults Author Lydia Andal attended the Potential Plus UK Annual Family Event to deliver a group workshop from personal experience. ‘Autism from Childhood to Adulthood’ was a a 90 minute workshop designed to help the audience of parents/carers of high potential/gifted children develop a better understanding of this complicated journey from the view of an autistic adult.

Ability NI Interview Link

You can read an interview in Ability NI magazine where Lydia discusses her first book ‘Am I Autistic? A guide to Autism & Asperger’s Self-Diagnosis for Adults’ Here.

Lydia Andal Interview with Ability NI Magazine December 2015

Lydia Andal Interview with Ability NI Magazine December 2015

Editing/Writing Credits

Lydia founded and edited The New Idealist magazine and  www.shortstorysunday.com.

Lydia was also invited to contribute to ‘Being Autistic’ – Nine adults share their journeys from discovery to acceptance (Released July 2015) by AutAngel the community enterprise organisation founded by Autistic people for Autistic people.

Lydia’s debut book ‘Am I Autistic? A Guide to Autism & Asperger’s Self-Diagnosis for Adults’ (Print & Digital Editions) is out now at all major digital retailers. More information on how to order the book is available here.

Order the Print Edition  with Free Delivery to UK & US

You can order the print edition here and benefit from a special offer of Free Delivery to UK & US addresses. Alternatively you can order from Amazon.

What Next? New Idealist Publishing

New fiction title Harper’s Hologram is available now from Lydia’s publishing company New Idealist Publishing and you can find out more and watch the video trailer here.

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