Alexandra Forshaw


Alex is an autistic parent with an adult autistic daughter. She works full-time as a software developer, manages AIM’s website and creates many of the posters and other graphics for AIM.

She is a trustee of the Flow Observatorium equality and diversity charity which works to improve recognition and support for neurodivergent people through the arts. She is also a visual artist and graphic designer working with both traditional and digital media, as well as a musician.

Alex is an autistic advocate who has been blogging and writing for several years, mostly on the subject of autism, and also contributed a chapter to the Autistic Women and Nonbinary Network anthology, What Every Autistic Girl Wishes Her Parents Knew.