Interviews and Articles
In this section you will find numerous articles about me, collected from all over the internet. Enjoy! If you find any others please let me know.
Microsoft, Dennis Publishing and CASPA, the charity for which I am patron, all come together in a unique event I organised to help autistic people into the world of employment.
Alphr.com - 7th July 2016
An article based on the talk I gave introducing employees at Dennis Publishing to their 2016 charity of the year, CASPA.
Alphr.com - 8th April 2016
Michael Barton features in a Radio 3 programme in which he was interviewed by an autistic boy's mother exploring his thought processes during the transition from school to home.
Radio 3 - 8th August 2015, 21:30 (originally broadcasted 7th June 2014)
Michael Barton visits Bromley College and shares his experiences with staff and students for World Autism Awareness Week 2015 and the successful conclusion of an 18-month Ambitious about Autism – “Finished at School” Project.
Bromley College - 25th March 2015
Gareth D Morewood reviews Michael Barton's visit to his school during Michael's UK tour.
SENCology - 10th November 2014
Michael Barton features on website homecare.co.uk.
Homecare - 3rd November 2014
Here Michael features in "The Autism Issue" of the New Idealist Magazine, Issue 6, in an article entitled "The Strengths of Autism".
The Intelligent Review - 2nd August 2014
Michael Barton BBC Surrey 2/7/14
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Michael Barton was interviewed by James Cannon on BBC Surrey.
BBC Surrey - 2nd July 2014
Michael Barton, 22, has high-functioning autism and has just finished a degree course. He is currently promoting a new book - his second in three years, entitled A Different Kettle of Fish - A Day in the Life of a Physics Student with Autism.
BBC Ouch - 30th June 2014
Michael Barton explains the potential that people with high-functioning autism have in the world.
Huffington Post - 2nd June 2014
Physics undergraduate Michael Barton unlocks the mysteries of everyday expression for those on the autistic spectrum.
University of Surrey - 25th November 2013
A documentary presented by Laverne Antrobus about understanding the different way that the brain works in those with autism, in which Michael Barton was featured.
BBC4 - August 2012
Going bananas. Laughing your head off. Phrases that aren't literally true make no sense if you have autism, like Michael Barton
New Scientist - 2nd April 2012
Michael Barton is a student with high functioning autism. In this 60 second (short) interview, he gives his top tips for surviving school and shares some artwork from his new book, It's Raining Cats and Dogs, and his hopes for the Autism community. Can you share some of the challenges you, as an individual on[... read more]
Jessica Kingsley - 13th April 2012
"I never actually drew the pictures to be entertaining! I did the drawings because that's what I thought when I heard the expression... However I soon realised that people found my drawings amusing because they then realised how little sense the English language makes!"
Jessica Kingsley - 14th November 2011