A clip made by STV 2, showing what this station means to presenters like Sarah Lomax, who is on the Autistic Spectrum.
Adam Sturrock -a journalist on the autistic spectrum- came in to SAM RADIO and interviewed both Philip and Paul Ross, discussing about how the station came to life and what life is like for adults on the autistic spectrum. The interview was part of Sturrock’s college project and can be heard in full below.
Our very own Sarah Lomax has had a surprise visit from Nicola Sturgeon during her sewing class on Friday. Well done Sarah! We’re all proud of you!
Sarah Lomax is a presenter on SAM RADIO and Sarah has a Facebook blog, ‘In Stitches With Aspergers‘. Sarah has spoken about her experiences at both the Scottish Women’s Autism Network and Borders Autism Network and has written a short piece about a project she has recently been undertaking. ‘My name is Sarah, I am 23 and I have Asperger Syndrome. When I was little, my mum taught me...
SAM RADIO© St Margaret’s House 151 London Road Edinburgh EH7 6AE
Provide presenting opportunities for those on the autistic spectrum Provide a platform for those on the autistic spectrum, helping to breakdown individuals’ social barriers whilst allowing their confidence to grow. Have a strong relationship with Scottish Autism/Asperger’s organisations. Establish a connection with our target listeners, making us their first choice of internet radio. Provide opportunities to empower listeners, by working in partnership with other interest...
“Inviting people with Autism/Asperger’s to receive relevant training to work together in a safe and welcoming environment, making a unique radio experience for the listener, providing music and up to date relevant information to inform and empower people who have autism.”
SAM RADIO© is a community internet radio station that caters for adults who have been diagnosed with Autism/Asperger’s Syndrome. The station is the first of its kind in Scotland. The purpose of SAM RADIO© is two-fold. Managed by Paul Ross and his family, Paul holds a degree in Sound engineering and who himself has a diagnosis of Asperger’s Syndrome. We air a variety of music...