Peace

A break from Tuesday Top Ten today. As it is St Patrick’s Day, I wanted to celebrated the important Patrick in my life. Life with a child who presents with violent, abusive behaviour is challenging and often heart breaking on every possible level. It brings a...

Labour of Love

I wrote this piece last year as therapy and to help me truly understand how I was feeling. I published it in my book, but after my interview on the radio yesterday, I wanted to add to it. I met a wonderful Mum (Elaine), to 2 children with Autism and Intellectual...

WTF Are You Talking About?

I used to work for large American Corporate Bank, in England.  It was full of very talented, capable people but also quite a few who simply thought they were. To make the dull meetings a little more entertaining and maintain our waning attention, my more mischievous...

Educate Together

Well, if you live in Ireland the word Autism has been causing quite a stir this week, or rather the misuse of the word Autism. Like many parents, I am pretty naffed off by the blatant ignorance demonstrated by a local right wing politician and her antiquated...