Autism is a very puzzling and painful disorder for parents to understand and deal with, you have a beautiful child who seems to live in a world of his own, you reach out with love in your heart and get no response. You feel bewildered, hurt and helpless and so isolated. You know in your […]


My name is Kathleen the parent of a 7-year-old boy called Paul. Paul has Autism and since October 2003 he has attended the ABACAS school in Drogheda. Paul is our only son. When he was born we were overjoyed as he was just perfect and progressed like any other baby but then at around 18 […]