Christine Greene-O'Brien Gleeson

June 5, 2018

What Not To Say To Parents Of Children With Autism

I am seeing these articles everywhere, and they are really starting to bug me. As a parent of children with special needs, I feel like they […]
April 6, 2018

POTM: Motherhood, Maternity Care & The 8th Amendment

After a miscarriage to an unplanned pregnancy, I became pregnant again at the age of 20. The miscarriage had frightened me so I clung on to […]
March 25, 2018

Antenatal Visits For Dummies

It is my fifth time round the antenatal merry-go-round, and I have picked up a thing or two! It can be a bit of a minefield, […]
March 11, 2018

My Never-Ending Fight For My Son With Autism

DING DING DING! It begins with a feeling that something is not quite right. You ignore it for as long as you can. When you’re ready, […]
March 6, 2018

10 Mams You Will Meet At Mother/Toddler Group

While waiting for a place to become available for my son in preschool, his Autism Resource worker suggested I take him and his little brother to […]
January 8, 2018
January 31, 2018

The Reality Of The 8th Amendment

My head is whirling listening to the current debate being held in The Dail, regarding the 8th amendment. For the most part, I have been very […]
January 26, 2018

A Fair Warning: A Letter To My Son’s New Home Tutors

This morning you will start working with my son, you’ll be in my home for up to 20 hours per week and there are a few […]
January 23, 2018

I Was Gonna Kick Autism’s Ass

I really feel like I’ve been a good sport. When my son was diagnosed, I wept, I got angry, I sought out someone to blame, I […]