Wednesday 18 January 2017

Prejudice lingers over disabilities

Published 26/07/2010 | 05:00

I AM writing in relation to the article written by Sheena McGinley in the Irish Independent's 'Weekend' magazine (July 24), in which she reviewed the 'soaps'.

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I was very disappointed to see her refer to the character of Robert in 'Fair City', not by name, but as "the Robot".

Robert's character suffers from a condition called Asperger's Syndrome, a condition with which my own little boy of four was recently diagnosed.

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