Damon Matthew Wise is married to Dublin born Karen Christine Wise (Neé McElligott) who is heavily involved and well respected in People with Disabilities Ireland in her own right. She has a diagnosis of Non-Verbal Learning Disability (NLD) which is similar to Asperger Syndrome, but with one extra trait.
They have had four children.
Their first child Gene only lived for 24 days on earth but lives on in the heart of the family.
The next son Michael has Mild Asperger Syndrome, Mild Dyslexia, and Auditory Processing Delay. He is thoughtful and quietly spoken and enjoys computer games involving spacial ability and strategy like "Age of Empires" and basketball.
Daughter Eve has Atypical Autism (AA - also formerly known as PDD-NOS) and Auditory and Sensory Neurological Disorders. She is lively and bubbly, loves black, hates pink and is determined to be a vet when she grows up.
Youngest son Daniel, includes Autistic Disorder (AD - formerly known as ASD), psoriasis, and Auditory Processing Delay. He is a great character, loves Santi Claws, Secret Agent Oso, his scooter and anything red.
Being an autistic family presents a full mix of disability issues, as each person within the spectrum has a different mix of problems, solutions and interests which help us overcome the everyday obstacles the world throws at us.
The family have often appeared in the media to explain the issues and problems they have encountered.