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Brendan Bourque

I am a special needs dad from On, Canada. Our daughter Emerson has cerebral palsy, epilepsy, PVL, and sensory processing disorder.

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Ma fille a commencé l’école aujourd’hui et je suis terrorisée pour nous deux

Ce matin j'ai laissé ma fille pour la première fois dans une garderie.…

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Meine Tochter wurde heute eingeschult – Ich habe panische Angst um uns beide

Heute Morgen habe ich meine Tochter für ihren ersten, ganzen Tag im Kindergarten…

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Oggi mia figlia ha iniziato la scuola e sono terrorizzata

Questa mattina ho accompagnato mia figlia alla scuola elementare. Il primo giorno…

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A minha filha começou hoje a escola- E estou aterrorizada pelas duas

Esta manhã deixei a minha filha na Infant School para o seu primeiro dia de…

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Win A GoTo Seat in ‘Halloween Tangerine’

Halloween is for all kids of all abilities.And as part of our…

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My Daughter Can Finally Trick-Or-Treat - But How People Will React to Her Disability?

Bethany Watson is a four-year-old girl who lives in Northern Ireland with her mum,…

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Charlotte Shows-Off Her Upsee on ITV’s ‘Good Morning Britain’

If you were up bright and breezy on Wednesday morning you might have seen our new…

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Est-ce que Upsee peut améliorer le contrôle de la tête de l’enfant ?

L'une des questions les plus fréquemment posées concernant Upsee…

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Upsee può migliorare il controllo della testa del bambino?

Una delle domande più comuni su Upsee è se è in grado di migliorare…

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Kann der Upsee die Kontrolle eines Kindes über seinen Kopf verbessern?

Eine der am häufigsten gestellten Fragen über den Upsee ist, ob er die…

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Pode o Upsee melhorar o controle da cabeça de uma criança?

Uma das perguntas mais frequentes que temos é se o Upsee pode melhorar o controle…

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¿Puede el Upsee mejorar el control de la cabeza en los niños?

Una de las preguntas más frecuentes que recibimos sobre el Upsee es si mejorará…

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Life For Mum After School Starts…

A few weeks ago I posted about my fears for my daughter starting school. She has…

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Three Fantastically Awesome Children’s Books that Explain Special Needs to Other Kids

As a writer, I'm a pretty big believer in books. Since Cooper's delays are…

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by Telina Knight
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Five Things I Miss About Life Before My Child with Special Needs Arrived

While I like to think that nothing has to change when having a special needs child,…

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by Natalie Luckett
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Halloween Costume Ideas for Children with Special Needs

Halloween is supposed to be a fun time for everyone. For kids with certain special…

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Three Books That Encourage Children with Special Needs

Have I mentioned how much I like books? Reading has always been an outlet and form…

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Our Firefly Friend Charlotte Will be on National TV On Wednesday

If you are up bright and breezy tomorrow, make sure to keep an eye out for our little…

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My Daughter had a Baby with Special Needs, Now I have Two Girls to Worry About

I recently saw an article on this website about being the grandparent of a disabled…

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by Jane Sinclair
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Why I Chose to Home-Educate My Daughter with Special Needs

So, compulsory education age came around for us this September, just like it did…

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by Sari Manning
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Hat sie das jetzt wirklich gerade gesagt? 10 Kommentare, die Eltern von Kindern mit Behinderungen wü

Ich kann’s nicht glauben. Hat sie das jetzt wirklich gerade gesagt?

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10 coisas que você não sabia sobre as necessidades especiais Dadsv

Em dezembro de 2008 a minha vida mudou para sempre, meu primeiro filho nasceu, o…

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10 choses que vous devez savoir sur les besoins spéciaux, du point de vue des papas

En décembre 2008, ma vie a été bouleversée à jamais,…

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I’m Desperate To Increase My Son’s Weight So He Can Avoid Surgery

I am having an ongoing battle with Oscar and I fear it is one that I am never going…

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by Jane Ashton
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Three Books That Helped Me Be A Parent to a Child with Special Needs

Today, I'm sharing three books I've recently read written for parents of…

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by Telina Knight
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More Thoughts From a Special Needs Father

In my last blog, I asked my husband, Cooper's dad to share his views on Cooper's…

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A Letter to My Son, Who Lives in the Shadow of Cerebral Palsy

To my Son, I am sorry. I’m sorry that I’m not the fun, laid back, energetic…

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by Natalie Luckett
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Le meilleur conseil que vous avez entendu sur la façon d’élever un enfant handicapé

Beaucoup de conseils sont prodigués aux parents qui ont un enfant handicapé,…

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