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Meet our Firefly Community bloggers providing you with their unique, meaningful and insightful thought pieces

David Green

I am a father of a 4 year old son with autism. I love my family more than words can explain.

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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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Il Miglior Consiglio Mai Ricevuto Su Come Crescere Un Figlio Disabile.

I genitori di bambini con disabilità ricevono tanti consigli che vengono dati…

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Die besten Ratschläge in Bezug auf die Erziehung eines Kindes mit einer Behinderung, die Sie je gehö

~Eltern, deren Kind eine Behinderung hat, erhalten viele Ratschläge, die meisten…

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El Mejor Consejo Sobre Cómo Criar a Un Niño Con Necesidades Especiales

Los padres de niños con necesidades especiales reciben mucho consejo, la mayoría…

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How one letter went viral and changed shopping forever

When I had trouble shopping with my daughter, May, I had no idea it would change…

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by Mama Lewis
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Work Was Always My ‘Thing’, But It’s Not An Option Since My Son’s Diagnosis

I recently gave up work to become a full time mum/carer for Oscar.

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by Jane Ashton
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Surviving Kindergarten: Questions For a Father of a Kid With a Disability

You've read my thoughts, concerns, fears, and random ramblings about my son,…

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by Telina Knight
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Where Are The Disabled Role-Models For My Daughter?

My daughter wants to be a princess or a fairy - or a doctor - she loves all things…

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by Natalie Luckett
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Ärzte sagten, der kleine Jack würde nicht überleben, doch fünf Jahre später lebt er mehr denn je

Zu sagen, dass Maura McCrystal eine vielbeschäftigte Mutter ist, ist genau wie…

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I dottori dicevano che Jack non ce l’avrebbe fatta. Invece, cinque anni dopo, è più vivo che mai!

Dire che Maura McCrystal è una mamma impegnata è un eufemismo e non…

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Les médecins disaient que bébé Jack ne survivrait pas, mais à cinq ans il est toujours aussi vivant

Si l'on dit que  Maura McCrystal est une maman débordée, c'est…

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Os Médicos disseram que o Jack não iria sobreviver, mas Cinco anos depois ele está mais Vivo que Nun

Dizer que a Maura McCrystal é uma mãe ocupada é como dizer que…

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El bebé Jack, más vivo que nunca, cinco años después de ser desahuciado por los médicos

Decir que Maura McCrystal es una madre ocupada es como decir que el sol está…

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Surviving Kindergarten: My Son has Extra Needs, But Am I Meeting Them?

Well, it happened. Cooper scored his first “F” for failure to master…

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Three Things Every Parent Should Know About Special Education Programs

With all the hoopla surrounding Cooper's entry into kindergarten and the implementation…

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by Telina Knight
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I’m Scared My Daughter’s Disability Will Cost Her Friendships

When Bella was very young I took her to lots of baby classes and toddler groups.…

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by Natalie Luckett
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“No, Actually, Having a Disabled Child Did Not Ruin My Life. Here’s Why.”

Not long after we got Oscar’s diagnosis someone asked me ‘How are you…

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My Bad Singing Soothes My Special Needs Son. Apologies to Everyone Else.

Prior to the birth of my son River in 2010, I never did much singing – at least,…

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The News that Jade has Cerebral Palsy changed everything

Since we started Jade with physiotherapy things changed dramatically. We had to come…

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