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Three Books that Helped us Become Better Parents

May is Short Story Month, and we’re encouraging everyone to read and share…

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Success! Tesco have 1,350 GoTo Shop Trolley’s

Shopping trips for many special needs families have been transformed throughout the…

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GoTo Shop

Parents shouldn’t have to struggle to go shopping with their child. 

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US Parents Need The GoTo Shop

Finding it difficult to take your little one shopping? 

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World Down’s Syndrome Day

Check out our World Downs Syndrome Day Infographic, produced with our friends at Downs…

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Podcast: 15 Easy Ways to Beat Stress and Boost Happiness

In this episode of the Firefly Community Podcast Anna narrates one of our popular…

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Podcast: The Dark Side to Special Needs Parenting

In this episode of the Firefly Community Podcast Anna narrates one of our popular…

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Tesco orders additional 350 GoTo Shop Trolleys

Congratulations Community! We have exciting news to share with you. 

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Special Needs Parents, CoppaFeel! This Month

Let’s talk about boobs, shall we? 

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Special Needs Campaign: Victory for Nascot Lawn

Campaigning parent carers in Hertfordshire are celebrating as their local short breaks…

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Chicken and Veggies One Pot Dinner

Try this quick and easy recipe for a quick fix on a cold night!

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How to look after your skin during winter

Arrival of winter comes with the notion to save your precious skin from getting dry…

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How to Stay Motivated about Fitness During Winter

Winter can be fun but it also slows down us a little when it comes to fitness. Some…

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Podcast: One-sided conversations with my non-verbal child

In this episode of the Firefly Community Podcast Anna narrates one of our popular…

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Podcast: A Special Needs Dad’s Perspective

In this episode of the Firefly Community Podcast Chris narrates one of our popular…

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Does the UK lead the way when it comes to Changing Places?

The official changing places campaign has been running for over 10 years and we currently…

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Podcast: Redefining Daddy

In this episode of the Firefly Community Podcast Chris narrates one of our popular…

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Accessibility: What is a radar key?

A radar key is an extremely large key which will unlock over 10,000 “accessible”…

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Podcast: Birthdays - Celebration or Grieving?

In this episode of the Firefly Community Podcast Chris narrates one of our popular…

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4 Reasons your business should be accessible

There are so many things that businesses need to do to be accessible for everyone,…

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Special Needs Campaigns: Interview with Clos-o-mat’s Claire Haymes

Clos-o-mat are one of the UK’s leading suppliers of equipment for changing…

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Special Needs Campaigns: 11 Reasons not to provide an adult sized bench and hoist

It is estimated that at least 1 in 260 people in the UK require an adult sized changing…

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Podcast: 7 Signs of Caregiver Burnout as a Special Needs Parent

In this episode of the Firefly Community Podcast Anna narrates one of our popular…

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Where you will find a Mobiloo this August

There are so many fun things going on during the summer holidays which many families…

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Special Needs Campaigns: What do you know about BS8300?

The BS8300 is the British Standard that deals with accessibility in buildings which…

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What does it mean to be a special needs campaigner?

Campaigner Noun A person who works in an organised and active way towards a goal.

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Podcast - 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Special Needs Dads

In this episode of the Firefly Community Podcast Chris narrates one of our popular…

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Top Tips for Maintaining and Grooming your Beard

Are you new to the beard league and need some tips to groom your newly grown beard?

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Non-Toxic and Nearly Indestructible: Plants that work for you

Having plants in your home and garden is one of the best ways to bring life into…

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