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Food

Chicken and Veggies One Pot Dinner

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

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Health & Beauty

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

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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Health & Beauty

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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The things we resort to when there has been no bench and hoist

It is estimated that 1 in 260 people in the UK need an adult sized changing bench…

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10 More UK Tourist Attractions with a Changing Places Toilet

We all know that one of the biggest challenges faced by families with disabled children…

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Health & Beauty

5 Hairstyles for Busy Moms on the Go

One foot in the kitchen and the other in study room, scribbling tasks for today while…

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Health & Beauty

How to Start a Running Routine When You Have Kids With Special Needs

Want to get fit but you're short on time? Juggling therapies and caring with…

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Special Needs Parenting: Should You or Shouldn’t You Floss Your Child’s Teeth?

For children with developmental disabilities including sensory disorders every day…

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Food

Special Needs Families: 10 Healthy Snacks the Whole Family Can Enjoy

If you’re tired of feeding your family less than wholesome snacks like cookies…

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Health & Beauty

Special Needs Families: Slather on some sunscreen!

Summer is upon us; the time of the year when families stock up on gallons of sunscreen…

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Health & Beauty

Best budget-friendly mascaras

Finding the best mascara that will compliment your eyes is often a daunting task. 

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Fashion, Special Needs

Firefly Loves Seenin

Everyone loves going shopping right?

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Accessible Summer Festival in Bury, North England

Consider this a public service announcement from Firefly!

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