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

Orla Freeman

My name is Orla, married to Shane. Also affectionately known as Mummy to Ruairi, Darragh and Eoghan

@ourownjourney http://oureoghanjourney.wordpress.com

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Vivre avec le regard des autres

Ma conjointe et moi avons  appris à  accepter la différence…

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by Sylvain Côté
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Nunca Podemos Deixar de Acreditar Nos Nossos Filhos Com Necessidades Especiais

O meu filho com necessidades especiais foi o meu primeiro filho. Era um sonho, uma…

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by Sara Marques dos Santos
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Three Questions That Could Only Haunt Parents of Kids With Extra Needs

I can still picture myself as the naive young woman silently judging other people’s…

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by Jessica Rivera
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Meet the Halloween Hursts: The Special Needs Family that Rocks Spooky Season

Firefly loves family participation all year round, but at this time of year we especially…

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What Happens When My Child Needs Botox Injections for Spasticity?

When I was first told my daughter needed to have Botulinum Toxin A injections (or…

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by Natalie Luckett
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Halloween is Hard for Kids with Disabilities, But I Know We Will Handle It

It’s that time of year again when the leaves start to change color and gracefully…

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by Jessica Rivera
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Mio figlio non ha nulla che non va

“Che c'è che non va in lui?” Odio questa domanda. Implica…

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by Telina Knight
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Es ist nichts „falsch“ an meinem Sohn

„Was ist denn mit ihm?“ Ich hasse diese Frage. Sie impliziert, dass die…

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by Telina Knight
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Não há nada de “Errado” com o meu Filho

"O que há de errado com ele?" Detesto esta pergunta. Isso implica…

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by Telina Knight
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Il n’y a Rien De « Bizarre » Avec Mon fils

“¿Qué le pasa?” Odio esa pregunta. Implica que las necesidades…

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by Telina Knight
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A Mi Hijo No Le Pasa Nada Malo

“¿Qué le pasa?” Odio esa pregunta. Implica que las necesidades…

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by Telina Knight
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“Mi hija comienza el colegio hoy y estoy aterrorizada por las dos”

Esta mañana llevé a mi hija a la escuela. Era su primer día…

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by Natalie Luckett
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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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by Natalie Luckett
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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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by Natalie Luckett
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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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by Natalie Luckett
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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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by Natalie Luckett
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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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by Natalie Luckett
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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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by Telina Knight
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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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by Telina Knight
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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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