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Slight crazy Yorkshire mum charting her son's autism journey. Shortlisted for BAPS SEND Newcomer Award.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) affects children & teens and…
by Ger Smyth on 16th October, 2017
A single heartbeat, Constant tears, There wasn’t enough, …
by Ger Smyth on 13th October, 2017
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) which is also referred to as ADD…
by Zowie Kaye on 13th October, 2017
This is one of the easiest and most delicious recipes I’ve found for cooking…
by Laura Moore on 13th October, 2017
Waiting is something both my children struggle with.
by Miriam Gwynne on 12th October, 2017
I had an encounter recently, whilst out with Amy and my mum.
by Ceri-Ann Brown on 12th October, 2017
On average, in the United States, spina bifida occurs in 0.4 per 1000 births.
by Brittney Baumgartner on 11th October, 2017
I recently told someone that I had depression and that is why I wanted to raise awareness…
by Rebecca Shayler-Adams on 11th October, 2017
As we all settle into the new season, welcoming the new weather is brings, we all…
by Brittney Baumgartner on 10th October, 2017
Hi...my name's Zowie; I am a full-time mother and wife, a Financial Crime Analyst…
by Zowie Kaye on 10th October, 2017
My daughter has just embarked into another school year. She’s an active six…
by Rebecca Toal on 9th October, 2017
'What do you do for a living?' 'I am a carer.'
by Miriam Gwynne on 9th October, 2017
We have had another busy month, now that routine visits are being called for again.
by Brittney Baumgartner on 6th October, 2017
World Cerebral Palsy (CP) day will be celebrated on Friday 6 October in…
by Laura Moore on 5th October, 2017
October is an important month in our world, not just because of Halloween (which…
by Ceri-Ann Brown on 5th October, 2017
As of recently, I have found myself in this silent rut.
by Brittney Baumgartner on 5th October, 2017
I took my 8 year old son with me to a shop to get some basic things I needed that…
by Miriam Gwynne on 5th October, 2017
We’ve had Ewok, our son’s golden doodle, at our home for one week. In…
by Kara Melissa on 3rd October, 2017
Campaigning parent carers in Hertfordshire are celebrating as their local short breaks…
by Firefly Community on 3rd October, 2017
Health & Beauty
I have always been a big thinker. I don’t say this out of pride, in my experience…
by Jane Scott on 2nd October, 2017
Does your child have difficulty winding down at bedtime or staying asleep?
by Rebecca Toal on 29th September, 2017
If you are like me, you are very very excited about the upcoming seasons and activities…
by Brittney Baumgartner on 29th September, 2017
As a mother to a child with extraordinary needs, I am busy.
by Melissa Schlemmer on 27th September, 2017
We recently had our first training session with Sebastian’s service dog, Ewok.…
by Kara Melissa on 27th September, 2017
Several months ago, I spent hours one morning calling and emailing all the disability…
by Rebecca Toal on 27th September, 2017
The Friday before the school year was set to begin, we took an impromptu tour of…
by Kara Melissa on 25th September, 2017
I remember when I was about 6 and was sent to bed as it was 8 o’clock and past…
by Zowie Kaye on 22nd September, 2017
Toileting is a big thing in our house. I am in possession of a small girl working…
by Jane Scott on 22nd September, 2017
13.3 million disabled people require better toilet facilities.
by Laura Moore on 22nd September, 2017
Try this quick and easy recipe for a quick fix on a cold night!
by Firefly Community on 22nd September, 2017