‘Lost Voice Guy’ wins Britain’s Got Talent

Is this a disability watershed moment?

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Life with a Partially Verbal Child

I always pause when filling out medical forms for my daughter when it comes to questions…

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Sheffield: Venues with a Changing Places toilet

A local campaigner, Lynn Hobson recently got in touch...

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Changing Places: My Proudest Achievements

We recently introduced you to 10 famous faces in the world of accessible toilet campaigning.

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Accessible Toilet Campaigners: 10 Famous Faces

The power of the people should never be underestimated.

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Tilgate Park provides Space to Change

Tilgate Park will become a must visit venue for special needs families.

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Swedish home-ware giant provides Space to Change

I'm ridiculously excited by this news even though I don't live anywhere near…

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5 Reasons To Go Shopping With a Child With Special Needs

For many parents shopping with their children is a complete nightmare.

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Dear Lidl,

We live just around the corner from one of your stores.

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Lidl trialling the GoTo Shop Trolley in the UK

Great news! Lidl is trialling the GoTo Shop trolley in its Cambuslang/Rutherford…

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Special Needs Guide to Brighton

Good old Sussex by the sea is the ideal spot for a holiday and here is my guide of…

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Space to Change Toilets make great business sense

If you are a regular reader of Firefly blogs you will probably already know the reasons…

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Special Needs Families: Why don’t you want us in your city?

Dear Winchester City Council, We visited your beautiful city last weekend...

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I am THAT mum now

I am that mum that goes to every venue shamelessly sussing out what is and isn't…

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The GoTo Shop Cart is now available in the US!

A cart that transforms shopping trips for special needs families.

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When a trolley is much more than a vehicle to put your shopping in

I have always said if I never had to eat and feed my family I would be a millionaire!…

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Tesco to crackdown on shoppers parking in disabled bays

Firefly Community welcomes the news that Tesco is to crackdown on shoppers parking…

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Why Isn’t This News Worthy?

Thousands of disabled children and adults in the UK have continence issues and as…

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Attract more customers by making ‘Space to Change’

Making better use of existing toilet space could help grow your customer base.

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Why I took a photo of myself sat on the loo… and posted it on the internet!

I’m not an exhibitionist, in fact I’d say that I’m closer to prude,…

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Please Quit Using the Disabled Community in Your Political Campaign!

Social media and news outlets are saturated at the moment with opinions about the…

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Family Outings and Accessibility

As Zachariah is getting bigger and heavier I am beginning to get more and more concerned…

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Space to Change for Portsmouth Port Customers

Well done Portsmouth International Port! It has become one of the most inclusive…

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Marks & Spencer to launch ‘Easy dressing’ school-wear range

Marks & Spencer is yet again responding to the needs of special needs parents…

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The day I dropped my son

'I don’t know if it was lack of sleep or that I’d not dried the floor…

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Marks & Spencer trial the GoTo Shop Trolley

We're delighted to learn that Marks & Spencer in Eastbourne is currently…

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Out of the Box Campaign

Out of the Box is a campaign for the co-ordinated care of disabled children who do…

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Space to Change for Cornwall Services

One of Britain’s newest service stations, Cornwall Services is doing…

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What does the closure of public toilets mean for the Changing Places campaign?

A recent BBC Freedom of Information request has shown that 1,782 public toilets have…

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Space to Change Wheelchair Accessible Toilets

The advent of a new concept in ‘away from home’ accessible toileting…

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