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My Non-Verbal Son Can Communicate

Our son is four years old and nonverbal. He does not speak, but he has a lot to say.

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Relationship Advice Part 3 of 3: To parents dealing with a new Cerebral Palsy diagnosis

I've been writing this blog now since Zack was born. It began as a…

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Exploring Alternative Therapies With a Special Needs Child

Already stunned parents walk out of hospitals day after day with a handful of pamphlets…

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Relationship Advice Part 2 of 3: To parents dealing with a new Cerebral Palsy diagnosis

Dealing with a new diagnosis of any kind is an indescribable event to take place.…

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A Pinch of This: Special Needs Calorie Boost & Recipes

Many children with special needs may be in the group who tend to be thin, and have…

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Super Seth Travels the World: Part 1 of 4

Over the next four months Firefly will follow an adventurous and outgoing special…

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Zack zips about in his GoTo Seat

When Zack was little going to the supermarket on my own, meant pushing him round…

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Relationship Advice Part 1 of 3: To parents dealing with a child’s new Cerebral Palsy diagnosis

Dealing with a new diagnosis of any kind is an indescribable event to take place.…

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Noah Goes Firefly

Undoubtedly it goes without saying that I'm in love with so many exciting products…

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Seb’s GoTo Adventure

Sebastian got to try out the new Firefly GoTo Seat by Leckey, size 1, which…

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A day with J and his GoTo Seat

A couple of months ago we were given an innovative new portable seat to trial by…

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Planning A Special Needs Christmas

The holiday season sometimes can require a little bit more planning when you have…

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