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It is mentioned over and over.  It is put into conversation with doctors, physiologists…

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An Upgraded Easter

As some of you may remember, Oliver started playing sports for a local organization…

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Special Needs

An Upgraded Easter

As some of you may remember, Oliver started playing sports for a local organization…

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Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

This week we got the news that the Council are happy with the plans for Sam’s…

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by Carolyn Voisey
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Special Needs

Thank you, Occupational Therapists!

As some you may already know, April is Occupational Therapy Month. We’ve been…

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by Rebecca Toal
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Special Siblings

Aren’t siblings great?! I for one am so thankful for my three sibs, and for…

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by Rebecca Toal
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World Health Day

I am advised that April the 7th is "World Health Day". This makes…

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by Ceri-Ann Brown
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Product Review: EazyHold Grips

I saw an advert a few months back asking Firefly followers to review the Eazyhold…

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Have you ordered your max card?

The Max Card is designed to make days out more financially accessible for foster…

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April Fools

April the first is known as a day for spreading practical jokes and hoaxes. Sadly…

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by Miriam Gwynne
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Just Why Are There So Many Special Needs Blogs?

It’s a valid question for the genuinely curious.

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by Hayley Goleniowska
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Reaching New Heights

Literally. My little boy has begun his adventure in learning how to walk and has…

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Mother’s Day

Before I became a mum I tried for a long time to get pregnant and was even told by…

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Mothering Sunday

I feel we should always celebrate the special people and we should never take them…

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Red Nose Day

This is a well known day that has been running yearly since 1998; helping globally,…

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by Zowie Kaye
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Happiness Is

Happiness is the quiet moment hidden in the blur of a busy day.

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by Ger Smyth
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International Day of Happiness

Happiness – synonyms: contentment, pleasure, satisfaction, cheerfulness, merriment,…

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International Day of Happiness: Our Bubble

Happiness is measured differently by so many people.

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by Emmy Heaton
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Let’s talk About Special Needs Dads

It's typically the special needs moms that are on the front lines. 

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by Stacy Warden
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I’m Not Ranting, but Please Stop Using That Word

I know many people feel like they’ve been bombarded with blog posts and articles…

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by Jodi Shenal
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St Patrick’s Day

Internationally celebrated. Our small island and our patron Saint, St. Patrick celebrated…

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by Ger Smyth
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Confessions of the Overly Organised

I was watching an episode of the television show Speechless last week. …

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by Stacy Warden
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5 Pitfalls of Blogging About Your Family

Blogging is not always plain sailing. I have experienced many times where I have…

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by Hayley Goleniowska
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It’s Not A Secret

It's not a secret that you can't walk Although we truly believed you would

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by Emily Sutton
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The Guessing Game

The realisation of how valuable speech is has been brought home to me in a new way…

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by Laura Rutherford
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Update! Update! Read All About It!

The monthly update on the Hinkley household does not bring much change, a little…

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by Brittney Baumgartner
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Signs of Life

I remember it like it was yesterday; pulling the car up onto the driveway and hearing…

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by Emily Sutton
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Who Would You Be?

I hate this thought, it only comes to me when I'm alone. 

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by Emmy Heaton
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International Women’s Day

So this day is a global day to celebrate women, unity, reflection, advocacy and action.…

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by Zowie Kaye
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5 Benefits to Blogging

It's true that bloggers write incredibly powerfully about special needs and mental…

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by Hayley Goleniowska
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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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by Laura Moore
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The Right to Education

Over the past few weeks, my social media has lit up with people worried about the…

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