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Real life stories, issues and experiences of day to day life by parents and healthcare professionals.
Does the Down’s Syndrome Advantage confer any benefits on other members of…
by The Odd Sock Diary on 19th March, 2018
Are children with Down's Syndrome really easier to raise than those with other…
I remember clearly the first time that the diagnosis “Cerebral Palsy”…
by Sarah Kay on 16th March, 2018
What my Daughter has Taught me in 4 Years
by Ceri-Ann Brown on 16th March, 2018
Temporary changing place toilets have their place, but they should never be a permanent…
by Laura Moore on 15th March, 2018
I haven’t blogged for a while. I had a second child, and spent a year…
by Emily Sutton on 9th March, 2018
Mother ~ They walk among us daily.
by Ger Smyth on 9th March, 2018
Before I had a child with disabilities, I’m ashamed to say that I didn’t…
by Laura Rutherford on 9th March, 2018
How About #DisabledAccessEveryday!’
by Mark Arnold on 9th March, 2018
Going out with my kids isn’t always easy.
by Ann Hickman on 8th March, 2018
A wheelchair adapted vehicle has made life easier for our family.
by Laura Moore on 6th March, 2018
As Disabled Access day approaches, I would sure love to bring attention to our changing…
by Brittney Baumgartner on 6th March, 2018
A friend recently had some difficulty parking at her local hospital.
by Miriam Gwynne on 21st December, 2017
You probably know me for being a prolific campaigner for changing places toilets. …
by Laura Moore on 2nd November, 2017
13.3 million disabled people require better toilet facilities.
by Laura Moore on 22nd September, 2017
When I heard that Loose Women would be talking about “The great nappy debate”…
by Laura Moore on 31st August, 2017
I can see that confused look when someone speaks to you and you are desperately trying…
by Miriam Gwynne on 31st August, 2017
The official changing places campaign has been running for over 10 years and we currently…
by Firefly Community on 21st August, 2017
Does the ‘real world’ only apply to non-disabled people?
by Angela Kelly on 17th August, 2017
A radar key is an extremely large key which will unlock over 10,000 “accessible”…
by Firefly Community on 16th August, 2017
Changing places change lives.
by Firefly Community on 10th August, 2017
Clos-o-mat are one of the UK’s leading suppliers of equipment for changing…
by Firefly Community on 8th August, 2017
It is estimated that at least 1 in 260 people in the UK require an adult sized changing…
by Firefly Community on 4th August, 2017
Fashion, Special Needs
Everyone loves going shopping right?
by Firefly Community on 29th June, 2017
Consider this a public service announcement from Firefly!
by Firefly Community on 28th June, 2017
For parents of a special needs kid, thinking about that unavoidable time in the future…
by Faith, Hope and Love on 18th October, 2016
Thousands of disabled children and adults in the UK have continence issues and as…
by Laura Rutherford on 7th October, 2016
Children and adults with special needs sometimes find conventional clothing difficult…
by Faith, Hope and Love on 8th September, 2016
I’m not an exhibitionist, in fact I’d say that I’m closer to prude,…
by Sarah Brisdion on 10th August, 2016
by Noah’s Miracle on 8th June, 2016
by Firefly Community on 2nd June, 2016
A recent BBC Freedom of Information request has shown that 1,782 public toilets have…
by Firefly Community on 1st June, 2016