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Special Needs

Real life stories, issues and experiences of day to day life by parents and healthcare professionals.

Does the UK lead the way when it comes to Changing Places?

The official changing places campaign has been running for over 10 years and we currently…

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Special Needs Parenting: When did I stop introducing myself as me?

“Hi, I’m Heidi’s Mum”. That’s pretty much my standard…

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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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Thank You for Seeing My Son for Him

When Oliver was diagnosed with spina bifida, Aaron and I knew that we would soon…

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Tesco to roll out the GoTo Shop Trolley

​Have you heard the news? 500 Tesco stores across the UK will soon have Firefly…

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Special Needs Bloggers: Interview with Emily Heaton

Through their blog posts we share in the lives of our Firefly Garden Special Needs…

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Greener Across the Pond? Exploring Special Needs Differences Between the US & UK

They say the grass is always greener on the other side. But is it when you have a…

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Coming soon…

The Firefly Finder We’re very excited to announce that our new Firefly Finder…

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The Sod’s Law of Special Needs Parenting 

Being a parent is a lot about planning but even more so if you are a special needs…

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Changing Places Conference 2015

If I’m completely honest I wasn’t really looking forward to the very…

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Has being a Special Needs Parent made you superstitious?

Friday the 13th .... Would having a therapy or hospital appointment on Friday 13th…

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VAT Relief for Disabled Children

VAT Relief for Disabled Children Research shows that families in the UK with disabled…

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Let’s talk about our mental health…

Hi, I’m a special needs mum. Oh you are too? Great, let’s talk about…

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Unlucky?

David has never said the word ‘Mum’, yet I regularly shout at my kids…

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Merry Christmas from the Firefly Garden

A Christmas Message from the Firefly Garden… Wishing you ALL a very Merry…

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Faces of the Firefly Garden - Our Winners

​Last week our Judges chose the winners for our Faces of the Firefly Garden competition.…

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Firefly Playpak GIVEAWAY

Kara reflects on her time at Firefly back in April. Read more here.

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Kidz up North

The Firefly Garden had an amazing day at Kidz up North in EventCity, Manchester.

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