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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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The Importance of Family Game Nights

While you haven't been looking, there's been something of a revolution in…

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5 Valentine Gift Ideas for Special Needs Moms

As a special needs mom, you soon find yourself surrounded by 'science'.

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Have you ever bought a toy that did far more than it says on the box?

It was supposed to be a stocking filler, you know that last minute thing you buy…

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Art Therapy for People With Special Needs

Art therapy is not just an arts and crafts class!

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What are special needs schools really like?

Many years ago I studied at university to get a degree in primary school teaching.…

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Firefly Launches New Playpak Therapy Programme

There’s no doubt that there’s lots of fun to be had with Playpak! But…

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Special Needs Parenting: A Date with Ourselves

I’ve been asked out on a date.

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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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Firefly Playpak GIVEAWAY

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

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Get to know the Special Needs Bloggers

In the first of our ‘Get to know the Special Needs Bloggers’ series,…

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The AIPAC Conference, Dallas 2014 - The Invite

Stacy reflects on the AIPAC Conference in Dallas where she spoke about her experience…

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Meet the Halloween Hursts: The Special Needs Family that Rocks Spooky Season

Firefly loves family participation all year round, but at this time of year we especially…

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