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Real life stories, issues and experiences of day to day life by parents and healthcare professionals.
Does the ‘real world’ only apply to non-disabled people?
by Angela Kelly on 17th August, 2017
This is our second summer having a wheelchair.
by Ger Smyth on 16th August, 2017
While you haven't been looking, there's been something of a revolution in…
by Calvin Wong on 6th February, 2017
As a special needs mom, you soon find yourself surrounded by 'science'.
by Firefly Community on 1st February, 2017
It was supposed to be a stocking filler, you know that last minute thing you buy…
by Ger Smyth on 12th January, 2017
Art therapy is not just an arts and crafts class!
by Faith, Hope and Love on 23rd November, 2016
Many years ago I studied at university to get a degree in primary school teaching.…
by Miriam Gwynne on 10th October, 2016
There’s no doubt that there’s lots of fun to be had with Playpak! But…
I’ve been asked out on a date.
by The Odd Sock Diary on 26th June, 2015
Friday the 13th .... Would having a therapy or hospital appointment on Friday 13th…
by Firefly Community on 13th February, 2015
Kara reflects on her time at Firefly back in April. Read more here.
by Free as trees on 9th December, 2014
In the first of our ‘Get to know the Special Needs Bloggers’ series,…
by Firefly Community on 29th November, 2014
Stacy reflects on the AIPAC Conference in Dallas where she spoke about her experience…
by Noah’s Miracle on 5th November, 2014
Firefly loves family participation all year round, but at this time of year we especially…
by Firefly Community on 29th October, 2014