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Special Needs

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

What can carers do about stress?

Being a carer and parent to a child can have a huge impact on your health.

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Finding Physical Activities Your Child Loves

Do you ever find it tough to choosing the right physical activities for your child…

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Success! Tesco have 1,350 GoTo Shop Trolley’s

Shopping trips for many special needs families have been transformed throughout the…

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GoTo Shop

Parents shouldn’t have to struggle to go shopping with their child. 

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US Parents Need The GoTo Shop

Finding it difficult to take your little one shopping? 

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Why I Love the Firefly GoTo Shop

Tesco's motto is every little helps. It’s a particularly apt motto if you're…

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Tesco orders additional 350 GoTo Shop Trolleys

Congratulations Community! We have exciting news to share with you. 

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What does it mean to be a special needs campaigner?

Campaigner Noun A person who works in an organised and active way towards a goal.

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5 Reasons To Go Shopping With a Child With Special Needs

For many parents shopping with their children is a complete nightmare.

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Dear Lidl,

We live just around the corner from one of your stores.

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Lidl trialling the GoTo Shop Trolley in the UK

Great news! Lidl is trialling the GoTo Shop trolley in its Cambuslang/Rutherford…

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Marks & Spencer trial the GoTo Shop Trolley

We're delighted to learn that Marks & Spencer in Eastbourne is currently…

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Launch of the GoTo Shop Trolley

Over 1500 specially adapted shopping trolleys now being rolled out at supermarkets…

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GoTo Shop Trolleys now available in almost 400 Asda stores across the UK

Amazing news...Almost 400 Asda stores across the United Kingdom now have a Firefly…

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Irish Retailer Dunnes to roll out GoTo Shop Trolley

GREAT NEWS! Irish retailer Dunnes Stores have bought 230 GoTo trolley seats and will…

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Asda to get the GoTo Shop Trolley

​Congratulations to everyone who has supported the GoTo Shop trolley in #EverySupermarket…

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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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GoTo Shop Trolley Dash

​For a couple of years now I’ve found taking my daughter, Lucy, food shopping…

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Good News! Tesco Tries the GoTo Shop Disability Trolley

UK retail giant Tesco will start trialling the new GoTo Shop disability…

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Inclusive Shopping: The GoTo Shop Trolley

As everyone with children will know, shopping can be hard when you’ve got to…

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