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

Special Needs Families: 4 accessible places to have a stay-cation this summer

Going on holiday is good for the soul, I truly believe that, which is why I am always…

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by Laura Moore
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The things we resort to when there has been no bench and hoist

It is estimated that 1 in 260 people in the UK need an adult sized changing bench…

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by Firefly Community
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Special Needs

Fourth of July and the Fear of Loud Noises

The fourth of July always brings lots of excitement and joy here in the United States. 

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by Brittney Baumgartner
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Special Needs

Thinking of the Special Needs Moms that are Struggling on Mother’s Day

After a long night caring and keeping your child with special needs safe, comfortable…

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by Stacy Warden
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Special Needs

Mother’s Day

Before I became a mum I tried for a long time to get pregnant and was even told by…

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by Zowie Kaye
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Special Needs

Mothering Sunday

I feel we should always celebrate the special people and we should never take them…

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by Rochelle Followes
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Special Needs, International Blogs

St Patrick’s Day

Internationally celebrated. Our small island and our patron Saint, St. Patrick celebrated…

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by Ger Smyth
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Special Needs, International Blogs

International Women’s Day

So this day is a global day to celebrate women, unity, reflection, advocacy and action.…

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by Zowie Kaye
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Special Needs

Epilepsy and St Valentine’s Day

Do you think that St. Valentine’s Day is just one of an increasing number of…

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by The Odd Sock Diary
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Special Needs

Valentine’s Day Fun for the Whole Family

Valentine's Day Fun for the Whole Family

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by Angelyn Harrenstein
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Food, Special Needs

A Special Valentine’s for a Special Girl

I'll be honest with you, I've never really put much thought into celebrating…

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by Faith, Hope and Love
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Special Needs

The New Christmas Gift Rule: Kids

I saw an idea on Pinterest a couple of years ago and thought it was excellent.  

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by Angelyn Harrenstein
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Special Needs

The difficulties of Birthday and Christmas wish lists when your child has global delay

It's that time of year already! As soon as October begins I know I have to face…

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by Miriam Gwynne
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Special Needs

By a Special Needs Dad: Unanswered Questions, What Ifs and Escaping the Void

Last year, as Father’s Day approached, I jotted down some thoughts about my…

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by Firefly Community
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Special Needs

Keeping Romance Alive

Special needs parenting has a way of chiseling away at romance.   Between…

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