Special Needs

Special Needs

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

An Unpredictable Life

"Hasn't she got rosy red cheeks!? Is she teething or is she always like…

Ceri-Ann Brown's avatar

by Ceri-Ann Brown
on

National Hug Day

Milestones... we all wait and wait for them to come and then we celebrate the tiniest…

Laura Moore's avatar

by Laura Moore
on

Topics

View All Cerebral Palsy Family & Disabilities Parent’s Stories Awareness Days Children with Disabilities Cerebral Palsy Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Campaigns Space to Change Advice & Support Autism Learning Disability Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Undiagnosed Conditions Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Parent’s Stories Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Rare Diseases Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Products Autism Learning Disability Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Family & Disabilities Parent’s Stories Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Learning Disability Advice & Support Casual Family & Disabilities Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Undiagnosed Conditions Autism Children with Disabilities Family & Kids Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Spina Bifida Autism Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Cerebral Palsy Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Parent’s Stories Family & Disabilities Parent’s Stories Spina Bifida Advice & Support Autism Learning Disability Autism Family & Disabilities Undiagnosed Conditions Autism Advice & Support Family & Disabilities Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Children with Disabilities Parent’s Stories Undiagnosed Conditions Autism Children with Disabilities Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Autism Parent’s Stories Autism Family & Kids Special Needs Holidays Advice & Support Disabilities Parent’s Stories Family & Kids Parent’s Stories Autism Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Parent’s Stories Space to Change Parent’s Stories Family & Disabilities Advice & Support Autism Children with Disabilities Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Parent’s Stories Family & Kids Fun Children with Disabilities Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Learning Disability Casual Children with Disabilities Family & Kids Children with Disabilities Epilepsy Family & Kids Advice & Support Family & Kids Parent’s Stories Cerebral Palsy Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Autism Children with Disabilities Occasions Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Epilepsy Children with Disabilities Autism Family & Disabilities Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Rare Diseases Campaigns Children with Disabilities Space to Change Cerebral Palsy Children with Disabilities Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Spina Bifida Advice & Support Family & Disabilities Parent’s Stories Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Epilepsy Children with Disabilities Family Family & Disabilities Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Advice & Support Spina Bifida Parent’s Stories Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Family & Disabilities Advice & Support Cerebral Palsy Parent’s Stories Children with Disabilities Epilepsy Family & Disabilities Children with Disabilities Family Spina Bifida Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Diet Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Parent’s Stories Holiday Occasions Family & Disabilities Children with Disabilities Family & Kids Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Parent’s Stories Children with Disabilities Epilepsy Parent’s Stories Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Autism Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Autism Learning Disability Parent’s Stories Awareness Days Children with Disabilities Parent’s Stories Children with Disabilities Cerebral Palsy Parent’s Stories Awareness Days Campaigns Children with Disabilities Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Parent’s Stories Children with Disabilities Epilepsy Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Parent’s Stories Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Autism Children with Disabilities Parent’s Stories Autism Awareness Days Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Autism Family & Disabilities Parent’s Stories Awareness Days Epilepsy Autism Children with Disabilities Parent’s Stories Autism Children with Disabilities Undiagnosed Conditions Advice & Support Awareness Days Parent’s Stories Cerebral Palsy Children with Disabilities Parent’s Stories Children with Disabilities Epilepsy Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Parent’s Stories Campaigns GoToShop Cerebral Palsy Family & Disabilities Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Disabilities Space to Change Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Family & Disabilities Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Cerebral Palsy Advice & Support Autism Family & Disabilities Autism Children with Disabilities Occasions Autism Family & Disabilities Occasions Autism Learning Disability Occasions Campaigns Children with Disabilities Space to Change

Special Needs

Three Ways to Help Support the Sibling of a Special Needs Child

The school called me about my daughter. She was saying she wasn't feeling well…

Miriam Gwynne's avatar

by Miriam Gwynne
on

Special Needs

What this 8 Year Old with Autism Wants To Do for her Disabled Brother

It had been a long week of having her brother go to hospital for an MRI to check…

Miriam Gwynne's avatar

by Miriam Gwynne
on

Special Needs

Special Needs Families: Brothers

I recently witnessed my 6 year old sticking his tongue out at his almost 4 year old…

Melissa Schlemmer's avatar

by Melissa Schlemmer
on

Special Needs

Seeds

I’m lucky, I do occasionally get a few minutes to myself; I usually spend it…

The Odd Sock Diary's avatar

by The Odd Sock Diary
on

Special Needs

Controlling Behaviour

I’m not sure whether this is a special needs parenting issue, a mothering issue,…

Default avatar

by Fiona Russo
on

Special Needs

“I’m Sorry, Son” - Raising a Child with Disabilities

Dear J,You came home from your break away; your very own little holiday.

Ger Smyth's avatar

by Ger Smyth
on

Special Needs

Thank You For Being the Best Big Brother - Raising Children with Disabilities

From the day I met you, I knew you had an enormous amount of strength. You introduced…

Brittney Baumgartner's avatar

by Brittney Baumgartner
on

Special Needs

A new little brother

Four year old Twinkle is our first born. She most definitely didn’t come with…

The Inclusive Home's avatar

by The Inclusive Home
on

Special Needs

I Run 4

Through Facebook, I discovered a wonderful group which pairs runners with people…

Little Mama Murphy's avatar

by Little Mama Murphy
on

Special Needs

“Totes Emosh!” - A Heart-Melting Message from 15-Year-Old Emily to her Little Sister

I’d like to do something a little different today.  

Default avatar

by Fiona Russo
on