A Few Tips for Flu Season

This time of year is always scary. Flu season. This year already it has caused the…

Melissa Schlemmer's avatar

by Melissa Schlemmer
on

Silver Linings

I am so fed up of having a disabled child being deemed as a negative thing and so…

Rebecca Shayler-Adams's avatar

by Rebecca Shayler-Adams
on

Topics

View All Advice & Support Family & Disabilities Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Family & Disabilities Parent’s Stories Children with Disabilities Parent’s Stories Spina Bifida Autism Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Parent’s Stories Family & Disabilities Occasions Parent’s Stories Epilepsy Family & Disabilities Occasions Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Rare Diseases Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Advice & Support Autism Family & Kids Advice & Support Autism Family & Disabilities Advice & Support Family & Disabilities Spina Bifida Children with Disabilities Epilepsy Family & Kids Children with Disabilities Family & Kids Spina Bifida Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Family & Kids Children with Disabilities Parent’s Stories Scooot Advice & Support Family & Disabilities Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Family & Disabilities Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Cerebral Palsy Family & Disabilities Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Parent’s Stories Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Advice & Support Family & Disabilities Rare Diseases Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Parent’s Stories Casual Family & Disabilities Parent’s Stories Cerebral Palsy Family & Disabilities Parent’s Stories Awareness Days Children with Disabilities Cerebral Palsy 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 Casual Fitness 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

Special Needs

10 choses que vous devez savoir sur les besoins spéciaux, du point de vue des papas

En décembre 2008, ma vie a été bouleversée à jamais,…

Firefly Community's avatar

by Firefly Community
on

Special Needs

I’m Desperate To Increase My Son’s Weight So He Can Avoid Surgery

I am having an ongoing battle with Oscar and I fear it is one that I am never going…

Default avatar

by Jane Ashton
on

Special Needs

Three Books That Helped Me Be A Parent to a Child with Special Needs

Today, I'm sharing three books I've recently read written for parents of…

Default avatar

by Telina Knight
on

Special Needs

More Thoughts From a Special Needs Father

In my last blog, I asked my husband, Cooper's dad to share his views on Cooper's…

Default avatar

by Telina Knight
on

Special Needs

A Letter to My Son, Who Lives in the Shadow of Cerebral Palsy

To my Son, I am sorry. I’m sorry that I’m not the fun, laid back, energetic…

Default avatar

by Natalie Luckett
on

Special Needs

Le meilleur conseil que vous avez entendu sur la façon d’élever un enfant handicapé

Beaucoup de conseils sont prodigués aux parents qui ont un enfant handicapé,…

Firefly Community's avatar

by Firefly Community
on

Special Needs

Il Miglior Consiglio Mai Ricevuto Su Come Crescere Un Figlio Disabile.

I genitori di bambini con disabilità ricevono tanti consigli che vengono dati…

Firefly Community's avatar

by Firefly Community
on

Special Needs

Die besten Ratschläge in Bezug auf die Erziehung eines Kindes mit einer Behinderung, die Sie je gehö

~Eltern, deren Kind eine Behinderung hat, erhalten viele Ratschläge, die meisten…

Firefly Community's avatar

by Firefly Community
on

Special Needs

El Mejor Consejo Sobre Cómo Criar a Un Niño Con Necesidades Especiales

Los padres de niños con necesidades especiales reciben mucho consejo, la mayoría…

Firefly Community's avatar

by Firefly Community
on

Special Needs

How one letter went viral and changed shopping forever

When I had trouble shopping with my daughter, May, I had no idea it would change…

Mama Lewis's avatar

by Mama Lewis
on

Special Needs

Work Was Always My ‘Thing’, But It’s Not An Option Since My Son’s Diagnosis

I recently gave up work to become a full time mum/carer for Oscar.

Default avatar

by Jane Ashton
on

Special Needs

Surviving Kindergarten: Questions For a Father of a Kid With a Disability

You've read my thoughts, concerns, fears, and random ramblings about my son,…

Default avatar

by Telina Knight
on

Special Needs

Where Are The Disabled Role-Models For My Daughter?

My daughter wants to be a princess or a fairy - or a doctor - she loves all things…

Default avatar

by Natalie Luckett
on

Special Needs

Ärzte sagten, der kleine Jack würde nicht überleben, doch fünf Jahre später lebt er mehr denn je

Zu sagen, dass Maura McCrystal eine vielbeschäftigte Mutter ist, ist genau wie…

Firefly Community's avatar

by Firefly Community
on

Special Needs

I dottori dicevano che Jack non ce l’avrebbe fatta. Invece, cinque anni dopo, è più vivo che mai!

Dire che Maura McCrystal è una mamma impegnata è un eufemismo e non…

Firefly Community's avatar

by Firefly Community
on

Special Needs

Les médecins disaient que bébé Jack ne survivrait pas, mais à cinq ans il est toujours aussi vivant

Si l'on dit que  Maura McCrystal est une maman débordée, c'est…

Firefly Community's avatar

by Firefly Community
on

Special Needs

Os Médicos disseram que o Jack não iria sobreviver, mas Cinco anos depois ele está mais Vivo que Nun

Dizer que a Maura McCrystal é uma mãe ocupada é como dizer que…

Firefly Community's avatar

by Firefly Community
on

Special Needs

El bebé Jack, más vivo que nunca, cinco años después de ser desahuciado por los médicos

Decir que Maura McCrystal es una madre ocupada es como decir que el sol está…

Firefly Community's avatar

by Firefly Community
on

Special Needs

Surviving Kindergarten: My Son has Extra Needs, But Am I Meeting Them?

Well, it happened. Cooper scored his first “F” for failure to master…

Firefly Community's avatar

by Firefly Community
on

Special Needs

Three Things Every Parent Should Know About Special Education Programs

With all the hoopla surrounding Cooper's entry into kindergarten and the implementation…

Default avatar

by Telina Knight
on

Special Needs

I’m Scared My Daughter’s Disability Will Cost Her Friendships

When Bella was very young I took her to lots of baby classes and toddler groups.…

Default avatar

by Natalie Luckett
on

Special Needs

“No, Actually, Having a Disabled Child Did Not Ruin My Life. Here’s Why.”

Not long after we got Oscar’s diagnosis someone asked me ‘How are you…

Firefly Community's avatar

by Firefly Community
on

Special Needs

My Bad Singing Soothes My Special Needs Son. Apologies to Everyone Else.

Prior to the birth of my son River in 2010, I never did much singing – at least,…

Firefly Community's avatar

by Firefly Community
on

Special Needs

The News that Jade has Cerebral Palsy changed everything

Since we started Jade with physiotherapy things changed dramatically. We had to come…

Default avatar

by Caro Robbertze
on

Special Needs

Raising a Child With a Disability: Daily Doses of Joy and Trauma

My late Grandmother once told me that parenting is the easiest and the hardest job…

Default avatar

by Fiona Russo
on

Special Needs

Je refuse que mon enfant soit laissé à l’écart à cause de son handicap

Faire partie d'un groupe est essentiel à tous.

Firefly Community's avatar

by Firefly Community
on

Special Needs

Non permetto che mio figlio venga emarginato perché disabile.

Tutti hanno bisogno di sentirsi parte di un gruppo.

Firefly Community's avatar

by Firefly Community
on

Special Needs

Eu recuso a deixar meu filho Perca Por causa de uma deficiência

Não quer ficar de fora, mesmo que seja apenas uma conversa em torno de uma…

Firefly Community's avatar

by Firefly Community
on