Special Needs Parents, CoppaFeel! This Month

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Special Needs Mom: This is my story

Looking back at where I was three years ago, I would have never known the joy and…

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Upsee Crazy!

We have been astounded by the media attention and global demand for the Upsee since…

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Jack’s Story

Find out how the Upsee is making a difference to the life of our pal Jack and his…

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Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month - Week 3

Week three's myth-busting facts for Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month

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Charlotte’s Story

You probably saw this little star in the news recently. Here's a new video for…

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Text Back in Time

Parents get a lot of advice following the diagnosis of their child’s disability.

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World Downs Syndrome Day

Check out our World Downs Syndrome Day Infographic, produced with our friends at Downs…

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Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month - Week 2

March is CP Awareness month and the team at Firefly are helping with our daily facts.…

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How Do You Deal with People Parking Illegally in Disabled Spaces?

Firefly don’t like it if you park in disabled parking spots illegally. Do not…

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Eight Charities Flying the Flag for Special Needs Family Participation

There are millions of worthy causes around the world, but we all have our favourites…

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This will make you smile

A beautiful video for World Down Syndrome Day (21 March 2014)

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Progress on New Supermarket Trolleys for Kids with Disabilities

Good news! UK retailer, Sainsbury's, invited Firefly and special needs wonder-mum…

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Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month - Week 1

March is CP Awareness month and the team at Firefly are playing our part. We're…

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‘My Brother, Teddy’

We love this! Watch Emma talk about her brother Teddy, who has cerebral palsy.

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The Best Advice You’ve Ever Heard on Raising a Child with a Disability

Parents whose child has a disability get a lot of advice, most of it is well-intended…

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Super Seth travels the world - Part 3 of 4

Having left Australia, temporarily anyway, where we completely fell for the laid…

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International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health for Children and Youth (ICF-CY)

The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health, known more…

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Special Needs Family Camping: Camp John Marc

For this blog post, I wanted to write and brag about a certain camp we attended this…

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Raising kids with special needs: Working moms V Stay at home moms

We usually see the arguments on mommy groups or see it referenced in commercials…

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B Facebook ‘On this Day’ - A kick in the stomach for Special Needs Parents

The majority of us use Facebook; we all know what Facebook is, even those who don't…

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Special Needs Parenting: My letter to a future employer

Birthday parties are a big deal for any child, but it’s never straightforward…

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Birthday Party Tips For Kids With Disabilities…From The Parents Who’ve Been There

Birthday parties are a big deal for any child, but it’s never straightforward…

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Flying with Your Goto Seat

In theory, it’s pretty easy to book a family holiday these days. Just a few…

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Parents of Kids With Disabilities Fear for Sibling Relationships

A survey by Firefly has found that 86% of parents feel that their child’s disability…

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How do you explain bullying to a disabled child?

There’s a lot of advice available about bullying. In Firefly’s work on…

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How to find the best pet for special needs kids

As you might know, Firefly is all about special needs family participation –…

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Around the World with Sebastian: Travelling with a child with Cerebral Palsy

Sebastian is a world traveler. By the time he was 2 he had more stamps in his passport…

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What is ‘special needs family participation’, and why does it matter?

‘Inclusion’ and ‘participation’ are terms, in relation to…

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Five Things Parents of Disabled Children Wish You Knew

Every one of us has the power to ruin a stranger’s day. Usually accidentally,…

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8 Ways the 3D Printing Revolution Will Help Children with Disabilities

Disabled children can require complex and expensive equipment, often…

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