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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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Special Needs Parenting: Appetite Problems

In our home, we really do try our best to feed our children the best and suggested.…

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Finally Back to School

Scream it from the top of the mountains in your bathrobe, because school is back…

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Special Needs Parenting: Allowing Yourself to Go There

We recently learned our son’s hearing loss has progressed even more in the…

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12 Great Back to School Supplies for the Child with Special Needs

It's back to school time and while some traditional school supplies are needed…

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Special Needs Family: Nowhere he would have rather been

Our family went to a pool party a few weeks ago and on our way home I texted my girlfriend…

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Podcast: One-sided conversations with my non-verbal child

In this episode of the Firefly Community Podcast Anna narrates one of our popular…

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The Great Nappy Debate

When I heard that Loose Women would be talking about “The great nappy debate”…

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For all the misunderstood girls and women with autism

I can see that confused look when someone speaks to you and you are desperately trying…

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How to Survive Back to School

If like us the school holidays are a juggle of summer schemes, grandparents, childminders…

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Global Development Delay: The 2 year review

My daughter Sydney recently had her 2 year developmental review with our Health Visitor. 

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Podcast: A Special Needs Dad’s Perspective

In this episode of the Firefly Community Podcast Chris narrates one of our popular…

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Special Needs Parenting: How to survive the change in seasons

I feel like summer arrived and left in one day this year and already autumn has set…

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Special Needs Families: What you really say when you tell your child you are sorry!

It’s the summer holidays and for many parents this can be a really difficult…

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Special Needs Parenting: Back to school

I will go into the bookstore hand over his school book list and pay the cashier a…

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Special Needs Family: Accepting our new normal

We spend a lot of time focusing on the positives and accepting that this is our "normal".

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Special Needs Parents: 5 things you should do on the first day of the new term

School holidays are one of those marmite subjects between special needs families…

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Does the UK lead the way when it comes to Changing Places?

The official changing places campaign has been running for over 10 years and we currently…

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Special Needs Parenting: When did I stop introducing myself as me?

“Hi, I’m Heidi’s Mum”. That’s pretty much my standard…

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The Kindness of Strangers

In today’s world, an act of kindness is appreciated now more than ever.

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Special Needs: Thank you daddy

I do know where the ‘obsession’ came from. I am not sure I would call…

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Podcast - Redefining Daddy

In this episode of the Firefly Community Podcast Chris narrates one of our popular…

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Special Needs: What is the “real world”?

Does the ‘real world’ only apply to non-disabled people?

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Wheelchair stresses in the summer

This is our second summer having a wheelchair.

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Accessibility: What is a radar key?

A radar key is an extremely large key which will unlock over 10,000 “accessible”…

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Special Needs Parents: I want to go clubbing in Ibiza!

Slightly random title for a special needs blog isn’t it? Let me explain. 

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Things my daughter has taught me: Special Needs Parenting

11 months old and my daughter has taught me more than I have learnt in my life.

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Special Needs Parenting: Summer is Overrated

SUMMER…A season of sunshine, relaxation and family outings.

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Thinking about the school taxi when your child with disabilities starts school

In a few weeks my beautiful first-born child will start school. My precious boy.

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My Favorite Things: Fashion Edition

While I am unsure if you readers in the U.K. shop the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale…

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