It Gets Easier…

…and harder in some ways, but don’t worry, you’ve got this!

Sarah Kay's avatar

by Sarah Kay
on

‘Lost Voice Guy’ wins Britain’s Got Talent

Is this a disability watershed moment?

Mark Arnold's avatar

by Mark Arnold
on

Topics

View All Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Family Learning Disability Parent’s Stories Children with Disabilities Advice & Support Campaigns Cerebral Palsy Disabilities Family Family & Disabilities Learning Disability Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family Family & Disabilities Kids Parent’s Stories Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family Family & Disabilities Learning Disability Kids Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Learning Disability Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Autism Awareness Days Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family Family & Disabilities Kids Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Autism Awareness Days Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family Family & Disabilities Learning Disability Kids Mens Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Kids Learning Disability Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Learning Disability Parent’s Stories Awareness Days Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Firefly Friends Kids Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Fitness Going Out Kids Physical Therapy Parent’s Stories Down’s Syndrome Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Awareness Days Family & Disabilities Advice & Support Awareness Days Family & Disabilities Advice & Support Awareness Days Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family & Disabilities Family Family & Kids Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Family & Kids Family & Disabilities Disabilities Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Going Out Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Disabilities Epilepsy Family & Disabilities Family Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Awareness Days Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Disabilities Epilepsy Family Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Kids Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Parent’s Stories Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Firefly Friends Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Firefly Friends Family Parent’s Stories Spina Bifida Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Kids Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Going Out Parent’s Stories Children with Disabilities Disabilities Kids Parent’s Stories Down’s Syndrome Learning Disability Parent’s Stories Campaigns Family & Disabilities Space to Change Children with Disabilities Family Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Firefly Friends Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Space to Change Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Firefly Friends Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Family Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Children with Disabilities Advice & Support Disabilities Family Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Firefly Friends Going Out Learning Disability Parent’s Stories Awareness Days Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Family Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Learning Disability Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Awareness Days Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Firefly Friends Family Going Out Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Awareness Days Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family & Disabilities Family Family & Kids Firefly Friends Learning Disability Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Learning Disability Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Learning Disability Parent’s Stories Awareness Days Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Firefly Friends Family Learning Disability Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Family Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Going Out Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Awareness Days Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Firefly Friends Family Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Awareness Days Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Family Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Awareness Days Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Firefly Friends Family Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Awareness Days Children with Disabilities Disabilities Autism Family & Disabilities Family Family & Kids Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Awareness Days Autism Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family & Kids Family & Disabilities Firefly Friends Family Parent’s Stories Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Going Out Fun Parent’s Stories Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Parent’s Stories Awareness Days Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Down’s Syndrome Family Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Advice & Support Awareness Days Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family Awareness Days Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family & Kids Family & Disabilities Family Special Needs Products Children with Disabilities Campaigns Disabilities Family & Disabilities Space to Change Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Parent’s Stories Undiagnosed Conditions Rare Diseases Parent’s Stories Family & Kids Family & Disabilities Family Children with Disabilities Disabilities Awareness Days Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family & Disabilities Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Fun Parent’s Stories Children with Disabilities Advice & Support Disabilities Family & Disabilities Family Learning Disability Kids Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Fun Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Family Going Out Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family & Kids Family & Disabilities Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Family & Kids Family & Disabilities Parent’s Stories Awareness Days Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Undiagnosed Conditions Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family Family & Kids Going Out Kids Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Awareness Days Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Learning Disability Kids Special Needs Holidays Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Epilepsy Going Out Fun Parent’s Stories Family & Disabilities Family Children with Disabilities Advice & Support Awareness Days Disabilities Family Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family Family & Disabilities Therapy Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Family & Kids Family Family & Disabilities Learning Disability Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Learning Disability Parent’s Stories Campaigns GoToShop Special Needs Products Advice & Support Family Family & Kids Home & Garden Parent’s Stories Campaigns Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities GoToShop Special Needs Products Awareness Days Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Learning Disability Sibling’s Stories Awareness Days Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family & Kids Family & Disabilities Sibling’s Stories Early Intervention Children with Disabilities Awareness Days Advice & Support Disabilities Family Family & Disabilities Kids Sibling’s Stories Advice & Support Awareness Days Family Parent’s Stories Sibling’s Stories Parent’s Stories Kids Firefly Friends Family & Kids Family & Disabilities Family Disabilities Children with Disabilities Autism Autism Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family Family & Kids Advice & Support Awareness Days Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Awareness Days Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Kids Parent’s Stories Rare Diseases Awareness Days Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Disabilities Family Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Going Out Special Needs Holidays Quick & Easy Going Out Family & Kids Children with Disabilities Therapy Parent’s Stories Family & Disabilities Children with Disabilities Awareness Days Cakes & Baking Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Going Out Fun Kids Learning Disability Autism Awareness Days Epilepsy Family & Kids Family & Disabilities Firefly Friends Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Family Learning Disability Kids Campaigns Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Family & Kids GoToShop Advice & Support Campaigns Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Family & Kids In the News Parent’s Stories Epilepsy Family Awareness Days Advice & Support Campaigns Children with Disabilities Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Fun Fitness Going Out Kids Learning Disability Parent’s Stories Family Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Parent’s Stories Disabilities Children with Disabilities Family Family & Disabilities Family & Kids Kids Parent’s Stories Advice & Support Awareness Days Children with Disabilities Family & Kids Family & Disabilities Advice & Support Children with Disabilities Early Intervention Parent’s Stories Undiagnosed Conditions

Special Needs

Reptiles and Minecraft: The Things Autism Parents Learn to Love

High Functioning Autism, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Asperger’s Syndrome…

Jodi Shenal's avatar

by Jodi Shenal
on

Special Needs

ASD Sleep Routines: Tips and Advice

This blog is about a four year old boy with ASD. It was written by…

Special Needs

Words that Doctors Should Never Say

“Your baby will likely be incompatible with life.”  “Her heart…

Jodi Shenal's avatar

by Jodi Shenal
on

Special Needs

The Constant Fight of an Autism Mom

As special needs parents, we often feel like we’re in a boxing ring. …

Jodi Shenal's avatar

by Jodi Shenal
on

Special Needs

Raising a child with special needs: Autism - our bubble.

Hey! It's me again, I'd taken a little while off from blogging whilst I learnt…

Emmy Heaton's avatar

by Emmy Heaton
on

Special Needs

A Perfect World from an Autism Perspective

AUTISM.  A word small word that can have such a tremendous impact on life. With…

Jodi Shenal's avatar

by Jodi Shenal
on

Special Needs

Special Needs Parenting: Why won’t they help us…

“Zowie did you know that you are able to claim for DLA?” – No!

Zowie Kaye's avatar

by Zowie Kaye
on

Special Needs

Special needs parenting: The perception of honesty

I’m in a reflective mood today after a hospital visit with my son yesterday.…

Zowie Kaye's avatar

by Zowie Kaye
on

Special Needs

Raising kids with special needs: The things autism makes parents do

Micro Machines many will remember as a 1980’s-1990’s craze. So it’s…

Zowie Kaye's avatar

by Zowie Kaye
on

Special Needs

Raising kids with special needs: Do you even know…

There was a time after the initial diagnosis where I was worried about my son’s…

Zowie Kaye's avatar

by Zowie Kaye
on

Special Needs

Autism: Diagnosis Day

​Rewind back to 13:40pm on 27/06/2012, we had been sent to the hospital canteen…

Zowie Kaye's avatar

by Zowie Kaye
on

Special Needs

Raising kids with special needs: Helicopter Parent equals Autism Parent

When I searched for the definition this is what came up…

Zowie Kaye's avatar

by Zowie Kaye
on

Special Needs

Raising kids with special needs: Multiplex families - it’s in the genes

I’m taking this one right back to the 80’s; 25-30 years ago. Not so we…

Zowie Kaye's avatar

by Zowie Kaye
on

Special Needs

Autism Milestones

The diagnosis was a relief in some ways, although I mourned the loss of the child…

Zowie Kaye's avatar

by Zowie Kaye
on

Special Needs

Special needs parenting: Understanding autism - not every case is the same.

​"Oh, he has autism? Doesn't that mean he's going to be really clever…

Emmy Heaton's avatar

by Emmy Heaton
on

Special Needs

Thrown in at the deep end: Being a first time, young, special needs mother

​It seems a million years ago when trying to remember the ‘old me’,…

Emmy Heaton's avatar

by Emmy Heaton
on

Special Needs

Special Needs Parenting: The Judgement of Strangers

​I have often heard, and read, about special needs parents who say that they and…

47 Stripey Socks's avatar

by 47 Stripey Socks
on

Special Needs

Autism - Please don’t take my sunshine away

When my son was born, he was in a really poor condition after being starved of oxygen. …

Emmy Heaton's avatar

by Emmy Heaton
on

Special Needs

Why my Dad is a Superdad, by Freddie

My Dad is a Superdad. My dad is a Superdad because… By Freddie aged 6.

47 Stripey Socks's avatar

by 47 Stripey Socks
on

Special Needs

Not Every Disability is Obvious

“Not every disability is obvious.” I wanted to wear that quote around…

taleS froM the trencheS's avatar

by taleS froM the trencheS
on

Special Needs

What I Want the World to be Know in Honor of Autism Awareness Month

I want to world to know that although it’s not without its challenges, an autism…

Faith, Hope and Love's avatar

by Faith, Hope and Love
on

Special Needs

Living with Homophones

Unless you live with a toddler, you do not realize just how confusing our English…

taleS froM the trencheS's avatar

by taleS froM the trencheS
on

Special Needs

Educational Games and Activities for Visual and Tactile Learners

Many individuals who have autism or other special needs are visual and tactile learners,…

Faith, Hope and Love's avatar

by Faith, Hope and Love
on