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The changing places campaign is now in its 13 year, but there are still only 1104…
by Laura Moore on 25th May, 2018
I love writing blogs for Firefly.
by Ceri-Ann Brown on 24th May, 2018
Family celebrations are great aren’t they?
by Mark Arnold on 15th May, 2018
This year, from May 20th to May 26th, we celebrate Global Tracheostomy Awareness…
by Jennifer Arnold on 14th May, 2018
I have been on antidepressants ever since being diagnosed with depression as a teenager.
by Rebecca Shayler-Adams on 14th May, 2018
I am fortunate to have a big family – and a close one!
by Zowie Kaye on 14th May, 2018
School teaching staff, including Teachers, Teaching Assistants and the wide range…
by Mark Arnold on 9th May, 2018
by Ger Smyth on 8th May, 2018
May 15, 2018 marks this year’s observance of International Day of Families.
by Jennifer Arnold on 8th May, 2018
One of Freddie’s older siblings went through mainstream school with a diagnosis…
by The Odd Sock Diary on 8th May, 2018
Statistically there are 1 in 4 people who suffer from a mental health condition and…
by Zowie Kaye on 8th May, 2018
May is Short Story Month, and we’re encouraging everyone to read and share…
by Firefly Community on 2nd May, 2018
by Telina Knight on 1st May, 2018
As a special needs parent it can be really easy to forget about our own mental health…
by Laura Moore on 1st May, 2018
I am a bit of a plant geek.
by Jane Scott on 26th April, 2018
A blind person tends to have a walking aid just as someone with cerebral palsy tends…
by Zowie Kaye on 20th April, 2018
Often the starting point for any organisation looking to be more inclusive of children…
by Mark Arnold on 18th April, 2018
The last few months have been pretty stressful.
by Rebecca Toal on 17th April, 2018
My brother is different.
by Mark Arnold on 9th April, 2018
Sometimes people don’t see me.
by Miriam Gwynne on 9th April, 2018
Siblings eh? Where would we be without them.
by Ger Smyth on 9th April, 2018
We all have it, in one form or another.
by Ger Smyth on 30th March, 2018
Breathe in…2….3…… and out, 2…3…4….5….6!!…
by Zowie Kaye on 29th March, 2018
Talynn Gurganus was born at 35 weeks on January 27, 2014.
by Guest Bloggers on 29th March, 2018
Will we have singing this Easter?
by Ann Hickman on 29th March, 2018
Yes, the time of year for chocolate indulgence; well, this mama is well into a successful,…
by Zowie Kaye on 26th March, 2018
Epilepsy and Autism
by Mark Arnold on 26th March, 2018
“Purple Day” may sound like a silly title given to March 26, but for…
by Jodi Shenal on 22nd March, 2018
Check out our World Downs Syndrome Day Infographic, produced with our friends at Downs…
by Firefly Community on 21st March, 2018
What my Daughter has Taught me in 4 Years
by Ceri-Ann Brown on 16th March, 2018
When my daughter was born in 2015, I knew my world would never be the same. …
by Guest Bloggers on 27th February, 2018
rare ADJECTIVE (of an event, situation, or condition) not occurring very often.
by Emma Murphy on 27th February, 2018