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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The Firefly Community Podcast

The Firefly Community Podcast is just another way to keep up to date with everything…

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Special Needs

Campaign Update: Nappy provision in supermarkets

Around a month ago, I started a Change petition, asking UK supermarkets to provide…

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Marks & Spencer launch clothing range for disabled children

There is much excitement within the Special Needs Community today as Marks and Spencer…

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GoTo Shop Trolleys now available in almost 400 Asda stores across the UK

Amazing news...Almost 400 Asda stores across the United Kingdom now have a Firefly…

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Nappy Provision: Special Needs Mum takes on the Supermakets

​My son Brody is 4 years old. He is an awesome little boy and despite his disabilities,…

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Loo of the Year Awards 2015

Getting in front of the right people is so important when campaigning for change.…

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My #barefootchallenge

No one likes a public toilet do they? I know this because when we find a nice one…

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Special Needs Parenting: Flash Forward

All any of us want for our children – I think – is that they grow up…

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#barefootchallenge

​Our Facebook and Twitter news feeds are full of images of bare feet in public…

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Campaigning for better disabled toilets and changing facilities

​We’re really excited by a social media campaign driven by special needs…

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Irish Retailer Dunnes to roll out GoTo Shop Trolley

GREAT NEWS! Irish retailer Dunnes Stores have bought 230 GoTo trolley seats and will…

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Asda to get the GoTo Shop Trolley

​Congratulations to everyone who has supported the GoTo Shop trolley in #EverySupermarket…

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Check out my call for better toilet facilities on the BBC!

Today you'll find me on the BBC website campaigning for better toilet facilities.

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Hatch Hackathon

h-a-t-c-h hackathons are life-changing workshops. They are creative meetings where…

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Special Needs Campaigns: Supporting Grace’s Campaign

Have you been judged in the past? If you’ve been challenged on whether or not…

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Tesco to roll out the GoTo Shop Trolley

​Have you heard the news? 500 Tesco stores across the UK will soon have Firefly…

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Northern Ireland Hackathon

​You’re Just a Hackathon Away from Being Someone’s Hero To register…

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Why I’m campaigning for better toilet facilities!

5 and a half years ago our world changed as our beautiful little daughter arrived…

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Special Needs Families: Society is just not accessible!

I’m on my soap box. And apologies for the rant. 

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Extreme Changing: Special Needs Families

We have become quite inventive my husband and I when faced with the need to tend…

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We’re Going Gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.  When my daughter, Bethany was…

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GoTo Shop Trolley Dash

​For a couple of years now I’ve found taking my daughter, Lucy, food shopping…

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The Importance of Advocating for Our Loved Ones With Special Needs

Unless it effects them in some sort of personal way, the general public doesn’t…

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My rant about Toilet and Changing Facilities!

​I should start by explaining that Hadley, my little guy, is almost five years…

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Family fund saved my sanity

What is family fund? Who are they? Family fund is a charitable organisation who help…

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Good News! Tesco Tries the GoTo Shop Disability Trolley

UK retail giant Tesco will start trialling the new GoTo Shop disability…

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Special Needs Family Fun: Keeping Disabled Children Safe in Warm Weather

In countries known for their warm climates, special needs families are much better…

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Space to Change: Raising Awareness

Space to Change Champion in Northern Ireland, Claire Smyth had an amazing opportunity…

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Special Needs Family Days Out: Time for a change?

I’ve never felt the need to pay a huge amount of attention to toilets, in particular,…

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GoTo Shop Campaign

Dear Firefly Friend My son Daniel is 6, he has profound and multiple learning difficulties.…

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