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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World Physiotherapy Day

On my journey so far, even though we have had tests and numerous trips to different…

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Can charities really help the every day person?

I have always given my £10 a month to a few charities, I didn’t really…

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International Day of Charity

Charity. It can feel like a dirty word sometimes.

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Playing it Safe or Brave Experiential Learning?

As the school holidays come to an end my energy levels are depleted, my patience…

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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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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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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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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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Special Needs: What is the “real world”?

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

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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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Why I wish DIY SOS didn’t exist

It’s not because I’ve got anything against Nick Knowles, quite the opposite…

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Special Needs Parenting: If she could tell us when she hurts

Some days are easier than others to navigate through, when you have a nonverbal child.  

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Special Needs Families: 5 companies that have exceptional customer service

Special needs parents are met with a host of daily complications so when we come…

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Special Needs Parenting: Breastfeeding with oral dysphagia

As it is World Breastfeeding Week, I thought I would write a little bit about my…

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My Favorite Things: Special Needs Edition

Our son with special needs will be turning four years old in just a couple of weeks.  

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Food

Special Needs Diets: 10 fun foods for pureed eaters

Flavor experimentation can be quite enjoyable for children who are pureed eaters.

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Special Needs Parenting: The trauma of change

And no, this time I’m not talking about the weather.

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Autism the “Fashionable” Disability?

Becoming a parent of a child with a disability has been a steep learning curve.

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Special Needs Parenting: You can never research too much

We have started to consider booking up activities for the summer holidays and have…

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