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What can carers do about stress?

Being a carer and parent to a child can have a huge impact on your health.

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The highs and lows of an EHCP

We all know that parenting a child with complex needs comes with its fair share of…

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Undiagnosed Day

A blind person tends to have a walking aid just as someone with cerebral palsy tends…

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Top Tips for Taking the Stress out of Birthday Parties

I’ve been a mother for over 13 years now and have pulled off many a birthday…

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Swept Away, But Saved!

I will never forget the events of that sultry mid-summers day, both for the great…

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Undiagnosed Children’s Day

I am a bit of a plant geek.

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Taking Time for Me

The last few months have been pretty stressful.

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Three Ways Having a Dog Really Worked for our Autistic Son

The dog: ‘man’s best friend’ as they say. 

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National Sibling Day

Sometimes people don’t see me.

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National Sibling Day

Siblings eh? Where would we be without them.

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National Sibling Day

I am the eldest of five children and our household was always hustle and bustle growing…

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Washing Your Hands - Sounds Simple, Right?

Looking after my kid’s health can be a real struggle sometimes.  

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Stress Awareness Month

Breathe in…2….3…… and out, 2…3…4….5….6!!…

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Bohring-Opitz Awareness Day

Talynn Gurganus was born at 35 weeks on January 27, 2014.

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Easter At Our House

Will we have singing this Easter?

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What Our Dog Could Teach Some Professionals

She came into our world in December. 

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CP Diagnosis and Hope from a Racing Driver

I remember clearly the first time that the diagnosis “Cerebral Palsy”…

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Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month

What my Daughter has Taught me in 4 Years

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Temporary Changing

Temporary changing place toilets have their place, but they should never be a permanent…

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Blogger’s Block

I haven’t blogged for a while.  I had a second child, and spent a year…

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Mother’s Day

Mother ~ They walk among us daily.

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I’m Ashamed That We Live In a UK that Allows This To Happen

Before I had a child with disabilities, I’m ashamed to say that I didn’t…

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Disabled Access Day?

 How About #DisabledAccessEveryday!’

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Little Steps Towards Disabled Access

Going out with my kids isn’t always easy.

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Wheelchair Accessible

A wheelchair adapted vehicle has made life easier for our family.

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A Better Way to Change

As Disabled Access day approaches, I would sure love to bring attention to our changing…

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Special needs families: When a tweet from a car park made me angry at Christmas

A friend recently had some difficulty parking at her local hospital. 

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Special Needs Campaigns: Why I am losing the will to fight for Changing Places toilets

You probably know me for being a prolific campaigner for changing places toilets. …

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Special Needs Campaigns: Changing Places

13.3 million disabled people require better toilet facilities.

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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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