Special Needs Parenting: What a difference a year makes

“He who laughs most, learns best” – John Cleese.  In September…

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Special Needs Parenting: Acceptance is key

Few of us knew about our children’s conditions before they were born and even…

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Young Sports Coaches with Disabilities On the Rise

Disability sports keep growing. More and more sports are being adapted, and recent…

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Lilo and Stitch Will Teach You Everything You Need to Know About Special Needs Family Participation

Lilo and Stitch is amazing. We love it. And it doesn't matter that we're…

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Let’s Transform Childcare for Kids with Disabilities

Here’s a fantastic chance to really make your voice heard.

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If You Don’t Read This No One Will Like You

Living with special needs is expensive. Families don’t get bags of money handed…

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Attention everyone in the UK!

There have been rumours circulating about something called ‘summer’.

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Disability on Kids TV: Where’s the Early Intervention for Prejudice?

We’ve seen a lot of recent progress regarding representation of disabilities…

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Grandparenting a Child with Special Needs

In every family, grandparents play a hugely important role, both in the life of the…

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Animal Therapy for Children With Special Needs

Everyone is familiar with the idea of service or assistance animals – animals…

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SEN reforms – what do they mean for your family?

In September 2014 new legislation takes effect in England and Wales that changes…

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Making a meal of it

“The family that eats together stays together” goes the old saying, but…

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3 Tips for Making Tummy-Time More Fun

It’s widely accepted now that ‘tummy-time’ is important for any…

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Our Family Rules: No One Gets Left Behind

When I was little, Christmas Day unfolded in a very specific way. (Don’t worry,…

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Let’s help more kids with disabilities to make a splash

Disabilities have a nasty habit of getting in the way of enjoying a swimming pool,…

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The Upsee is Going Places

The Upsee lets lots of kids embark on new adventures. Many can and will go places never…

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15 Amazing Things To Do in Your GoTo Seat

The GoTo Seat has been a revelation for many of our Firefly Friends trying to get involved…

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16 Amazing Things To Do in Your GoTo Seat

The GoTo Seat has been a revelation for many of our Firefly Friends trying to get involved…

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Preparing Kids for Hospital the Family Participation Way

For some children with special needs, preparing for a sleepover at granny’s…

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Can the Upsee help with sensory therapies?

One mother contacted us recently describing how her child loves the close physical…

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Extended Returns Policy

Good news everybody! We can now extend the Upsee returns policy to 42 days (6…

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Can Yoga Really Help Kids with Disabilities?

Firefly has tried yoga. It’s really difficult. It hurts. And it’s uncomfortable.…

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New hope that more kids will get the chance to walk with SDR

Hopes are rising that the NHS in England may be have a change of heart over funding…

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Firefly CEO Explains Upsee Ordering & Shipping

A Firefly customer, Jessica Schedeneck, recently got in to touch to share some concerns…

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Check out our shiny new website

We have added a fresh coat of paint to our website and oiled all the hinges, so it's…

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Viva Brazil!

Our new Brazilian storefront is now available online, meaning customers all over…

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Upsee Case Study Report

Check out the poster below for a sample of the clinical research being done with…

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Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month - Week 4

The final week (okay, ten days) of Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month and our myth-busting,…

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Upsee Crazy!

We have been astounded by the media attention and global demand for the Upsee since…

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Jack’s Story

Find out how the Upsee is making a difference to the life of our pal Jack and his…

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Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month - Week 3

Week three's myth-busting facts for Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month

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