Mar/Apr 2018

2018 Cover Winner: Allison & Cassidy 0

2018 Cover Winner: Allison & Cassidy

Allison & Cassidy Our cover photo is of siblings, Allison and Cassidy Weber (19/17 respectively). Cassidy has a brain migration defect, Microcephaly, Epilepsy, Scoliosis, Cerebral Palsy, is non-verbal, in a...

Lets Help More Families GoTo Cart 0

Let’s Help More Families: GoTo Cart

GoTo Cart Shop Our goal: 1 in #EverySupermarket Transforming shopping trips for special needs families The Firefly GoTo Shop is an adapted shopping cart suitable for kids with special needs...

Health and Wellness 0

Health and Wellness

Health and Wellness A Red Panda. A Twenty foot tall ball of yarn. Both are specific, if uncommon visuals. Okay now… “Healthy living.” Whatcha got? A cornucopia filled with fruits...

Using Visual Strategies To Improve Behavior 0

Using Visual Strategies to Improve Behavior

Using Visual Strategies To Improve Behavior Children with special needs sometimes have difficulty remembering what is expected of them or deciphering cues from their social and physical environment. Frustration and...

Sex Education for Special Needs Children 0

Sex Education for Special Needs Children

Sex Education for Special Needs Children In many school districts, Sexual Education begins in fifth grade. Parents find their nightly talks with their children punctuated by “ew’s,” “no ways,” “disgusting,”...

Siblings Siblings Are Special, Too 0

Siblings Are Special, Too

Sibling Bonds The bond between siblings can be a beautiful and powerful thing. It can be especially touching to watch your typical child interact with your special needs child. Whether...