10 Autism Friendly Experiences in Hilton Head, SC

Hilton Head Island is an excellent place to visit and experience especially during the spring and summer months. In our home, we fondly refer to it as ‘our summer home’ since we’ve vacationed there consecutively for the last seven years. Here are some of our favorite autistic friendly experience to do when you visit the… Read More

Taking Autistic Kids to Paris

Guest post by Zoe Sandell After our visit to London, we decided to visit Paris for a few days. We took the underground that took us to the Eurostar Paris Station. The station looks a bit like an airport; we still had to check in and go through security and wait to board. Our autistic… Read More

Top Five Family-Friendly Cemeteries

  Exploring a cemetery may seem like an odd option to pass a morning or afternoon, but in the past decade, a growing number of families have discovered the benefits of becoming budding taphophiles*. In fact, visiting a cemetery can be the perfect budget friendly way to interest school-age children in a city’s history and dignitaries… Read More

Lima’s Magic Water Circuit

Lima’s Magic Water Circuit, located in the Parque de la Reserva, a historic 19-acre city park is registered as the world’s largest water fountain complex in the Guinness Book of World Records. The interactive aspect of the park’s fountains provides hours of fun for kids and many adults while its exposition tunnel murals teach visitors about Lima’s water… Read More

The Benefits of Attending Jetblue’s ‘Wings for Autism’

What made you come to the JetBlue event? I was approached by another autism family whose child had not experienced flying, thus affecting their ability to go as a family on holiday. Their son and my son have been friends since nursery school, so there was a playful familiarity with each other. My son, Kai, who… Read More

Five Sensory Attractions Worth Visiting in Dallas

When someone mentions Dallas, Texas, some of us envision wealthy oil tycoons driving fancy cars, their wives shopping at all of the luxury stores, and of course, BBQ brunches. Perhaps the successful 80 series with the same name fueled that stereotype a bit, but regardless, I admit that I never thought of Dallas as a… Read More

Taking your Kid with Autism to India

                                guest post by Donna Ciccia ‘Hi All, I’m Donna from Australia.I’m a homeopath, nutritionist, and mum to a six-year-old boy with High Functioning Autism. Our son Luca (our only child) has some wonderfully quirky traits that I would never… Read More

Chicago’s Architectural River Cruise

The Chicago Architectural Foundation river tour takes you up and down both prongs of the Chicago River and out to Lake Michigan providing a memorable, excellent introduction to the city from a unique vantage point. With that said, we found the tour highly informative, too long (over two hours) and geared more towards architecture buffs than the… Read More

Visiting New Orlean’s Lower Ninth Ward

Reading Peter Greenberg’s post about New Orleans’s Lower Ninth Ward tours brought back thoughts and memories of our tour in 2010. We went on the Katrina Tour on our last vacation day in New Orleans. My husband wasn’t feeling well, and the weather was a nasty blend of rain and wind. We had already marveled at NOLA’s… Read More

Morgan’s Wonderland The World’s First Inclusive Theme Park

Guest post by Candy Harrington Even though wheelchair ramps and curb-cuts are standard in most theme parks today; long lines and crowds can present substantial obstacles for autistic kids. Gladly that’s not the case at Morgan’s Wonderland, a San Antonio theme park that’s accessible to all children, no matter what their disability. The Little Things… Read More

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