Theme Park Tips when Traveling with Autism

This month’s ‘Ask Margalit’ question comes all the way from  South Africa via e-mail.The writer, a mom who would like to visit the US theme parks with her child on the autism spectrum, is asking for tips on how to accomodate her son with his sensory challenges.   Hi Margalit, My name is Marietjie, and… Read More

How Autism Friendly are Disney’s Character Breakfasts?

  After several parents approached me about a starting a  separate section on the website to answer questions, I’ve decided to start the  ‘Ask Margalit’ column.Readers can either contact me via our FB page or through the contact form on this website. Though only a select few will be answered in this section, rest assured that ALL… Read More

California’s Great America Theme Park

  Tucked away in the center of Silicon Valley is California’s Great America Park. Built back in the 70’s and currently owned by Cedar Fair (who have Knott’s Berry Farm and several other parks across the U.S), this Park is filled with family-friendly activities as well as fast-speed roller coasters rivaling Disneyland and Six Flag Magic Mountain… Read More

Are Disney’s Magicbands use-friendly?

Last May when we visited Disneyworld as part of the Travelingmom.com Influencers’ retreat, we were among the first to ‘test drive’ their new MagicBands during the system’s Magic Plus event. The band is Disney’s attempt to create an all-in-one digital device that can be used both in the theme parks as well as within the… 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

Princess Tiana’s Magical Autism Awareness Moment

Ever experienced a ‘down’ day when you’ve felt your work is unnoticed and under appreciated? Well, I had one of those days, yesterday, while stressing over the writing of an article titled, “The benefits of Autistic Travel.” And then the incredible happened. One of my website readers, Denise Klipsic, unknowingly inspired me! So, I had to… Read More

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