Six Reasons Why We Should All Celebrate Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month, as started by the Autism Society of America. Even though various minorities are celebrated throughout the year; some people don’t see the need to have an Autism Awareness Month.In fact, a few even go as far as to say unkind things about the very concept of having an Autism Awareness… Read More

Flying with Autism on CRJ -700 Planes

I remember a decade ago when we first started traveling extensively how squeamish I was about flying to Savannah airport in a CRJ 700 plane. In my defense, I had flown earlier that year in a 25- seater plane from Vancouver to Seattle during a storm, which had traumatized me. To my surprise, the flight… Read More

Touring the City of David, Jerusalem

                                                               Guest post by Darya Short The City of David, considered by many to be the birthplace of the holy city of Jerusalem, is an archeological park… Read More

Q&A with Christine Frances Poe of Travelling Tikko™

Please introduce us to  your family I live with my husband Brett and our sons Bryce ( 13) and Dorian ( 10) in Burlington, Ontario in Canada. Brett works in transportation and loves jamming with the “Kanuck” band while I’m an entrepreneur working from home. My passions include advocating for autism, writing, singing, and performing puppet… Read More

Q&A with Erin Wilson of QR CODE ID

Ask any parent and they will tell you that losing their child in a crowd is probably one of their biggest fears. It can happen in an instant when you take your eyes off your child: in an airport, theme park even the local market. When my kids were younger, I admit I was one of… Read More

Q&A with Graeme Phillips Train Travel Aficionado

  How do you plan a trip? I research the places I want to travel to and see how accessible they regard transportation. If I still want to go, I  create my itinerary, book the trips and then my lodgings. Do you travel alone or with a group? I travel solo unless there is someone… Read More

Tips for Successful Family Reunions with Autism

The summer vacation is here and with it, invitations to family gatherings and reunions. For many of us, family gatherings mean happy celebrations and the creation of beautiful memories but for families with autism, they can spell meltdowns and stress. Since several parents have asked me for tips to help their kids with autism attend… Read More

Q&A with Savannah L. Breakstone,autism advocate

  Do you remember your first trip on your own; where did you go?  I don’t remember my first trip on my “own”, but I do remember my first flight alone. Or rather, I remember being on the first flight on my own.  I think it was to visit my biological father, but I”m not… Read More

Debunking Autism Travel Myths

I regularly meet parents with kids on the autism spectrum who have serious misconceptions about traveling with traveling with autism. I can relate to those who have tried to travel with their child and encountered mishaps, but what I find most alarming is the high percentage of parents that base their decisions on other people’s… Read More

Q&A with Naomi Andjelic Bartlett of ‘Autism Cafe’

 Why do you prefer an all-inclusive versus cruising? There are a couple of reasons why cruising isn’t an option for our family at the moment: Our son is on the severe end of the spectrum. He does not always sleep through the night and has strong vocal stims. Small cabin rooms with thin walls in… Read More

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