Traveling with Kids? Useful Tips to Avoid Common Parasite Borne Illnesses

  Everyone would agree vacations are fun. And when we return home,  most of us are excited about bringing back souvenirs that remind us of the good times. But sometimes, we end up bringing back unwanted ones! From head lice to  Lyme disease; here are our tips how to avoid common parasites borne illnesses when traveling… Read More

5 Reasons to Fall in Love with the LuLaRoe Disney Collection

  I will admit, I had not heard of LuLaRoe until this year. Turns out I might be one of the last people on the planet who hasn’t. Well, this year at the Disney D23  Expo in Anaheim, I was given a pair of LuLaRoe Leggings.Not just any old pair of leggings, a magical Disney… Read More

Two Easy Packing Tips Every Traveler Should Know

  We all have those moments of chaos when packing. Kids are screaming, dogs are barking, or the phone is ringing, and we lose track of where we were. We come back to finish packing and believe we got everything. Then you set out on your trip, and the unthinkable happens when we get to… Read More

Taking Kids with Autism to the Renaissance Fair

Renaissance fairs are a yearly tradition across the United States. They vary in size and location but are always a lot of fun for the whole family. Kids with Autism can still have a fun time with enough preparation. Celebrating the Renaissance era, in historical and not-so-historical context is a unique experience, from the food… Read More

Tips and Quips to Survive the Disney D23 Expo

This year from July 14th to the 16th the city of Anaheim California will once again host the Disney D23 Expo. This event is a three-day Disney fan’s dream extravaganza. Disney started the Disney D23 Expo back in 2009, and held it bi-annually, meaning 2011, 2013, 2015 and now 2017. If you are wondering what you will… Read More

Top Ten Clothing Tips when Traveling with Autism

Dressing a child with autism and sensory issues is not easy at the best of times, but preparing them for travel can be a campaign in itself. The problem arises when we expect children to step out of their personal comfort zone and wear unfamiliar items either due to different climates, cultural dress code or other… Read More

Ron Sandison shares his Tips on Traveling with Autism

  This month we had the opportunity to interview Ron Sandison, a professor of theology, motivational speaker, and writer about his tips on traveling with autism. Ron, who works full time in the medical field is an advisory board member of Autism Society Faith Initiative of Autism Society of American and The Art of Autism. Sandison has a… Read More

Our Tips for Minimizing Travel Anxiety with Autism

  As a parent or caregiver, we are always looking for ways to minimize travel anxiety. The best way to do that is to identify one’s child’s anxiety triggers before, during and after travel and then seek to find suitable accommodations or solutions to eliminate these triggers.   Here are some factors and questions to consider before… Read More

Fourteen Tips for Preventing Sensory Meltdowns at Disney World

Disney World with its five parks is vast, and there’s so much to experience. No parent wants to deal with a meltdown on vacation, let alone at Disney World where admission tickets are so pricey. In reality, chances are the intense activities of theme parks might kids with autism into sensory overload. To help parents mitigate such… Read More

Clothing Tips for Taking Kids with Autism to Disney World

Unknown to many, clothing choices can be quite important for a theme park visit. For those who deal with sensory issues, clothing can make a day visit unpleasant and lead to meltdowns. Here are our tips for making good clothing choices for Walt Disney World. Shoes Visiting Walt Disney World involves a lot of walking… Read More

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