16 Best Tips for Visiting Universal’s Volcano Bay with Autism

Opened this past May, Universal Studio’s Volcano Bay™ is  Orlando Florida’s newest water park. We recently visited in Florida’s Volcano Bay and were pleasantly surprised with how much fun our son with autism had. If fun in the Florida sun is in your vacation plans, heading over to Volcano Bay,  should be on the top of… Read More

All You Need to Know about Universal Studios Volcano Bay™

Open since May of 2017; Volcano Bay is Universal Studio’s newest theme park.Volcano Bay™ is a  water park, perfect for thrill loving families seeking to escape the Florida heat.We got the chance to visit the water park. .last month during our weeklong trip to Orlando and were NOT disappointed. My husband and son with autism… Read More

Disney D23 Expo Top Travel News

  Since 1955 when it opened its first park, Disney has been synonymous with family fun and entertainment.  Current statistics show that approximately 47 million people visit the company parks every year. With so many visitors, the company’s executives understand the venues need continuous updating keep everyone coming. One of the best places to hear… 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

5 Fun Universal Studios CityWalk Restaurants for Families

Universal Studios CityWalk is quickly becoming an amazing family hot spot. There are so many things that families can do, outside of the normal theme park. These include a karaoke bar, mini golf, and a movie theater. Not to mention, the Universal Studios CityWalk Restaurants. CityWalk has so many unique restaurants that are sure to… Read More

Exploring the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Hollywood’s Universal Studios

Many young people grew up with J KRowlings’ Harry Potter, and the next generation is quickly getting to know this fantastical world of magic and wizardry. The main series spans seven books, eight movies, and a recently welcomed prequel titled Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.  Hence it was only a matter of time until theme parks… 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

Navigating Universal Studios Orlando with Autism

Originally opened at 6000 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, Florida as a single theme park in June of 1990, the famous Universal Studios Orlando still flourishes. Islands of Adventure was added later, and together these movie-inspired theme parks draw almost 30 million visitors per year.For visitors who have autism, visiting a theme park can be fun but… Read More

Which Disney Park is Best for Kids with Autism?

    Dear Margalit, After meltdowns from our son with autism every time we had to leave the house when he was younger, we used your tips for introducing special needs children to the idea of traveling, and it has worked so well that I think we are finally ready to start visiting theme parks…. Read More

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