Is the Magic Restroom Cafe Fun for Kids with Autism?

  This week we got to visit the newest addition to L A’s restaurant scene – The Magic Restroom Cafe. Modeled after  Taiwan’s Modern Toilet restaurant chain, the owner, Yo-Li, decided to open the first toilet-themed eatery in the US.Unlike some readers’ remarks on social media who expressed disgust with the idea of mixing potty and food;… 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

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

Q&A with Jesse Saperstein Autism Advocate

Jesse Saperstein is an author, speaker, and autism advocate.Autism is something that is near and dear to his heart because he has been diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, a form of autism. He is also a leader in the antibullying movement, and in 2012, completed his first skydiving jump that he called “Free-Falling to end Bullying”…. Read More

6 Life Lessons I’ve Learned From Autism

Everyone says that when you have a child, your life changes, and having a son with autism has certainly changed my life in ways I would never have expected. In fact, raising my son has taught me six important life lessons and skills that all parents should learn and pass on to their kids. Tolerance… Read More

Checklist for Road Tripping with your Child with Autism

Travel doesn’t have to mean getting on a plane and traveling for extended hours – it can be as simple as a road trip to a different city or state. Similar to plane travel the pre-planning stage is important and Autistic Globetrotting has you covered with a handy checklist, so you don’t forget anything!  … 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

Q&A with Wolfie Blue of ‘Rainbow Mamas Circus’

Wolfie Blue’s is a unique autism activist residing in the U.K. Over the years she has traveled extensively with her family and performed in many outdoor festivals as a circus performer.  She is a mother of four young kids, two of whom are diagnosed with autism as well as an educator(she homeschools her children) and an avid blogger lending much-needed tips to less… 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 Trey Duling VP of Orlando Vacation

What advantages can vacation home rentals offer to families with autism? The benefits of staying in a holiday home are the extra space for each family member to stretch out and the fully equipped kitchens. The kitchens are complete with microwave, oven, stove, full-size refrigerator, and all the pots and pans you will need to… Read More

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