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More Holiday Travel Tips

Published 13 Dec

Submitted by Taveesha Guyton The holiday season is upon us, and this usually means travel plans. If you are a parent traveling with children, this can be stressful. If you are a parent traveling with a child with special needs such…

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Travel Tips from TSA

Published 27 Nov

Shared with permission from Susan Buckland, TSA I am writing to share some important tips to help you better prepare for security screening at our Nation’s airport screening checkpoints for the 2017 holiday traveling season. Wait times and long lines are…

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Creating Your Sensory Travel Toolkit

Published 27 Nov

By: Nicole Thibault, Magical Storybook Travels   Traveling with any child can be a challenging experience, but traveling with a child that has Sensory Processing Disorder or Autism can be especially trying for parents. Children with Sensory Processing issues can be…

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My Special Boy With Needs

Published 07 Aug

By Angela Drews-Weaver We are a blended family of five. I am a step-mom, adopted mom and a birth mom. My adopted son has sensory issues, anxiety, ADD fetal alcohol, as well as is on the spectrum. He is a…

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Have Fun: Get Out and Travel

Published 31 Jul

By Robert Naseef, Ph.D. When a child is first diagnosed on the autism spectrum, parents often feel incredibly alone and isolated. This feeling of alienation can impact the family as a whole. It is normal to wonder and not know…

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Achieving Success in Autism Friendly Travel: Planning

Published 17 Jul

By Dr. Stephen Shore, Internationally-recognized Autism Speaker, Professor, Author It all starts with an idea… Disney World, one of the Beaches Resorts, or a cruise in the Mediterranean. In the nexus of places to visit and available supports for the…

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O’Shea Family Blog: Part 1

Published 14 Jul

Dr. Chris O’Shea & Sherri O’Shea Let me introduce you to our family. Chris and I, Sherri, live in a small town in rural Ontario, Canada. Chris currently works at a resort and provides first aid to skiers in the…

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Traveling with your Children

Published 14 Jul

By Diana Yazhbina M.S., CCC-SLP When traveling with your children one plans for a time full of adventure, laughter and endless memories. Unfortunately, there are many parents with children on the spectrum disorder who are afraid to embark on a…