Travel Tips & Tricks
Whether it is your 1st or 100th family adventure, here are some tips and tricks to help make travel easier. Picking a destination, packing or navigating the airport, we hope these tips and tricks get you going!
Travel Tips: Traveling with A Child that has Autism Spectrum Disorder
Traveling with kids is not always easy, but taking a child on vacation that has Autism Spectrum Disorder takes a bit more preparation. In general, kids with autism like structure and routines. Vacations are a break from routine and can be bothersome for children on the spectrum. You can make your trip more enjoyable by following the tips that follow.
Flying with an Autistic Child Is All About Good Preparation
National Autism Awareness Month ended on April 30, just weeks before the summer travel season commences. Sometimes families of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder avoid summer vacation plans which include a flight to their destination--after all, children without this condition often find flying stressful, and autistic children have the added challenge of needing routine and predictability. According to Minitime.com, such concerns are understandable, but there are things you can do to prepare your autistic child for a happy and enjoyable first flight.
How to prepare your child with Autism Spectrum Disorder for the airport
We've previously discussed safe special needs air travel for children with disabilities, but often, parents' anxieties begin before boarding even begins. Don't let these worries deter your long-awaited family getaway. Here are 8 tips to prepare your child for the airport.
Seven Tips to Make Air Travel Easier for Those with Autism Spectrum Disorder
For those that live with autism spectrum disorder, whether living with it yourself, or living with a family member that is autistic, the thought of traveling may be very off putting. Autism can make travel hard due to the bright lights, loud noises, vibrations, and changes in routine. However this change in routine can also be very beneficial to those with autism. Whilst traveling by car may seem less daunting, air travel is sometimes the only option. These seven tips can help make your air travel just that little bit easier.
Traveling with Your Special Needs Child--for Children with ADHD, It’s All about Good Planning
Family vacations are all about seeing new places, experiencing new cultures and learning new things--about the world, and about each other. For parents with an ADHD child, ensuring that vacation is fun--and relaxing--for every member of the family is also about smart planning.
Therapeutic Vacation Ideas for Your Special Needs Family
Pack your bags! There is no time for worrying about traveling with special needs since the trip can be therapeutic. Just think of your vacation as a fun therapy session. Whether your family member has been diagnosed with ADHD, Autism, or Cerebral Palsy, there are vacation ideas that will help your loved one thrive on the trip, and when they get back. Don’t miss out on a great trip because of a special needs family member. Instead, embrace the disability and focus your trip around it. Here are some ideas to help you get started on your next vacation.
Holiday Travel: Creating Family Memories Through Travel
The holiday season is rapidly approaching. Many families are making their travel plans so they can be with extended family members at some point during the holidays. If you have not traveled before and have family that lives far away consider taking a family vacation this holiday season. The holidays are a nice time to travel because kids have vacation from school and parents often have time off of work. Here are some tips to creating family memories through travel this holiday season.
Special Needs Travel Made Easy with Apps
Technology has paved the way for traveling with special needs. Not enough spot light has been put on all the special needs apps that have been made to help with nearly every aspect of life and travel. If only parents and caretakers knew how easy traveling could be with these apps , maybe more special needs families would have the chance to experience a life-changing trip. Here are some types of apps to consider downloading before your next trip!
Tips for Traveling to a Foreign Country with Your Special Needs Child
There are many different types of travel. You can go somewhere close by for a weekend getaway. Or you can go backpacking to Europe for six months. Depending on where you’re going, you’ll have to prepare in different ways. Plus, you’ll also need to take the requirements of your special needs child into consideration. If you’re planning to travel to a foreign country, here are a few tips to help you prepare:
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