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Top 12 Quiet Places in Epcot

Top 12 Quiet Places in Epcot We are professionals at finding quiet areas in each of the theme parks at Walt Disney World resort.  We have located the top 12 quiet places in Epcot.  If you are a regular reader, you know our son has autism and is a giant Walt Disney World fan. These tips are based on our[…]

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Our Last Day at Walt Disney World

Our last day at Walt Disney World, Day Four Want to catch up with our live Disney trip report? Disney Vacation Club, Saratoga Springs Resort Trip Report, Day One Laid Back Disney, Day Two No Hassle Disney Vacation Club, Day Three Disclosure: We may receive a small commission for any affiliate link that you click. It will not increase your[…]

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Top Ten Best Pools at Walt Disney World Resort for Kids with Autism

Best Disney World Pools for Kids Time out. We dish out a ton of cash to visit Walt Disney World, yet our kids would be content to play in the pool the entire time. Let’s be honest. I have created a list of the best Disney World for kids (including splash pads). Because of the focus on this blog regarding[…]

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Top Five Best Disney World Restaurants for Autism

Best Restaurants Vary Among Children There’s a popular saying in the Autism community, “If you know one person with autism, then you know one person with autism”. While this simply means that no two people with ASD are alike. The full disclaimer is what works for our child may not work for yours. Some children seek sensory input, others avoid[…]

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Top Ten Quiet Places at Magic Kingdom

The Top 10 Quiet Places at Magic Kingdom Our son absolutely adores Walt Disney World.  However, any child occasionally gets overwhelmed and tired in the hot, busy parks.  With Autism, it’s important to take a break away from the hustle and bustle of the crowds and heat.  Consequently, one parent will wait with the children and the other will run[…]

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The Captain and the Gentleman: A Tale of the Disney World Door Greeter

Disney World Door Greeter: The captain We have experienced many Walt Disney World employees, known as cast members, throughout the years.  I have yet to report on any disappointing experiences.  Most of all, Disney cast members offer a perspective and experience that typical hospitality employees are unable to. Most Americans are familiar with the concept of a door greeter. Actually,[…]

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Autism: What to Know and What Comes Next?

Autism What to Know I was completely unaware of the vast world of services, support, and challenges unique to Autism until 2013. Because our son received the diagnosis six weeks before his third birthday, his entire educational path contains the nuances of an Autism diagnosis. Autism Stats The official government statistics, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),[…]

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How to Use the Disability Access Service as a Disney Autism Pass

Disney’s Disability Access Service (DAS) pass has been an asset to us in each trip with our autistic son.  While we’ve heard it called everything from the “Disney Autism Pass” to the now defunct “Guest Assistance Card”, the proper name is the DAS.  I find that this program enables us to minimize sensory overload and decrease possibility of crisis that[…]

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Shop Disney Parks App to Help Minimize Meltdowns with Autism

Have you heard about the Shop Disney Parks app? This is our It’s a free smart phone app that allows you to track down and purchase most Disney Resort merchandise in the palm of your hand. It allows you to search both Walt Disney World Resort and the Disneyland Resort for thousands of Disney merchandise items.  It’s difficult to view[…]

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Top Ten Disney Rides for Autism for Families at Walt Disney World resort

Best Disney Rides for autism Many children run the risk of sensory overload in Walt Disney World. The boisterous shows, crowds, attraction music, and general hullabaloo from the rides are sure to influence many children. We developed a list of the best Disney rides for autism from many trips with our child. Because children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficit[…]

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