16 Best Road Trip Tips for Families with Autism
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16 Best Road Trip Tips for Families with Autism

Our child with autism prefers set schedules and does not easily adjust to change. Vacationing in new places can be discomforting. However, proper planning can help cope with a unique situation. These road trip tips for families with autism did not come easily-  they come from experiences with car trips with kids during cross-country travel!…

Can you take a double stroller on Walt Disney World’s Skyliner?

Can you take a double stroller on Walt Disney World’s Skyliner?

Before we rode the Skyliner, we couldn’t help but wonder how smoothly getting on the transportation would be. Many families cannot travel to Walt Disney World without a double stroller. Transferring to the Skyliner is challenging if parents need to wake up two children while folding up a stroller. Can you take a double stroller…

How Disney’s Disability Access Service Benefits Visitors with Autism
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How Disney’s Disability Access Service Benefits Visitors with Autism

Disney’s Disability Access Service (DAS) pass has been an asset on each trip with our autistic son. While we’ve heard it called everything from the “Disney Autism Pass” to the “Disney Disability Pass” to the now-defunct “Guest Assistance Card,” the proper name is the Disability Access Service. This article will discuss how Disney’s Disability Access…

A Snapshot of the Holidays in Walt Disney World
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A Snapshot of the Holidays in Walt Disney World

Christmas is my favorite time of year!  (Although if you ask our son, he will tell you that Disney Halloween is first and Christmas is a close second.)  The jubilant decorations at Walt Disney World go up overnight, changing an already magical landscape into a winter wonderland. This article features our favorite attractions and how…

8 Best Quiet Places at Disney’s Hollywood Studios
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8 Best Quiet Places at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Even adults get exhausted and overstimulated in the theme parks at Walt Disney World.  At Disney’s Hollywood Studios, there are less shaded areas than other lands.  When you throw these in with a son with autism, you get creative.  Over the years, I have found the top quiet places at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Preparing for…

A Roundup of Pandora World of Avatar reviews

A Roundup of Pandora World of Avatar reviews

Pandora: A Magical Land The first time we visited this magical land, we were lucky enough to visit Pandora World of Avatar only four days after opening.  Our initial look forever colored our experience, and we are now avid Pandora fans.   Since the reviews, photos, and videos have spread out across our social media channels,…

5 Best Quiet Places at Animal Kingdom in Walt Disney World

5 Best Quiet Places at Animal Kingdom in Walt Disney World

Top Five Quiet Places at Animal Kingdom in Walt Disney World We are a family of six and can’t go to many places without injecting chaos into the mix.  Let’s be honest- a family of our size takes up space.  Every child occasionally gets overwhelmed and tired in the hot, busy parks. Over the years,…

Na’Vi River Journey Ride in Pandora for Children with Autism
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Na’Vi River Journey Ride in Pandora for Children with Autism

Are you looking to watch the Pandora World of Avatar Na’Vi River Journey Ride at Disney?  The boat ride in Pandora: World of Avatar is called the Na’vi River Journey Ride.  The river journey is full of beautiful bioluminescence, realistic animals native to Pandora, and a blissful Shaman.  The ride is breathtaking- somehow, both serene…

The Ultimate Guide for Families with Autism in Walt Disney World: Tips and Tricks
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The Ultimate Guide for Families with Autism in Walt Disney World: Tips and Tricks

While families with autism in Walt Disney World are often nervous to make their first trip, we return year after year because Disney provides a routine for our children. Disney is wonderful for accommodating their sensory needs and any special diets. This ultimate guide for families with children on the autism spectrum covers all of…