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

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

Autism: What to Know and What Comes Next

Autism: What to Know and What Comes Next The reason that I wrote "Autism: What to Know and What Comes Next" is because so many people fail to understand what autism is.  Every time I tell someone my son has autism, they say, "Oh, I'm sorry to hear that."  But I'm not even a bit …

What is the Worst Character Breakfast in Walt Disney World?

In fact, it's worked so well that the majority of our family is gluten-free.  Let's jump into this review about the Bon Voyage Breakfast with autistic children. What is the Worst Character Breakfast in Walt Disney World? We were so excited to check out the character breakfast on Disney's Boardwalk. However, Disney's Bon Voyage Breakfast …

Is Frontier Airlines good for autistic children?

Is Frontier Airlines good for autistic children? All experiences are based on our own travel and we receive no compensation for this post.  We write all about family travel focusing on the unique challenges of traveling with a child with autism.  For us, that means special gluten-free diets and sensory conditions. Every time we travel, …

How does the Gluten-Free diet help kids with Autism?

When facing a new diagnosis or developing new behaviors, you're probably looking for a treatment plan. Our child only eliminates gluten, and we have noticed an improvement in behaviors, eczema, and belly pain.  This article is a pivot from our usual articles about family travel and autism, but it explains why so many of our …

Is Disney Vacation Club Saratoga Springs Resort Good for Autistic Families?

Is Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort (SSR) Good for Autistic Families? While there are so many conflicting reviews about SSR, we absolutely believe that Saratoga Springs Resort Good for Autistic Families.  We'll discuss the layout of the resort and some of the reasons that it's one of our favorites! Disney Vacation Club Saratoga Springs Resort (SSR) …

Road Trip Tips for Families with Autism

Top Road Trip Tips for Families with autism Does riding in the car with your family feel more like punishment and less like quality time?  I've created a list of the best road trip tips for families with autism so you can enjoy the journey a bit more. As a Midwesterner with four Disney-obsessed kids, …

Top Ten Quiet Places at Magic Kingdom

The Top 10 Quiet Places at Magic Kingdom for Families with Autism Our son adores Walt Disney World.  However, any child occasionally gets overwhelmed and tired in the hot, busy parks.  With autism, it's especially important to take a break from the hustle and bustle. We've listed our favorite quiet places at Magic Kingdom for …

The Best Gluten-Free Snacks in Walt Disney World

The Five Best Gluten-free Snacks Disney World Our family seeks out gluten-free snacks every time we visit Walt Disney World.  My husband and I eat a gluten-free diet for health issues.  However, we've noticed that our autistic son's sensory and behavior issues improve with removing gluten from his diet.  The research swings back and forth …

The 7 Best Jekyll Island Activities for Families with Autism

Our family finds comfort in the hometown feel of Jekyll Island.  Looking for activities for our autistic child seemed daunting at first, but we had an amazing experience.   If you're looking for a peaceful and affordable beach vacation, Jekyll Island is the place.  Keep reading for the 7 best Jekyll Island activities for families with …