We’re Going to Disney: Why We Plan for Trips Year Round

We’re Going to Disney: Why We Plan for Trips Year Round

It starts quietly, answering the questions of a co-worker looking to take a budget trip to Walt Disney World. The craving increases as your oldest child stares at a carousel horse spinning in a snow globe and says, “Can we go to Disney soon, Mommy?” While attempting to find a new baby photo on your…

The History & Future of the World Showcase Adventure

The History & Future of the World Showcase Adventure

While many people are attracted to Epcot for the fast-paced rides or futuristic attractions, a few of us love the nostalgia of a flip phone that sets off events in the World Showcase. However, while the history of this attraction is well documented, the future of any World Showcase Adventure attraction is murky. Rumor has…

How to Support People with Autism while Shopping: Why are the Helpers Hiding?

How to Support People with Autism while Shopping: Why are the Helpers Hiding?

So often, our children are in crisis, and people are cruel or judgemental instead of supportive. I’ve dealt with so many mad customers because my autistic child was experiencing sensory overwhelm and in crisis. I’m hopeful it is only because many people don’t quite understand how to support people with autism while shopping. Let’s change…

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 went to ride the Skyliner, we couldn’t help but wonder how smoothly getting on the transporation would be.  Many families cannot travel to Walt Disney World without a double stroller. Can you take a double stroller on Walt Disney World’s Skyliner?  We hoped so. Staying at a Skyliner Resort, taking the Skyliner to…

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…

How to Travel to Hilton Head during COVID-19

How to Travel to Hilton Head during COVID-19

While the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends avoiding leisure travel to Hilton Head during COVID-19. In fact, some choose to visit during this time as long as they can remain safe. If you’re looking to skip to the nitty-gritty, we have already covered how to take a road trip extensively. We do not do…

Top 5 Quiet Places at Animal Kingdom in Walt Disney World

Top 5 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,…

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