For those of us who have children with special needs, approaching any family vacation takes a bit more planning and consideration. Read our handy guide for exploring Disneyland with special needs:
Rome is an incredible city for adults and kids alike. They don’t call it “The Eternal City” for just any reason. Filled with stunning architecture and history dating back to …
Preparing for food allergies at Disney parks is a lot easier than you think. From gluten-free to strict dietary restrictions, we share how to manage your meals.
Whether it’s a game of tag on the playground or enjoying an amusement ride experience, everyone wants to fit in. Kids with special needs are no exception. These situations are …
My family’s journey to real food started by necessity. I didn’t grow up a label reader or a whole food eater (my busy upbringing was a bit more full of …
Curious about traveling with special needs children? We’ve been there.
My son was diagnosed with autism about five years ago. The doctor who delivered the news expected my husband and I to give into our emotions and fall apart. Instead, we booked a trip. Then we booked another and another and another.
My name is Tina Buell and I’m almost 40. I’m a single mom and my 5-year-old son is autistic. I live in a modest house, drive a modest car, and have never been married. Even though I’m very happy, my life didn’t turn out the way I thought it would.
Autism cases in the United States are on the rise. As such, many ski resorts are offering tailored programs introducing kids on the autism spectrum to skiing. Among these forward thinking ski resorts is Northstar at Tahoe, where my son participated in a lesson using an approach called Adaptive Skiing.
Startling facts are surfacing that severe food allergies are on the rise. According to the CDC, 4 out of every 100 children suffer with food allergies and between 1997-2007 food allergy incidences increased 18%! If you or a family you know is dealing with this serious condition, here’s a few handy tips I have put together for family travel with life-threatening food allergies.