Category: Vacations

10 Survival Kit Tips For Family Gatherings

1. Electronic Games – For us it’s the iPad. He has endless games, and movies on that thing and it is his safe haven when he doesn’t want to be social. Can’t forget the charger and an extension cord. 2.

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Cont. Family Gathering Tips

In yesterday’s post, I discussed supplies (a “survival kit”) that families could take when bringing their ASD child to a big family event such as a family reunion. Today I want to discuss other kinds of plans that can be

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10 Tips for Family Reunions and Stay-cations

I suggest planning for the best, rather than hoping for the best, and recommend bringing a survival kit of helpful supplies. I think that many families affected by ASDs already have this skill down, but those new to the spectrum

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Autism and Knott’s Berry Farm

Knott’s Berry Farm was the first amusement park he had visited. While waiting in line, there were several meltdowns. I was ready to throw the towel in and leave Knott’s and never come back, ever again. But we stayed and

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Tips for Visiting Amusement Parks

Know When To Visit Summer, holiday weeks like Christmas and Easter, holiday weekends, and weekends tend to be the most crowded days at Amusement parks. Since most autistic children don’t do well in crowds its probably best to avoid those

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