Traveling Different: Vacation Strategies for Parents of the Anxious, the Inflexible, and the Neurodiverse (Hardcover)

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Traveling Different: Vacation Strategies for Parents of the Anxious, the Inflexible, and the Neurodiverse (Hardcover)

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The award-winning travel bible for parents of children with autism spectrum disorder and/or mood and distraction disorders. "An essential read, not only for parents of autistic or otherwise neurodivergent children but for all families."-Library Journal, Starred Review Traveling with children is always challenging, but for parents of children with autism spectrum disorder and/or mood and attention and distraction disorders it can be especially intimidating. In Traveling Different, Dawn M. Barclay presents travel strategies and anecdotes from Certified Autism Travel Professionals(TM), parents of special needs children, associations and advocates, and mental health professionals, broken down by mode of transportation and type of venue. The heart of the book outlines suggested itineraries for spectrum families as well as venues that cater to the unique special interests that are characteristic of individuals with autism. Culminating with a guide of travel agents who specialize in special needs travel and lists of organizations that advocate for special needs families, Traveling Different is the essential resource to make the cultural, educational, and bonding benefits of vacations available to all.
Dawn M. Barclay is an award-winning author who has spent a career working in different aspects of the travel industry. She started as a travel agent before branching out into travel trade reporting with senior or contributing editor positions at Travel Agent Magazine, Travel Life, Travel Market Report, and Insider Travel Report. She resides in New York's scenic Hudson Valley.

Product Details ISBN: 9781538168660
ISBN-10: 1538168669
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publication Date: August 15th, 2022
Pages: 344
Language: English