•   Guest post by  Denise Klipsic Ochsendorf As mentioned in my previous post ,a visit to the Great Mall of America can offer  your  kids with autism a fun filled day trip when carefully planned.Here are my tips for  shopping ,entertaimnment,dining and quiet areas if your kid gets overwhelmed.  Shopping in the Mall of America Now, I… [Continue Reading]

    Entertaining your child with Autism in the Mall of America
  •  Guest post by  Denise Klipsic Ochsendorf Shopping and visiting the Mall of America with Children with Autism is a challenge, but with careful thought to visit, it can still exciting, fun and a great day of shopping. When to go to the Mall of America The Mall is a Shopping complex, so its traffic patterns generally fall… [Continue Reading]

    Taking your kids with Autism to the Mall of America
  •   It is no secret that my son with autism has two favorite past times: movies and food. So when I found the Goldstar.com deal for the Hollywood Sites and Bites Tour with Trish, I hurried to book it for his birthday. Our six person tour started at the iconic Roosevelt hotel that was built… [Continue Reading]

    Review of our  ‘Hollywood Sites & Bites’ Tour
  • Neatly tucked away in the eastern part of Europe is a worthy, slow-paced but fun, family vacation destination. In Bucharest, one can enjoy and admire unique architecture, outdoor interactive museums, as well as embark on delightful culinary adventures of traditional Romanian cuisine.   Herăstrău Park On the northern side of the city is an iconic… [Continue Reading]

    Visiting Bucharest –Our Top Autism Travel Spots
  • I remember a decade ago when we first started traveling extensively how squeamish I was about flying to Savannah airport in a CRJ 700 plane. In my defense I had flown earlier that year in a 25- seater plane from Vancouver to Seattle during a storm, which had traumatized me. To my surprise the flight… [Continue Reading]

    Tips for Flying with Autism  on CRJ -700 Planes

Hotel Reviews

The Family Friendly Sheraton Tel Aviv

family friendly sheraton tel aviv

  Located on Tel Aviv’s crowded tourist beach promenade, The Sheraton Tel Aviv Hotel stands out in both quality and service. The location is perfect for beach goers trying to decide which beach they should try next, or those adventurous enough to try the unique Tel Aviv water pool, the Gordon Swimming Pool. Decor The… Read More

Perfect for a Layover- the Frankfurt Sheraton Towers Hotel

Perfect for a Layover- the Frankfurt Sheraton Towers Hotel

  Travelers at the Sheraton  Towers Frankfurt Airport can choose from 1008 beautiful rooms and suites. This high-rise hotel is conveniently located across the street from the airport and it is within walking distance of the nearest train station. Staying at this location is an ideal solution for those that have long layovers or that… Read More

Review of The JW Marriott Bucharest Executive Lounge

Review of The JW Marriott Bucharest Executive Lounge

How to Obtain Access Marriott Gold Members and those staying in the executive suites have complimentary access to the J W Marriott  Grand Hotel Bucharest Hotel Executive Lounge. Other hotel guests who wish to visit the facility can do so after paying a small upgrade fee. Lounge Location & Views The 8th floor lounge has… Read More

Featured Destinations

Entertaining your child with Autism in the Mall of America

Entertaining your child with Autism in the Mall of America

  Guest post by  Denise Klipsic Ochsendorf As mentioned in my previous post ,a visit to the Great Mall of America can offer  your  kids with autism a fun filled day trip when carefully planned.Here are my tips for  shopping ,entertaimnment,dining and quiet areas if your kid gets overwhelmed.  Shopping in the Mall of America Now, I… Read More

Taking your kids with Autism to the Mall of America

taking your kids with autism to mall of america

 Guest post by  Denise Klipsic Ochsendorf Shopping and visiting the Mall of America with Children with Autism is a challenge, but with careful thought to visit, it can still exciting, fun and a great day of shopping. When to go to the Mall of America The Mall is a Shopping complex, so its traffic patterns generally fall… Read More

Review of our ‘Hollywood Sites & Bites’ Tour

Review of our Hollywood tour sites and Bites

  It is no secret that my son with autism has two favorite past times: movies and food. So when I found the Goldstar.com deal for the Hollywood Sites and Bites Tour with Trish, I hurried to book it for his birthday. Our six person tour started at the iconic Roosevelt hotel that was built… Read More

Dining

Review of our ‘Hollywood Sites & Bites’ Tour

Review of our Hollywood tour sites and Bites

  It is no secret that my son with autism has two favorite past times: movies and food. So when I found the Goldstar.com deal for the Hollywood Sites and Bites Tour with Trish, I hurried to book it for his birthday. Our six person tour started at the iconic Roosevelt hotel that was built… Read More

A Taste of Paradise -Mashti Malone’s Ice Cream ,Hollywood

Taste of Paradise - Mashti Malone’s Ice cream in Hollywood

We were first introduced to Mashti Malone’s ice cream in Hollywood during a gourmet tour of Hollywood last September. I have to say we’ve found it hard to stay away ever since! The ice cream shop is run by two brothers from Iran and serves classic flavors as well as more unique ones like Rosewater… Read More

Introducing your child with Autism to Baked Alaska

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  When should you introduce your  child with Autism to new foods? One of the best ways to introduce kids with autism to new foods is  through desserts.After all not many people can refuse to try anything that is partly made with ice cream like Baked Alaska. Baked Alaska is a pie made of ice… Read More

Recent Interviews

Q &A with Samantha Burns Founder of Unboundedtravel

Q &A with Samantha Burns Founder of Unboundedtravel

   Sam Burns is a senior at Lely High School in Naples, Florida. Last summer, she attended MIT’s Launch program entrepreneurship  program and designed a travel program tailored to the needs of families affected with autism. Her wish is to revolutionize the way families affected with autism see the world, and the way the world sees them. She… Read More

Q&A with Tony Gross of ‘TalkRocketGo’ mobile app

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TalkRocket Go, the product of Canadian based company MyVoice, is an innovative mobile app for iPads and iPhones that utilizes voice synthesis technology to allow verbal communication for people with autism and brain injuries. Some of the app’s unique features include: “locabularies”–location (GPS) based phrases—and an interactive “support studio” that enables family members or teachers to preprogram and add… Read More

Q&A with Christine Frances Poe of Travelling Tikko™

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Please intoduce us to yor family I live with my husband Brett and our sons Bryce ( 13) and Dorian ( 10) in Burlington, ON. Brett works in transportation and loves jamming with the “Kanuck” band. I’m an entrepreneur working from home.  My passion; advocating for autism.  I love writing , singing, and creating and… Read More

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