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Solutions for special needs kids and their families, like autism service dogs

Never Traveled with Your Special Needs Child? Start Small.

Someone told me the other day how traveling with their special needs child just doesn’t work.  They had tried a family vacation once and it was horrible; their child was unhappy the entire time, which made it hard for the … Continue reading

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Getting Treated Like a VIP – Flying Solo with My Special Needs Child

I’ve flown a lot by myself and with my whole family, but never alone with my special needs daughter. Just her luggage and equipment takes a small village to manage, or at least the extra support of my husband and … Continue reading

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Packing for a Ski Vacation

Last year we took our first family ski vacation with my special needs daughter – she’s 13! We’re a family of snow lovers, so why did it take so long? Honestly, fear. There were so many unknowns that it became … Continue reading

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Summer Camps for Special Needs Kids

Has your special needs kid ever gone to summer camp? Where and how did it go? Aside from VBS at local churches, my special needs daughter has never been to a summer camp. I guess I’ve always been a little … Continue reading

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Finding A Reputable Service Dog Organization

This post was written by my friend who witnessed the benefits of a service dog for her autistic child, then started an organization to help other families find a service dog of their own. By Carmel L. Mooney, Executive Director … Continue reading

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What Not to Forget: Packing for a Ski Vacation

Don’t forget anything on your next ski vacation – See my ski vacation packing list written for Snowmamas.com and download the list. Enjoy your ski vacation! Read our Park City Trip Diaries to find out more about adaptive skiing, horseback … Continue reading

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Resorts for Special Needs

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Families with children who have special needs often find that planning a vacation ends up being too much of a challenge. But more and more destinations and resorts are catching on to the fact that these … Continue reading

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Autism Service Dogs, A Pawsitive Solution

This post was written by my friend who witnessed the benefits of a service dog for her autistic child, then started an organization to help other families find a service dog of their own. By Carmel L. Mooney, Executive Director … Continue reading

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