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Petition urges Cross Country trains to change their policy regarding special needs
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Petition urges Cross Country trains to change their policy regarding special needs

A petition has been  started to urge Cross Country trains to change and review their policy after a number of special needs children were allegedly made to sit outside a toilet on a journey from Edinburgh to Lanarkshire. The train was reportedly full as the...
Budget Vacations for Families with an Autistic Child
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Budget Vacations for Families with an Autistic Child

Since vacationing with an autistic child is no longer out of the question, another concern may arise of having the funds to afford a family trip. Perhaps the budget is already stretched due to all of the expenses involved in caring for an individual with speci...
Preparation and Trial Runs Key for a Fun Vacation: What one Airline is Doing to Help Autistic Kids
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Preparation and Trial Runs Key for a Fun Vacation: What one Airline is Doing to Help Autistic Kids

It is that time of year when families begin planning for a vacation.  For some families with autistic members, any trip can be so stressful, they no longer go on one. There are a variety of noted vacation spots suitable for families that have individuals wi...
JetBlue Airways conducts “Blue Horizons for Autism” Program for children with autism at Orlando International Airport
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JetBlue Airways conducts “Blue Horizons for Autism” Program for children with autism at Orlando International Airport

Orlando --- JetBlue Airways and Orlando International airport recently conducted a program to help children with autism familiarize themselves with the process of flying, but without having to actually take off. This is part of the Wings for Autism nation wide...
Israeli family kicked out of Swiss International Airlines flight because of son with autism
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Israeli family kicked out of Swiss International Airlines flight because of son with autism

Geneva, Switzerland --- An Israeli family who were on board a Swiss International Airlines connecting flight bound for Geneva, Switzerland were kicked out of the flight by the airline staff because of their son, who has autism. Autism Daily Newscast has report...
Opinion: Teenage girl with autism kicked off United Airlines plane – w/video
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Opinion: Teenage girl with autism kicked off United Airlines plane – w/video

When I read the article about the teenage girl with autism, who got kicked off a plane, I had to check to see if what I was reading was actually real. Seriously, a fifteen-year-old girl was escorted from a plane, by police because she made the pilot feel u...