Saturday, July 16, 2011

Traveling With a Child on the Spectrum

Great article by René Craft in the Austin-Statemen

AUSTIN, Texas -- Before I became a parent, I spent most of my free time traveling, visiting 20 countries in 15 years, with monthlong trips to Asia, the South Pacific, Europe and Central America.
When my husband and I had our son, Jackson, I couldn't wait to share travel with him. But our son was not a natural-born traveler; even short trips to see the grandparents were challenging. Around the age of 4, Jackson was diagnosed with autism, and I finally had an answer on why he hated leaving our house.

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