Traveling different can be so rewarding! When we think about travelling we imagine going to exotic places and great weather! But while that may be true (hopefully) for part of the trip, often there are challenging times as well – both enroute and at your destination. This is especially true when you are travelling with kids, and even moreso when they are anxious, inflexible or neurodiverse.
With travel plans gaining steam again, you might be wondering if it’s worth the risk, and how you might mitigste the challenges of travelling with kids. Our guest is travel expert Dawn Barclay, author of Traveling Different. She has done a huge amount of work on this topic and shares it with us today. Want to see the world….wtih your kids? Then this episode is for you! Dawn shares lots of helpful tips with us – everything from how to travel and where to travel.
Find out more about Travelling Different (the book) and the website – for lots more information about travelling with kids. Dawn’s traveling different blog is also constantly being updated. Check it out! And don’t forget to listen to episode 29 of the Smart Family Podcast where we interview autism expert Dr Barry Prizant.