{special needs travel review} NYC and Amtrak~surprising disability friendly

One of those images I will treasure forever!

This past Saturday, my mother-in-law and I took my two boys on Amtrak to New York City. It was to celebrate my younger son’s birthday, to check off an item on my travel bucket list for them and most importantly…to have a fun day in NYC. I wanted to do a recap and offer some […]

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“Museum Stories” at the Academy of Natural Sciences Offer Assistance to Visiting Children on the Autism Spectrum


PHILADELPHIA (February 20, 2014) — For people on the autism spectrum, going to an unfamiliar place can be challenging. And since, according to the Centers for Disease Control, about one in 88 children is affected by autism, it is a significant issue that the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University is leading the way […]

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Sesame Place events for Winter 2014

Click to see all the winter events at Sesame Place.

Is Sesame Place open in the winter? Yes! Most people don’t realize that Sesame Place is sort-of open just about year-round. Yes, it is! Really! We went there for New Year’s Eve 2013 for the fireworks and grand finale of sorts…and the park itself won’t open until Spring of 2014. But, there are still fun […]

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tips for visiting A Very Furry Christmas at Sesame Place (+ discounts!)

You definitely don't want to miss the lights!

Looking for a new tradition to add to your holiday season? Sesame Place! Yes, it’s open for the holidays and their holiday event is spectacular! We’ve been going there every holiday season for the past 2-3 years and just love it. We are going this weekend which is the first weekend that it is open. […]

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FREE lifetime pass to National Parks for people with disabilities

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Did you know that individuals with disabilities are entitled to a free lifetime pass to our National Park system? Well, they are. So get one! I love our national parks, and some surprising places are national parks. Like, earlier this year when we went to the White House Easter Egg Roll, I learned that the […]

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Sesame Place August/September event and concert schedule

yo gabba gabba at sesame

Lots of fun stuff still happening at Sesame Place! The concerts and special events are just another reason I love having a season pass. Upcoming Events Back-to-School Bash August 24 & 25 5:00 p.m. Learn More Labor Day Weekend BBQ September 1 5:00 p.m. Learn More Labor Day Weekend Fireworks September 1 8:25 p.m. Learn […]

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