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sesame place season pass discount

Right now is an AWESOME time to buy season passes for Sesame Place. Want to give your kids the best Christmas gift ever, and make some memories along the way? Right now when you buy them…you get the rest of 2014 AND you get all of 2015. So your year ends something like this: Halloween/October: [...]

the best Philadelphia area attractions for families with special needs

best attractions for special needs kids

Several years ago, I had an epiphany. It was after a celebration that I had attended for the anniversary of ADA. ADA was obviously landmark legislation and has completely changed the way we view many things in our society. But we’re still not there. I approached then editor of MetroKids about this idea. I remember [...]

The Count’s Spooktacular at Sesame Place~put it on your family’s fall bucket list!

sesame street count

I can’t believe it is only the second full day of fall…and we have already been to Sesame Place TWICE for the Count’s Spooktacular. We went on Saturday for the Grand Opening of the event and again yesterday morning to help promote the event on Good Day Philadelphia. Sesame Place has added a few new [...]

Visiting National Parks with your {special needs} kids~Bryce, Zion, Grand Canyon and more

national parks with kids

Planning a trip out west to the National Parks can seem like a daunting task for any family and may feel like an impossibility if your child has significant special needs. But with proper preparation and planning, a can-do attitude and willingness to roll with the punches, it can be done. Many of these famous [...]

{special needs travel review} Fairmount Water Works

fairmount water works

I recently had the opportunity to visit the Fairmount Water Works and I can’t believe I’ve never gone before. I’m sure you know the building to see it, it’s the one right at the end of Boathouse Row near the Art Museum. I knew that there is a nice restaurant in there overlooking the river, [...]