As a child I travelled extensively. In ‘those’ days my Dad and Mum were thought to be quite radical, foolish and one person even labeled my Dad ‘irresponsible’ for leaving his job and taking me out of school for 6 months to travel to Europe, Egypt and Scandinavia. These days overseas travel for kids is a lot more ‘the norm’, maybe not for as long but certainly from my experience kids travel more.
It can’t be underestimated how uncomfortable a flight can be for a person with a disability if they can’t get comfortable. The following will help;
Take a portable dvd player with back up battery. Planes do have great entertainment systems in them but they can break down. A back up never hurts and can be useful for long waits at airports and for long car trips. Delays when travelling happen regularly!
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