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Know Before You Go

Travel Insurance I believe is essential. Take this out as soon as you pay for your trip so you are ...
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About this website

“Surely we can’t be the first people to do this?” I kept asking our travel agent, the airline and our therapists. We certainly are not the first family with a disabled child to travel to America but at times it felt that way. That was when the idea for this website came to me. Why not share all my research and great discoveries with others who are either, planning a trip, or are feeling nervous about giving it a go.
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About Our Family

We are a Sydney based family of four trying to find our way around tricky situations so we can do as much as possible, despite a wheelchair being part of our package. Our son is now 18, has Cerebral Palsy and is non verbal. When we travel we use his manual wheelchair that does not fold (I’m specific about this because it becomes an issue when doing tours etc which I will mention later).
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About the author

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.
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Wheelchair Tips

PREPARING YOUR WHEELCHAIR FOR TRAVEL Something going wrong with your wheelchair while travelling would be a real time waster. I ...
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Australia

Australia certainly has much to offer travellers.  We have been fortunate enough to travel to quite a few places over ...
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U.S.A

We loved the USA. When we were lucky enough to have the opportunity to go on a second holiday and ...
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Additional Info

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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Guest Blog – Zoe’s Rarotonga Experience

Here is my Rarotonga experience! by Zoe In 2012 I suffered a sudden and random illness that left me hemiplegic. ...
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Regaining a Little Piece of Me

I love being a Mum but the role definitely comes with highs and lows.  Spending time with the kids and ...
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2013 in Review

BJ’s absolute shining moment of 2013 was walking unaided surprising everyone with his steadiness and determination. I used to feel ...
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Gift Ideas For Someone With Special Needs

‘Tis the season to be jolly ……………… except when you have no idea what to buy.  BJ loves his presents. ...
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