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Ten Strategies for Traveling with a Child with Autism

A smiling young boy and woman travelling on an airplane.



Traveling can be challenging for children and adults with autism. The changes in routine, unpredictability, crowds, new noises, and sights can all make the experience difficult for people on the spectrum and their families. We hope that with a little planning and information using the resources below, the doors will open to new travel opportunities for you and your family.

This webpage includes the following resources:

  • Air Travel with Autism: A Guide to the Airport Experience
  • Travel and Autism: Five Tips for Success on the Road
  • Oh, the Places You’ll Go! with these 10 Travel Tips
  • Tips for Holiday Travel!
  • TSA Cares
  • Six Tips for Traveling with Autistic Children

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