Join us for another Field Trip Friday!
As we continue to celebrate Autism Acceptance Month, let’s go on a fun autistic family vacation!
Something that can come as a challenge to families with autistic members is deciding where to go on outings or whether they should go. They want to introduce their autistic child to all the wonderful things there are to see and experience, but anxiety filled questions begin to fill the mind. What if their child isn’t enjoying themselves? What if they get hurt? What if they are mentally not okay and it is because of my decision to go on a trip somewhere?
Whatever the reason may be, they do come from a place of love. Unfortunately with this fear, also restricts the autistic child of enjoying things they themselves might want to experience. Having autism shouldn’t restrict someone from living the lives they want to live! Nowadays, more and more places are taking steps to be more supportive of their autistic guest. One of these places being the National Park Service!
The National Park Service offer an access pass for people with disabilities which includes those with developmental disabilities like Autistic Spectrum Disorder. This access pass allows those with disabilities to enter all the national parks for free for a lifetime! If you have an autistic family member and are interested in the access pass, click the link below to learn more on how you can get one for your autistic family to begin exploring the nation’s beautiful parks. Once that’s done, let’s use your new access pass to revisit one of our old field trips to Bryce National park