For most people the freedoms offered by vacation are the highlight of time away from work or school. But for those with autism, lack of routine can be a curse. Throw a trip to a new environment in the mix and you can soon be facing disaster.

But fear not. A positive vacation experience is possible with preparation, Time Magazine reports.

Before taking a trip, talk about what should be expected. Check out pictures or video of your destination and make a plan for each day. Consider destinations, like Disney World, that are disability-friendly. Bring along comforts from home like blankets or toys. And, some parents even recommend doing practice runs at the airport, for instance. To read more click here.

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