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The Autism Travel Podcast is hosted by Dina Farmer. Dina is a travel advisor who plans vacations for loved ones with autism through Lily and Magnolia Travel. The goal of The Autism Travel Podcast is to give everyone who has a person with autism in their life the skills to achieve all their travel dreams. Dina has always believed that travel is for everyone and this podcast is your go-to resource for making all your travel dreams come true! When you subscribe to The Autism Travel Podcast, you will learn how to travel, where to travel, and the tips and tricks for making every vacation fabulous! Subscribe to The Autism Travel Podcast on your favorite listening platform to learn why Dina believes travel is for everyone! Then join in on the conversation over at www.lilyandmagnoliatravel.com.

The Autism Travel Podcast is hosted by Dina Farmer. Dina is a travel advisor who plans vacations for loved ones with autism through Lily and Magnolia Travel. The goal of The Autism Travel Podcast is to give everyone who has a person with autism in their life the skills to achieve all their travel dreams. Dina has always believed that travel is for everyone and this podcast is your go-to resource for making all your travel dreams come true! When you subscribe to The Autism Travel Podcast, you will learn how to travel, where to travel, and the tips and tricks for making every vacation fabulous! Subscribe to The Autism Travel Podcast on your favorite listening platform to learn why Dina believes travel is for everyone! Then join in on the conversation over at www.lilyandmagnoliatravel.com.

Location:

United States

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The Autism Travel Podcast is hosted by Dina Farmer. Dina is a travel advisor who plans vacations for loved ones with autism through Lily and Magnolia Travel. The goal of The Autism Travel Podcast is to give everyone who has a person with autism in their life the skills to achieve all their travel dreams. Dina has always believed that travel is for everyone and this podcast is your go-to resource for making all your travel dreams come true! When you subscribe to The Autism Travel Podcast, you will learn how to travel, where to travel, and the tips and tricks for making every vacation fabulous! Subscribe to The Autism Travel Podcast on your favorite listening platform to learn why Dina believes travel is for everyone! Then join in on the conversation over at www.lilyandmagnoliatravel.com.

Language:

English

Contact:

8088001249


Episodes

You're Autistic and you TRAVEL?!?

2/26/2021
This episode I wanted to give you some inspiration from an adult on the autism spectrum that travels the world. My guest is Shalese runs her Instagram account and details how she travels the world and pays attention to her own personal cues. What I loved the most about this interview was that Shalese is unapologetically living her life and traveling the world. She has figured out how to the travel the world and with support so can you! Shalese Nicole Heard (Autistic Travel Goddess) holds a...

Duration:00:38:55

When you need an extra pair of hands on VACATION.

2/19/2021
We've talked about how you can travel, why you can travel and where you can travel. This week on the podcast we are talking about now that you've decided to travel, how outside of myself, that you can get some support while you are traveling. Of course, you leave the planning of the trip and the booking of the trip up to me and we work together to make this trip happen with as little stress as possible. But now imagine you are at your destination but we've already talked about this unique...

Duration:00:39:00

Sky above, sand below, peace WITHIN.

2/12/2021
You may already be aware that people with autism are drawn to the water. However, you may have no idea why! There are so many reasons why water is so stimulating for people will autism, without being overstimulating. Visual stimuli include the ocean’s waves and the calmness of a swimming pool or a lake. The smell of the water is unique and changes with the setting. The sounds of the water are also different, which isn’t surprising since calm water is nothing like the crashing of waves on a...

Duration:00:14:23

Vacation or Epic MOVE?

2/5/2021
Vacation or Epic MOVE! Should you travel with a child no matter what age with autism? Kids with autism thrive on set schedules, and vacations in new places far from home compounded with the stress of flying, strangers, new smells, new sounds can cause discomfort and disrupt routines. What is the point when your child is so used to their daily life? Why bother to stress them out with the packing and social stories to set them up for the vacation? Often it feels like a military move with they...

Duration:00:13:27

Hello and WELCOME

1/29/2021
Planning vacations of any kind involve a lot of research. After all, your goal is to go on vacation your whole family will love! However, the hours upon hours of emails, phone calls, and looking up just one more thing is enough to make you want to skip the vacation planning period! ​ Of course, once you think of all the autistic meltdowns, toddler temper tantrums, juggling luggage, and maneuvering around new destinations, the appeal to take a vacation is even less. ​ I hear you! ​ When my...

Duration:00:10:10

The Final Episode of The Special Needs Travel Podcast

12/21/2020
Today is the last day of The Special Needs Travel Podcast. ⁣⁣However, it's not the last day of my podcast. I'm moving away from the Special Needs Travel podcast to come to terms with my ignorance with ableism and to better represent WHO I serve. ⁣⁣As much as I want to help those with other disabilities I know there are other accessible travel advocates that do a better job at who they serve, unless you really want to work with me I won't turn you away, but I know that I need to speak more...

Duration:00:10:28

Accessible Travel with Jamie

12/14/2020
There is a huge focus on accessible travel in the travel industry, what has been your experience with traveling? For Jamie Santillo my guest today on the podcast it's been very successful. She has always loved to travel. Now owning her own special needs certified travel agency, she wants to help others with disabilities realize that there is a great big beautiful world out there that is very accessible to them. She also believes it is so important, especially now with the pandemic that...

Duration:00:51:26

Traveling with Endometriosis

12/7/2020
Katie McIntosh is a travel blogger who creates practical travel guides to help other people with chronic illnesses gain the confidence to travel the world. In this episode, we talk about how you can use different strategies to help you travel with success with Endo! LINKS: Website: https://thekatieshowblog.com Book: https://amzn.to/32suiCq Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/katieshowblog/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:35:53

An Autism Certified Center - Myrtle Beach Parks and Rec!

11/30/2020
In this episode, I’m talking about an Autism Certified Center. The city of Myrtle Beach Parks and Rec, I know I’ve alluded to it in my Visit Mesa - The world first Autism Certified City, after this episode, take a few moments to go listen to that episode and when you hear both and you feel so inspired visit my website www.lilyandmagnoliatravel.com/contact to start planning your domestic vacation with me to these two amazing cities that have YOU in mind. I’m really so thankful that places...

Duration:00:16:33

Thankful For The Good in 2020 | Travmarket Media Network Message

11/26/2020
We have so much to be thankful for in 2020. This episode is heartfelt and personal thankful messages from a majority of the hosts on the Travmarket Media Network of podcasts. Let us also thank you for listening. We hope you are safe and at least in communications with your loved ones if you can't be physically present with them this year. Blessings to you and gobble, gobble, gobble, ~ Megan Chapa Network Producer Travmarket Media Network See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:25:44

Traveling with a Chronic Illness

11/23/2020
Jenn Llyod of Sick Girl Travels on my podcast today. I personally don’t have any experience with traveling with a chronic illness and I have been wanting to learn more about this topic. Especially because I might encounter a client that has a chronic illness I may need to consider just like I have to consider my own diet when traveling with Pre-diabetes or the heat at certain destinations when I work with a client with Type 1 Diabetes. Jenn is full of so much information and I’m honored and...

Duration:00:56:55

World Prematurity Day - Traveling with a Preemie

11/17/2020
World Prematurity Day was created on November 17, 2011, to raise awareness for the millions of children every year who are born prematurely. While technologies and medical procedures in America have increased over the years, preterm babies still carry a huge vulnerability to develop cerebral palsy, delays in development, hearing problems, and sight problems. Additionally, while neonatal death in the United States is low in comparison to most of the world, premature births account for a...

Duration:01:02:49

Gluten Free Travel

11/9/2020
I'm so thrilled and honored to have LaShawn Wiltz back on the podcast. If you remember previously she talked about her experience with going gluten-free at Disney and now she shares about her experience about traveling gluten-free and with food allergies with her son Pookah. I found this so informative and filled with so many tips and tricks to help you figure to how best to meet your needs while traveling gluten-free. LaShawn Wiltz, the creator of Everyday Eyecandy where she blogs about...

Duration:00:47:11

TSA Cares and Flight Prep for those with special needs.

11/2/2020
TSA Cares is for travelers requiring special accommodations or concerned about the security screening process at the airport may ask a TSA officer or supervisor for a passenger support specialist who can provide on-the-spot assistance. ⁣Members of the Wounded Warrior Program may also participate in this program. How this program works, you'll call the TSA Cares hotline at least 72 hours before your flight. During this phone call, you'll relay your flight information for arrival and departure...

Duration:00:17:48

Traveling with an adult with autism

10/26/2020
The travel and tourism industry focuses a lot on the caregivers of small children with autism and children with autism but we often forget that those small children someday turn into adults with autism. We have to remember that autism doesn't disappear once the child with autism matures into an adult with autism. More most certainly needs to be done to better support adults with autism as well. There are still accommodations that need to be met. Such as quiet spaces, simple things like...

Duration:00:48:45

Autism Travel in Jamaica

10/19/2020
In this episode, I am chatting with Francene Noel, a former attorney, and mother of two! We talk about traveling to Jamaica with autism and how you might be surprised about how much Jamaica has to offer beyond the fabulous Beaches resorts. In particular, we talk a bit about the sensory meeting ocean and how children with autism are more often than not drawn to water. This episode is all about an autism mom's journey of how to better support her teenage son while living in Jamaica which is...

Duration:00:47:47

Traveling for Caregivers

10/12/2020
In this episode, I am chatting with Kabrena Williams an M.S. BCBA. I enjoyed talking with her about how as caregivers we often forget about ourselves and how we need to take care of ourselves before we can pour from our cups. We focus a lot on self-care and how a trip away from your self-care duties can bring your energy back fully charged so you can tackle your caregiving like a champ! Kabrena Williams M.S. BCBA is a special needs parent's self-care coach. She is a board-certified...

Duration:01:00:48

Traveling while blind

10/5/2020
In this episode, I’ve had the extraordinary pleasure of chatting with a fellow travel agent Kevin Lowe. I haven’t officially met him in person but online I’ve got plenty of chances to speak with him and over time I would like to think we’ve become friends and support each other in our travel businesses. On a recent episode of his own podcast, you learn how he operates his travel business and how Kevin is now able to see the world through sound. We also have a running joke about Kevin “sees”...

Duration:00:50:06

Traveling with Sickle Cell Anemia and Type 1 Diabetes

9/28/2020
I’m humbled to be a part of the Trav Market Media network of travel podcasters. Have you had a chance to listen to our network? We share informative travel information for travel agents. Take for example my podcast where I share informative information for travel agents especially when working with clients with special needs! Check us out on Trav Market Media! In this episode, I’ve had the pleasure of speaking with Elle Cole, a traveling and fearless travel mom, and medical advocate! I...

Duration:01:15:42

Traveling the world with a child with autism.

9/21/2020
I’m so thrilled to have on this episode a chat with a mom I’ve been following on Instagram for a while. Marquita Arlette is a mom with a daughter with autism that didn’t let her daughter’s diagnosis stop her from traveling Southeast Asia and beyond. Her story and her travels are inspirational to me and made me realize as a mother with a child with autism that our travels don’t have to stop, just because my son was diagnosed with autism! Instead, we change the narrative of our travels and...

Duration:01:41:53