Specialize Your Travel Agency by Helping Families With Autism to Travel

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By Barry Kantz and Lorene Romero, Barry Kantz, and Lorene Romero. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Podcast Number 413
SHOW NOTES
April is Autism Awareness Month and in this show, Nicole Thibault is going to talk about how this relates to travel and to travel professionals. Most families with autistic children believe that it is not possible to take a vacation because of the challenges inherent in traveling with their autistic children.

A well-informed travel professional, a travel professional who becomes a certified autism travel professional, can change the world for these families. Nicole talks about some of the challenges and the resources available to overcome these travel challenges for families with autistic children. Now is a great time to take the certification course and become a certified autism travel professional.

LINKS TO ITEMS WE TALKED ABOUT
International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES) – This is where you can become a certified autism travel professional.
Spectrum Travel Social Stories Videos – Familiarize your autistic travelers with these videos before they book or leave.
Autism Travel – Explore destinations and resources for travel agents specializing in autism travel. Also, find travel agents certified in autism travel.
Magical Story Book Travels – Nicole Thibault’s Travel Agency and you can contact her at nicole@magicalstorybooktravels.com and find her on Instagram at familytravelmaven.
Villa Key – Villa Key is a vacation rental company that specializes in renting to families with autism.
The Travel Institute – Your resource for travel agent certification including webinars by Nicole Thibault about traveling with autistic children.
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Email Barry at barry@hometravelagent.net
Email Lorene at sharptongued@mac.com

Music Credits:

The song, “Zazzie” is by Kevin McLoed and Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
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The song, “Mining by Moonlight” is by Kevin McLoed and Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
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