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Have you ever wondered what it’s like to travel as an autistic adult with epilepsy? There are many barriers that can hold us back. It can be even more challenging when you have a child who is autistic with epilepsy as well! It is about planning, researching, and taking charge! Let’s explore what options are available for those with disabilities and different abilities. This is for all those wanting independence to travel, but not sure how to find it.
Excerpt from Article
Epilepsy can change many parts of the lives of those who live with it every day. We lose our independence from driving a vehicle, taking a bath, and traveling. Planning a trip locally takes less energy and effort but traveling distances can be a daunting task. So, what happens when someone wants to travel farther lengths or internationally? Let’s take a look at a few areas to think about when an epileptic need to travel for a long length of time or distance. Also, an interview with the parent of an autistic teenager with epilepsy who is planning a trip to Italy, desperately seeking answers.Read More