DisabledTravelers.com is a resource dedicated to accessible travel information. This website offers a comprehensive listing of businesses from around the world that specialize in disability travel: Travel Agents, Tour Operators, Adventure Travel Companies, Accessible Cruise Specialists, Accessible Van Rentals & Equipment, Airline Travel Info, Travel Companions, Travel Products, Home Exchanges, and Access Guides for wheelchair users and other disabled travelers, Travel Reviews and an Accessible Travel Information Blog. This is a great resource!
Emerging Horizons Accessible Travel News is a consumer oriented magazine about accessible travel. Emerging Horizons' primary focus is travel for people with mobility disabilities; everybody from wheelchair-users to slow walkers. Lots of access information, resources, news and travel tips. All with no advertising. Available in print and online. Sample articles are made available on their website. Subscriptions can also be ordered via their website.
Gimp on the Go is an online resource for people with disabilities interested in traveling. The site offers travel reviews, travel tips and news, various online surveys, a visitor bulletin board, a listing of other helpful resources on making travel plans and much more.
Global Access Disabled Travel Network offers travel tips for travelers with disabilities. Their site also features listings of accessible accommodations.
Moss Rehab ResourceNet offers an abundance of information pertaining to accessible travel. They have links containing travel tips, travel agencies, state tourism offices, cruise check list, airlines, trains, buses, hotels and motels, automobiles, van rentals, driving resources, travel alerts, travel resources, travel publications, government resources weather resources, newsgroups, and more. If you are planning a trip, don't miss this website.
Living with Diabetes: A Traveler's Guide from Rootfin.com, an independent life insurance agency that finds competitive rates. This guide provides useful information on everything from how to breeze through airport security to life insurance considerations, including "Planning and Packing" and tips not just for air travel, but daily commuting, extended road trips and vacations for the traveler with special considerations needed for Diabetes.
Society for Accessible Travel and Hospitality (SATH) is an educational non-profit membership organization whose mission is to raise awareness of the needs of all travelers with disabilities, remove physical and attitudinal barriers to free access and expand travel opportunities in the United States and abroad. They have a World Travel congress, "Open World" magazine, travel seminars, participation in regulatory committees and more.
Up, Up, and Away: The Ultimate Guide to Flying with Autistic Children for the parents and caregivers who have trepidation in flying with their child who has Autism. The table of contents of this article is Overview, Before, During, and After the Flight Checklist, Items to Pack in Your Carry On, How to Handle Sensory Issues and an Ask the Expert Q&A. The article has many resources throughout and many helpful suggestions, including solutions for safety concerns.U.S. Department of Transportation: Air Accessibility is a comprehensive resource for people with disabilities who are planning to use commercial air travel. This resource discusses accessibility issues and rules, how one can receive information about the airline, when attendants may be required, medical issues, and general safety considerations.
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