Tips Categorized as Outings

Things to Do In and Near Orange County, CA

Whether you reside in or near Orange County, California or plan to visit the area, there are a number of inexpensive things to do and places to visit with grandchildren.  Some similar types of attractions may also be available in other communities.  Check online for hours of operation, admission fees, … Read More »

Going to A National Park? Get a Free, Lifetime Pass…

A free, lifetime pass – available to U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States that have been medically determined to have a permanent disability - that provides access to more than 2,000 recreation sites managed by five Federal agencies. At many sites the Access Pass provides the pass owner a discount on Expanded … Read More »

2015 Recreation Guide

You’ll get some great ideas for outings, camps and other recreational opportunities from the 2015 Recreation Resource Guide for Orange County,California, provided by the Regional Center of Orange County and the Comfort Connection Family Resource Center.  Some listings are for summer months but there are many opportunities that are available throughout … Read More »

Bounce on Trampolines … Not Off Walls!

Jump Sky High offers a child one hour of jumping for $10 and spectators do not have to pay.  It is by appointment only so it is not over crowded and there is a special court for little jumpers 8 years old or younger and another for 9 year olds … Read More »

Silence isn’t always “golden” at the movies….

AMC Entertainment (AMC) and Autism Society of America have teamed up to bring families affected by autism and other disabilities a special opportunity to enjoy their favorite films in a safe and accepting environment on a monthly basis with the “Sensory Friendly Films” program. In order to provide a more … Read More »

Sea World – San Diego will sponsor an “escort.”

The “escort” of a child with autism is granted free entry. If two adults accompany the child, you may be able to use a “buy one full adult admission, child’s admission is free” offer if it is available.  Call ahead to confirm this policy is still in effect.

Things to Do at the San Diego Zoo

The San Diego Zoo has a new guide for guests with disabilities to help make your visit there comfortable. Plan ahead and take advantage of the many special accommodations they can provide for your family. Refer to the the Guide for Guests with Disabilities at the link below.