How the world is changing for travelers with autism

Wanderlust doesn't discriminate. It creeps up on lifelong homebodies, blossoms in the hearts of grumpy teenagers and pushes those who "can't afford it" out the door, bank accounts be damned.

Because traveling the world is for everyone that means that none of us should be surprised to hear that those on the autism spectrum get itchy feet, too.

When thinking about travel it's important to understand that autism isn't a monolithic diagnosis. "Autism is a diverse disability and everyone's needs are different," says Zoe Gross, director of operations at the Autistic Self Advocacy Network.

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26th September 2017