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The following is a Starbrite Travel Announcement passed along to us by Special Needs and Beyond.....

Just Released...

New book helps parents of children with special needs experience successful family vacations.

Yes, You Can Take That Trip!

Starbrite Traveler: A Travel Resource for Parents of Children with Special Needs written by Jesemine Jones, Ida Keiper, and consultant Emily Jones, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Victor Calise, Commissioner of the New York City Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities:

"Starbrite Traveler: A Travel Resource for Parent of Children with Special Needs is a comprehensive guide that touches on every aspect of traveling for children with disabilities. It helps caregivers prepare for the unknown while providing them with the comfort and support to relax, smile and have a great vacation together as a family."

SHREWSBURY, N.J. - Starbrite Traveler: A Travel Resource for Parents of Children with Special Needs is an illustrated guide for parents, caregivers, family members, friends, and educators of children with special needsthat gives families a well-organized, confidence building, easy to read, travel resource. This guide holds the reader's hand every step of the way, from dreaming about travel to arriving at their destination. Follow the 5 D's of travel, Dream, Determine, Dry Run, Depart, and Destinations to plan an amazing trip for your family.

Learn How You Can:

Plan the best vacation for everyone in your family
Identify special provisions and accessibility for your child with special needs
Teach and reinforce vacation safety with illustrated activities
Address challenging behaviors by applying evidenced based strategies
Use checklists, questionnaires, worksheets, and timelines to plan your trip

"Starbrite Traveler: A Travel Resource for Parent of Children with Special Needs (ISBN 0988838605), is available for sale online at Amaon.com and other channels.

About the Authors
Written with unyielding passion, Jones and Keiper have a combined five decades of educating children with special needs. Jones is a school social worker and Keiper has 30 years experience as a special education teacher. E. Jones, Ph.D. BCBA-D, is Assistant Professor at Queens College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York.

Starbrite Kids Travel, LLC donates a portion of the proceeds of their books to children's charities - starbritetraveler.com Route 34, Wall, New Jersey 07719
The above article was submitted by Jesemine Jones & Ida Keiper

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Special Needs & Beyond or FRA


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