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Welcome to a world of enchantment and wonder, tailored specifically for individuals with autism and other sensory processing needs. We are thrilled to present a meticulously curated selection of captivating events, mesmerizing attractions, and theme parks, all designed to celebrate and accommodate every member of your family. At Casiola vacation homes, we go above and beyond to ensure your well-being and enjoyment throughout your stay. Many venues also offer dedicated sensory-friendly days, and are certified Sensory Inclusive™ by KultureCity, an esteemed non-profit organization.

Your family’s well-being and enjoyment are at the heart of our mission. From the moment you set foot in O-town, these dedicated teams will be by your side, providing support, understanding, and the warmest of welcomes. They understand that parenting an autistic child requires unique attention, and are committed to ensuring a magical and stress-free experience for all. Together, we seek to create treasured memories, just what Casiola is known for! So, let the adventure begin!

Sunflowers at the airport

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Upon arriving at Orlando International Airport (MCO), you have the opportunity to acquire a Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Lanyard, providing you with additional assistance throughout your journey. These lanyards have gained widespread recognition and are available in more than 30 airports worldwide, ensuring a seamless and inclusive vacation experience, not just limited to Orlando.

The Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Lanyards serve as an essential tool in creating a more supportive and understanding environment for individuals with hidden disabilities. By wearing this distinctive symbol, airport staff and fellow travelers can readily identify and offer appropriate assistance or accommodations.

Whether you require extra time, specialized assistance, or simply prefer a more comfortable travel experience, the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Lanyard can help facilitate a smooth journey. It serves as a universal indicator, transcending language barriers and providing a consistent message of understanding and support across different airports.

So, whether you’re embarking on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure in Orlando or exploring other destinations, remember to pick up a Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Lanyard at Orlando International Airport or any of the participating airports worldwide. It’s a valuable piece of the puzzle, ensuring your travel experience is inclusive and tailored to your needs, making your vacation truly unforgettable.

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort

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Prepare for an “awesome” experience at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort, where everything is designed to cater to individuals on the autism spectrum. All of their U.S. parks hold the prestigious certification as Autism Centers, highlighting their commitment to prioritizing the safety and enjoyment of both children and family members with autism.

At LEGOLAND® Florida Resort, a team of specialized employees undergoes comprehensive training to ensure a welcoming and understanding environment for all guests. This training equips them with the knowledge and skills to provide the necessary support and accommodations to individuals with autism.

To further enhance the experience, LEGOLAND® offers special Sensory Guides that provide detailed information about each park. These guides assist guests in planning their visit by providing insight into sensory experiences, such as lighting, sounds, and potential triggers. This valuable resource allows families to prepare and make informed decisions about their time at the park.

For those who may struggle with waiting in line, LEGOLAND® Florida Resort offers the HERO Pass, an incredible option to minimize wait times and provide a more comfortable experience. With the HERO Pass, guests can enjoy their favorite attractions without the stress of lengthy queues.

Whether you choose to visit LEGOLAND® Florida Theme Park, LEGOLAND® Water Park, or the Peppa Pig Theme Park, all located near Orlando, you can expect a fantastic and inclusive experience. These parks are dedicated to ensuring that individuals on the autism spectrum and their families can fully enjoy the magic of LEGOLAND® and create lasting memories together.

So, get ready to immerse yourself in a world of creativity, adventure, and LEGO® bricks, knowing that LEGOLAND® Florida Resort is committed to providing an inclusive and unforgettable experience for everyone who walks through their doors.

Walt Disney World® Resort

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Walt Disney World® Resort is committed to making magical experiences accessible to families with autistic children. With park-specific guides and comprehensive information available for Magic Kingdom® Park, EPCOT®, Disney’s Hollywood Studios®, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park, families can plan their visit with valuable insights into sensory experiences and quiet areas. Additionally, the Disability Access Service (DAS) program ensures that eligible guests can enjoy attractions without the need to wait in conventional queues, reducing stress and maximizing enjoyment. Disney World takes great care to ensure that all attractions are accessible to guests with disabilities, with detailed information available on their list of Disability Access for Disney World Attractions. It’s important to note that individuals with a DAS pass must also meet height requirements for rides. Plus, the convenience of pre-registering for the DAS service saves time at the park entrance, allowing families to dive straight into the enchantment that awaits.

Experience the magic of Walt Disney World® Resort, where inclusivity and memorable moments go hand in hand. By providing resources, and services tailored to the needs of families with autistic children, Disney World is dedicated to creating a welcoming and enjoyable environment for everyone. With their ongoing commitment to accessibility, families can embark on a journey of wonder and adventure, knowing that Walt Disney World® Resort is there to ensure a truly magical experience for all.

Universal Orlando™ Resort

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Universal Orlando™ Resort is dedicated to creating a fantastic and inclusive experience for individuals with autism and other cognitive disabilities. With their detailed planning guide, guests can access invaluable tips and information to navigate Universal Studios™ Florida, Universal Islands of Adventure™, Universal CityWalk™, and Universal Volcano Bay™. This guide offers insights into sensory experiences, and accessibility options available throughout the parks, empowering individuals and their families to make the most of their visit.

To ensure a more comfortable experience, Universal Orlando™ Resort offers the Attraction Assistance Pass (AAP). This pass allows guests to avoid standby lines, reducing potential sensory overload and providing a smoother experience. Additionally, Universal Studios™ Florida features a designated quiet room at the front of the park, offering a serene space for individuals to take a break, relax, and recharge amidst the excitement.

With their unwavering commitment to inclusivity, Universal Orlando™ Resort creates an environment where everyone can enjoy the magic and adventure that awaits. By providing valuable resources, and dedicated spaces, they ensure that individuals with autism and other cognitive disabilities have a fantastic time, creating unforgettable memories for all who visit.

SeaWorld® Orlando

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SeaWorld® Orlando and Aquatica® take great pride in being Certified Autism Centers™, demonstrating their commitment to inclusivity for all visitors. With their team members receiving specialized training, they are equipped to cater to the unique needs of autistic guests, ensuring a welcoming and understanding atmosphere throughout the parks. The IBCCES Sensory Guide serves as a valuable resource for planning ahead, offering insights into sensory experiences and providing families with the necessary information to prepare for a smooth and enjoyable visit. Once inside the parks, guests can find a range of accommodations such as noise-reducing headphones, quiet rooms, and low sensory areas, allowing individuals to take breaks and find moments of tranquility amidst the excitement. For those who qualify, their Ride Accessibility Program allows you to bypass standby lines, reducing sensory overload.

One of the highlights of the experience is the opportunity to join Julia, an extraordinary 4-year-old with autism, in Sesame Street Land. Julia’s presence serves as a powerful teaching tool, emphasizing the importance of embracing diversity and celebrating the shared joy of play and friendship. Daily meet and greets with Julia provide a heartwarming experience, allowing guests to create cherished memories while fostering understanding and inclusivity. To embark on this heartwarming journey with Julia, guests are encouraged to check the park schedule and make their way to Sesame Street Land for an enchanting and inspiring encounter.

SeaWorld® Orlando and Aquatica® continuously strive to provide a remarkable experience for all guests, ensuring that individuals with autism and their families can fully enjoy the parks. Through their certified status, specialized accommodations, and the presence of Julia, they embrace the principles of inclusivity, education, and fun, ensuring that every visit is memorable, meaningful, and filled with magical moments.

Exploring Orlando’s sensory-friendly attractions while staying with Casiola vacation homes

When it comes to planning an unforgettable vacation that caters to the needs of individuals with autism and other cognitive disabilities, the Orlando area offers an array of inclusive and accommodating experiences. From the enchanting wonders of Walt Disney World® Resort to the thrilling adventures at Universal Orlando™ Resort and the heartwarming encounters with Julia in Sesame Street Land at SeaWorld® Orlando, these renowned destinations have taken great strides to ensure that every guest can enjoy their time to the fullest.

Furthermore, staying with Casiola vacation homes adds an extra layer of comfort and convenience to your trip. Casiola understands the unique attention required when parenting an autistic child and is committed to providing a stress-free and magical experience for all families. Our dedicated teams are by your side, offering support, understanding, and a warm welcome from the moment you arrive.

With the combination of these exceptional attractions and the comfort of Casiola vacation homes, families can embark on a journey where inclusivity, joy, and treasured memories come together. Whether it’s exploring theme parks, discovering new adventures, or taking moments of relaxation, the Orlando area and Casiola vacation homes are ready to create a truly remarkable and inclusive vacation experience for all. Let the adventure begin and make lasting memories that will be cherished for a lifetime!