The summer travel season is upon us. If you have a disability, you may wonder what options are available that would help make your travels smooth. There’s good news! Times have changed, improving travel opportunities for people with special needs. The places you want to visit offer more accessibility than ever before.
When you’re traveling with a disability, proper planning is key.
“Times have changed for travelers who use wheelchairs, are visually or hearing-impaired or have another disability, says Jayne Bliss, a travel adviser with Tzell, who has more than 30 years of experience in planning trips for those with special needs.
““No place is off limits, and hotels, museums and cultural institutions offer more accessibility than ever before,” Ms. Bliss said.”
For the remainder of this article, visit Six Simple Tips for Smooth Travel with a Disability at the New York Times.
Estate Planning attorney, Terry Garrett, is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and is active in the Texas and Austin Bar Associations. She graduated with honors from Cornell University. She was on the Dean’s List at Wharton Business School. She earned her J.D. at Columbia Law School, receiving the Parker Award and a Mellon Fellowship.
She assists families of people with special needs, people planning for the retirement years and people administering estates.