Sensitive Sam and an Interview with Marla Roth-Fisch

Travel with autism, and arranging travel as a parent of a child with a disability, often gets overlooked as we discuss travel by PwD. Below is a snippet from an interview by Marla Roth-Fisch that further opens a perspective on travel with a disability:

We have all experienced our senses being on overload at one time or another. Although I love Bon Jovi, I wish I had brought ear plugs to his last concert. If I forget my sunglasses, I feel like I am a walking vampire being exposed to

daylight for the first time. I grew up on fairly simple foods, so I can't handle anything remotely spicy. But when is this typical behavior and when does it cross over to a disorder? When should you seek help for your child?

Marla Roth-Fisch is the author and illustrator of Sensitive Sam, a book written for kids to explain Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD). The book is written in an easy-to-read rhyme format and walks us through Sam's daily sensory slip-ups.


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