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As a mother of a teenage son with autism, Becky Large is all too familiar with the confused—and sometimes disapproving—stares of others in public. She understands that people often don’t know what to make of a child moaning, waving their hands, or rocking back and forth, all of which can be typical of people with autism. She also knows why many families dealing with autism opt not to travel at all.
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, has a busy boardwalk and all kinds of attractions, from mini-golf courses and water parks to a zip line and a Ferris wheel. So it might not be an obvious destination for families with kids on the autism spectrum who may be easily overwhelmed by noise and commotion. But an organization called Champion Autism Network is working with hotels, restaurants and other venues to make the area autism-friendly.
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While being trapped in a cartoon as an IRL person sounds like an absolutely horrifying experience, bringing the cartoon world to our reality is pretty consistently delightful. And while it's super-exciting that Disney is opening a real-life Pizza Planet from Toy Story, it might be even better that The Simpsons has made its way to 3-D reality. Well, at least a real-life Kwik-E-Mart just opened in South Carolina: The famed convenience store has set up shop at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach