Traveling Abroad and the Child With Special Needs: Do The Right Thing

Read more: https://www.yahoo.com/travel/unitedwithivy-mom-was-so-wrong-107267702627.html

By Hallie Levine

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Levine and her adorable daughter, Jo Jo, who’s 6. (Hallie Levine)

As a mom of three kids, two of whom have special needs (one has Down Syndrome and one is legally blind), I’m well aware that vacation traveling with small children — especially those with disabilities — is no walk in the park. But the attention mongering schemes of Elit Kirschenbaum, who took to Twitter last week lambasting a United Airways flight attendant for refusing to allow her to hold her disabled three year old daughter on her lap during take off, make me want to puke.

“She told us that we had to make her sit. And I said to her, ‘I would give my left arm to make her sit, of course I want to have her sit but she just can’t do it,” Kirschenbaum recently told CBS news.

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