Flying almost always comes with some anxiety, but for parents travelling with kids with special needs such as autism, the mere thought of navigating the sensory hurricane that is a busy airport can be terrifying.
"You know those ABC after-school specials where the parents get divorced, and they tell the kids, 'It's not your fault'?" asks Catherine, a mum of three in Florida. "They lied. If we get divorced, it is totally their fault."