Wyndham Garden Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port

Wyndham Garden Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port 129 North Federal Highway, Dania Beach,  FL  33304 Direct to Hotel Number & to Book:  954.212.9100 Arrival Information Check-In:  3:00 PM Check-Out:  11:00 AM Early check-in based upon availability Lowered Guest Registration *Staff trained to service guest with disabilities Guest Room Accessibility 2 Wheelchair Accessible Rooms with  32" doorways - 1 King & 1 Queen/Queen Additional: 10 Hearing Accessible Rooms - 5 King & 5 Queen/Queen 8 Accessible Rooms Tubs and Grab…

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Wyndham Garden Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port

Wyndham Garden Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port 129 North Federal Highway, Dania Beach,  FL  33304 Direct to Hotel Number & to Book:  954.212.9100 Arrival Information Check-In:  3:00 PM Check-Out:  11:00 AM Early check-in based upon availability Lowered Guest Registration *Staff trained to service guest with disabilities Guest Room Accessibility 2 Wheelchair Accessible Rooms with  32" doorways - 1 King & 1 Queen/Queen Additional: 10 Hearing Accessible Rooms - 5 King & 5 Queen/Queen 8 Accessible Rooms Tubs and Grab…

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Springtime in Accessible D.C. – SNG Services the Nation’s Capital

Springtime in Accessible D.C. – SNG Services the Nation’s Capital Springtime is the perfect time to visit Washington, D.C.  The Nation’s capital is a wonderful vacation destination rich in American history and unique during the Spring season for its renown National Cherry Blossom Festival. The Cherry Blossom Festival runs typically between March 15th and April 18th with peak dates being predicted between March 22 through March 25th this year.  The most popular places to view the cherry blossom trees are…

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RCCL’s Wonder of the Seas® Arrives in Port Everglades

RCCL’s Wonder of the Seas® Arrives in Port Everglades Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines®, Wonder of the Seas®, the world’s largest cruise ship was escorted by fireboats into Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale on February 20th. The Wonder of the Seas is the fifth in RCCL’s Oasis Class joining the Symphony of the Seas®, Harmony of the Seas®, Allure of the Seas®, and class-named Oasis of the Seas®.  The 236.857-gross-ton vessel is 8,700 gross-tons more than her sister-ship, the Symphony. Wonder…

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Cambria Fort Lauderdale Airport South and Cruise Port

Cambria Fort Lauderdale Airport and Cruise Port 141 SW 19th Ct, Dania Beach, FL 33004 Reservation Number:  954.889.2620 Arrival Information Check-in and Check-out Check-in: 3:00 PM Check-out: 11:00 AM Early/Priority Check-in:  Subject to Availability Accessible registration desk Guest Room Accessibility 6 Accessible Rooms with 36" wide doorways King Queen Queen / Queen  Accessible route from public entrance to accessible guest rooms Bathroom: Roll-in shower Bathroom grab bars Bathtub grab bars Lowered sink and vanity Fold-down shower bench/seat Hand-held shower head…

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Sugar Free Old Fashion with MiraBurst

SNG's Sugar Free Old Fashion with MiraBurst Ingredients needed to make SNG's Sugar Free Old Fashion with MiraBurst 1 MiraBurst tablet 2 oz. bourbon 2 dash - bitters 1 tbsp. soda water 1 orange peel (2 inches) Handful of ice 1 rocks glass Recipe for making SNG's Sugar Free Old Fashion with MiraBurst Fill a rocks glass half way with ice cubes.  Add the bourbon, bitters, and soda water.  Stir using a spoon. Twist the orange peel over the glass…

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Anchorage, Alaska – Accessible Activities

Anchorage, Alaska – Accessible Activities The first place you might want to visit upon arriving in Anchorage is the Alaska Public Lands Information Center.  Here you will find what you need to know about public parks and other sites worth visiting as well as be able to learn a little about Alaska’s history.  There are events happening throughout the year and ranger services available. If you’ve come at a time that is not the best for seeing the Northern Lights,…

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Fairbanks, Alaska – Wheelchair-Friendly Activities

Fairbanks, Alaska – Wheelchair-Friendly Activities Due to its inland location, getting to Fairbanks is part of the fun of visiting.  The Alaska Railroad provides a jaw-dropping tour through the Alaska wilderness of Denali National Park on its way from Anchorage to Fairbanks.  You can also drive along the scenic route if you prefer.  If you are looking to get to Fairbanks as quickly as possible, you can fly into Fairbanks International Airport. Once you arrive, there are many things that…

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Four Points by Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Airport / Cruise Port 

Four Points by Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Airport/Cruise Port 1800 South Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, FL  33316 Reservation Number:  954.767.8700   Arrival Information Check-in and Check-out Check-in: 3:00 PM Check-out: 11:00 AM Accessible registration desk Guest Room Accessibility 2 Accessible Rooms with 36" wide doorways  Accessible route from public entrance to accessible guest rooms Bathroom: Roll-in shower Bathroom grab bars Bathtub grab bars Lowered sink and vanity Fold-down shower seat Adjustable, hand-held shower wand Toilet seat at wheelchair height Room: King…

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Ketchikan Accessibility-Friendly Activities and Attractions

Ketchikan Accessibility-Friendly Activities and Attractions Ketchikan, Alaska, provides many opportunities for fun – even from the seat of a wheelchair or mobility scooter! One of the most popular activities is the excitement of the Great Alaskan Lumberjack Show.  Marvel at the various feats of strength and agility such as log rolling, log cutting, climbing and lots more, all while taking in historical data about the lumberjack lifestyle of old.  There is a full concession stand and the venue is completely…

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Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska, Accessible Features

Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska, Accessible Features With most visitors to Glacier Bay National Park arriving via cruise ship, the most likely the best thing to do is with their shore excursion department to see what they provide in terms of activities while in the park.  However, it bears noting the accessible features of the park for those that might want to explore on their own. The park accommodates not only the mobility challenged, but also other special needs.  There…

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Skagway – Accessible Activities

Skagway – Accessible Activities Some cruise ships sailing out of Seattle this year are stopping in Skagway, Alaska.  If you are lucky enough to be able to take such a cruise, you might be wondering what activities and attractions located in Skagway would be accessible to someone who uses a wheelchair or mobility scooter.  There are several things that one can do while using such equipment. The Historic District is a must see!  All the downtown streets and sidewalks are…

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Juneau – Accessible Activities

Juneau – Accessible Activities For most cruise line passengers traveling to Alaska, one of the cruise ports visited is that of Juneau, which boasts many different activities and attractions that can be enjoyed easily by those that might be using a wheelchair or scooter, as well as their traveling companions.  These activities appeal to all levels of interests from visiting museums to flightseeing, boat tours to history buffs. Depending upon your cruise line, you should be able to take your…

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Accessible Seattle (for Mobility-Challenged Travelers)

Accessible Seattle (for Mobility-Challenged Travelers) For those traveling to Seattle, Washington, while using a wheelchair or scooter there are many things to do and see! Probably the most iconic site to visit in Seattle is the Space Needle.  This tower has appeared in so many TV shows, movies, and other media that it’s almost a must-do while there.  The tower has ramps that provide access to the elevators that will whisk you up to the main observation deck.  There is…

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Daily Health Items Blog

Daily Health Items Blog Special Needs Group offers a range of products to monitor your daily health, especially with coronavirus concerns.  Among them we have stethoscopes to monitor heart rate and breathing and thermometers (both traditional and touchless).  For people with respiratory issues a nebulizer can assist in easier breathing, causing less stress.  Pulse oximeters are also available.  These small devices estimate the oxygen saturation in the blood, which is crucial to monitor in people who are experiencing COVID-19 issues…

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Is Your Child at Risk for Carpal Tunnel?

Is Your Child at Risk for Carpal Tunnel? Online gaming has long been a favorite activity of kids and teens, but with the onset of the pandemic and home schooling, this trend has only become more popular.  Add in the constant texting and other phone activities that many young people engage in and today’s kids are in serious risk of developing carpal tunnel syndrome. You can help prevent this debilitating condition by providing Vitabrace bands to your children.  They can…

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Seattle, Washington

Seattle, Washington Special Needs Group is pleased to once again provide service for hotel pick-up and delivery at the start and/or close of your vacation for mobility equipment, For more information, please call 1-800-513-4515. Situated about 20 minutes from SeaTac Airport and about 13 minutes from the Port of Seattle, you’ll find downtown Seattle.  The city is home to numerous attractions and there truly is something for everyone.  You can find interesting history, great cuisine, amazing museums, national sport teams, eclectic…

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