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Help publish this special needs travel guide for families with autism; because the magic is for everyone!
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    Every bit helps; you have my sincere thanks!

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    The PROJECT PAL:

    You will receive a digital copy of my "Top Ten Tips for Managing Sensory Issues at Walt Disney World."

    And, your name will be listed in the acknowledgements section of the book!

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    You will receive a BADGE to download and display on your website, blog or social media profile - "I supported WDW with Autism: A Special Needs Guide!"

    A digital copy of my "Top Ten Tips for Managing Sensory Issues at Walt Disney World."

    And, your name will be listed in the acknowledgements section of the book!

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    The SNEAK PEEK:

    Over the next few months you will periodically receive exclusive digital "sneak peeks" at select chapters of WALT DISNEY WORLD WITH AUTISM: A SPECIAL NEEDS GUIDE, prior to the book's public release.

    Plus, a digital copy of my "Top Ten Tips for Managing Sensory Issues at Walt Disney World."

    You will also receive a public thank you on an upcoming episode of my podcast, SPECIAL MOUSE.

    And, your name will be listed in the acknowledgements section of the book!

    Thank you!

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    The BOOK BLAST: Early Bird SPECIAL!

    The first twelve (12) people who choose this reward will receive a custom-designed BOOK MARK created by the talented artists at THE CENTER FOR INDEPENDENCE, a self-directed day program for adults on the autism spectrum. Now...

    Here's The Book! Your choice of either a Print or Kindle version of WALT DISNEY WORLD WITH AUTISM: A SPECIAL NEEDS GUIDE upon the book's release. Fulfillment by Amazon, shipping included in the U.S.

    You will also receive:

    Exclusive "sneak peeks" at book chapters

    + A digital copy of my "Top Ten Tips for Managing Sensory Issues at Walt Disney World."

    + A public thank you on an upcoming episode of the SPECIAL MOUSE podcast.

    + Any stretch goal rewards (additional goodies if we reach our funding goal ahead of schedule)

    And, your name will be listed in the acknowledgements section of the book.

    Thank you!

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    The BOOK BLAST:

    Here's The Book! Your choice of either a Print or Kindle version of WALT DISNEY WORLD WITH AUTISM: A SPECIAL NEEDS GUIDE upon the book's release. Fulfillment by Amazon, shipping included in the U.S.

    You will also receive:

    Exclusive "sneak peeks" at book chapters

    + A digital copy of my "Top Ten Tips for Managing Sensory Issues at Walt Disney World."

    + A public thank you on an upcoming episode of the SPECIAL MOUSE podcast.

    + Any stretch goal rewards (additional goodies if we reach our funding goal ahead of schedule)

    And, your name will be listed in the acknowledgements section of the book.

    Thank you!

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    The FRIENDSHIP CIRCLE:

    You will be actively supporting people with Autism and their families when you choose:

    1) A custom-designed BOOK MARK created by the talented artists at THE CENTER FOR INDEPENDENCE, a self-directed day program for adults on the autism spectrum.

    2) A BONUS book: 3,500: An Autistic Boy's Ten-Year Romance with Snow White, formatted for Kindle. This memoir was written by fellow AUTISM PARENT, Ron Miles.

    3) A set of 10 SAFETY ID STICKERS for Kids with custom printed inner contact information sticker. Created by a fellow AUTISM PARENT, these stickers hide your child's personal information while remaining highly visible.

    Plus rewards previously listed:

    YOUR CHOICE OF EITHER THE PRINT OR KINDLE VERSION OF THE BOOK UPON ITS RELEASE. (Shipping included in the U.S.)

    + A digital copy of my "Top Ten Tips for Managing Sensory Issues at Walt Disney World."

    + Exclusive "sneak peeks" at book chapters

    + A public thank you on the SPECIAL MOUSE podcast

    + Any stretch goal rewards (additional goodies if we reach our funding goal ahead of schedule)

    And, your name will be listed in the acknowledgements section of the book...

    Thank You!

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    The SELFIE: Early Bird SPECIAL!

    The 1ST FOUR (4) BACKERS to choose this reward will have THEIR CHILD'S ORIGINAL PENCIL DRAWING INCLUDED IN THE BOOK!

    You will be given a PUBLISHED ENTRY in the book, credited to you! Do you have a valuable tip or a helpful story about visiting Walt Disney World with Autism? Let me know and I'll work with you to add it to the book! (You may gift this to a friend if you'd like.)

    In addition, you will receive an invitation to appear as a guest co-host on an episode of the SPECIAL MOUSE podcast!

    Plus, rewards previously listed:

    YOUR CHOICE OF EITHER THE PRINT OR KINDLE VERSION OF THE BOOK UPON ITS RELEASE. (Shipping included in the U.S.)

    + Bonus book: 3,500: An Autistic Boy's Ten-Year Romance with Snow White, formatted for Kindle.

    + A set of 10 Safety ID Stickers for Kids

    + A custom Book Mark created by the artists at the Center for Independence

    + A digital copy of my "Top Ten Tips for Managing Sensory Issues at Walt Disney World."

    + Exclusive "sneak peeks" at book chapters

    + A public thank you on the SPECIAL MOUSE podcast

    + Any stretch goal rewards (additional goodies if we reach our funding goal ahead of schedule)

    And, your name will be listed in the acknowledgements section of the book!

    Thank you!

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    The SELFIE:

    You will be given a PUBLISHED ENTRY in the book, credited to you! Do you have a valuable tip or a helpful story about visiting Walt Disney World with Autism? Let me know and I'll work with you to add it to the book! (You may gift this to a friend if you'd like.)

    In addition, you will receive an invitation to appear as a guest co-host on an episode of the SPECIAL MOUSE podcast!

    Plus, rewards previously listed:

    YOUR CHOICE OF EITHER THE PRINT OR KINDLE VERSION OF THE BOOK UPON ITS RELEASE. (Shipping included in the U.S.)

    + Bonus book: 3,500: An Autistic Boy's Ten-Year Romance with Snow White, formatted for Kindle

    + A set of 10 Safety ID Stickers for Kids

    + A custom Book Mark created by artists at the Center for Independence

    + A digital copy of my "Top Ten Tips for Managing Sensory Issues at Walt Disney World"

    + Exclusive "sneak peeks" at book chapters

    + A public thank you on the SPECIAL MOUSE podcast

    + Any stretch goal rewards (additional goodies if we reach our funding goal ahead of schedule)

    And, your name will be listed in the acknowledgements section of the book!

    Thank you!

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    The PRINCESS and The SUPER HERO:

    You will receive a promotional voucher from MOM APPROVED COSTUMES that will allow you to choose either two (2) quality children's costumes or one (1) deluxe costume with accessories, depending upon your individual selections.

    These are lightweight, sensory-friendly and machine washable dress ups for boys and girls.

    You will also receive rewards previously listed:

    YOUR CHOICE OF EITHER THE PRINT OR KINDLE VERSION OF THE BOOK UPON ITS RELEASE. (Shipping included in the U.S.)

    + Bonus book: 3,500: An Autistic Boy's Ten-Year Romance with Snow White, formatted for Kindle

    + A set of 10 Safety ID Stickers for Kids

    + A custom Book Mark created by artists at the Center for Independence

    + A digital copy of my "Top Ten Tips for Managing Sensory Issues at Walt Disney World"

    + Selected "sneak peeks" at book chapters

    + A public thank you on the SPECIAL MOUSE podcast

    + Any stretch goal rewards (additional goodies if we reach our funding goal ahead of schedule)

    And, your name will be listed in the acknowledgements section of the book!

    Thank you!

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    The COACHING CONNECTION:

    You will receive a private, 60-minute 1:1 coaching session with me via Skype. I will personally answer your questions about vacationing at Walt Disney World with Autism, then send you an audio file recording of your session so you can review it at any time.

    You will be given access to a private discussion group created exclusively for the Walt Disney with Autism community on Facebook where you will have regular direct access to me and other Autism parents. This will be a safe place to connect and share questions and ideas.

    (You may gift these rewards to a friend if you'd like.)

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    Plus, rewards previously listed:

    YOUR CHOICE OF EITHER THE PRINT OR KINDLE VERSION OF THE BOOK UPON ITS RELEASE. (Shipping included in the U.S.)

    + Bonus book: 3,500: An Autistic Boy's Ten-Year Romance with Snow White, formatted for Kindle

    + A set of 10 Safety ID Stickers for Kids

    + A custom Book Mark created by artists at the Center for Independence

    + A digital copy of my "Top Ten Tips for Managing Sensory Issues at Walt Disney World"

    + Selected "sneak peeks" at book chapters

    + A public thank you on the SPECIAL MOUSE podcast

    + Any stretch goal rewards (additional goodies if we reach our funding goal ahead of schedule)

    And, your name will be listed in the acknowledgements section of the book!

    Thank you!

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    The SMALL BUSINESS BACKER:

    This reward is designed especially for small independent business, boutique and Etsy shop owners!

    I will give you six (6) weeks of on-air advertising for your DISNEY- TRAVEL- or AUTISM-related product or service (pending my approval) on my podcast, SPECIAL MOUSE: Unofficial Disney Parks & Travel for Your Special Needs.

    This audio show reaches a niche audience of Disney fans who travel with a variety of special needs, including autism.

    Nominated for Best Travel Podcast, 2014 People's Choice Awards.

    You will receive a 30-second audio advertisement that will play at the top of each weekly show for a total of six (6) episodes.

    A link to your business/shop/organization will be included in the show notes for each of the six episodes on the Special Mouse website, which receives over 6,000 unique visitors per month.

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    If you prefer, you may use this air time to promote the autism-related non-profit organization or fundraising event of your choice. (Pending approval.)

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    Plus, rewards previously listed:

    YOUR CHOICE OF EITHER THE PRINT OR KINDLE VERSION OF THE BOOK UPON ITS RELEASE. (Shipping included in the U.S.)

    + Bonus book: 3,500: An Autistic Boy's Ten-Year Romance with Snow White, formatted for Kindle.

    + A set of 10 Safety ID Stickers for Kids

    + A custom Book Mark created by artists at the Center for Independence

    + A digital copy of my "Top Ten Tips for Managing Sensory Issues at Walt Disney World."

    + Exclusive "sneak peeks" at book chapters

    + A public thank you on the SPECIAL MOUSE podcast

    + Any stretch goal rewards (additional goodies if we reach our funding goal ahead of schedule)

    And, your name will be listed in the acknowledgements section of the book...

    Thank you!

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    The WE MEAN BUSINESS BACKER:

    If you have a DISNEY- TRAVEL- or AUTISM-related product or service, I will promote it for a period of three (3) months (pending approval).

    I will do this using my platform at specialmouse.com, home to SPECIAL MOUSE: Unofficial Disney Parks & Travel for Your Special Needs, as well as my social media account on Twitter.

    The Special Mouse podcast is an audio show that reaches a niche audience of Disney fans who travel with a variety of special needs, including autism and has been nominated for Best Travel Podcast, 2014, in the NMX People's Choice Awards.

    ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION:

    > Your business will receive a 1-minute audio advertisement that will play in the middle of my weekly show for a total of three (3) months.

    > Unlike radio, podcast episodes are available to new listeners indefinitely, making your message truly "evergreen."

    > Your banner ad with clickable image will remain featured prominently in the sidebar of both my blog and podcast pages for three (3) months.

    > A link to your business/shop/organization will be included in the show notes for each of the episode on the Special Mouse website for a period of three (3) months.

    > I will re-tweet every one of your business' or organization's tweets to my followers for three (3) months.

    > If you do not have a Twitter account, I will tweet a link to your website to my followers every day for three months.

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    If you prefer, you may use this to promote the autism-related non-profit organization or fundraising event of your choice. (Pending approval.)

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    Plus, rewards previously listed:

    YOUR CHOICE OF EITHER THE PRINT OR KINDLE VERSION OF THE BOOK UPON ITS RELEASE. (Shipping included in the U.S.)

    + Bonus book: 3,500: An Autistic Boy's Ten-Year Romance with Snow White, formatted for Kindle.

    + A set of 10 Safety ID Stickers for Kids

    + A custom Book Mark created by artists at the Center for Independence

    + A digital copy of my "Top Ten Tips for Managing Sensory Issues at Walt Disney World."

    + Exclusive "sneak peeks" at book chapters

    + A public thank you on the SPECIAL MOUSE podcast

    + Any stretch goal rewards (additional goodies if we reach our funding goal ahead of schedule)

    And, your name will be listed in the acknowledgements section of the book...

    Thank you!

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    WINNING WEBINAR:

    I will custom create and host an online webinar for your group of ten (10) people on the topic of traveling with a child on the Autism Spectrum between January 1, 2016 and December 1, 2016.

    EVERY PERSON who attends your online event will receive a digital copy of Walt Disney World with Autism: A Special Needs Guide.

    You will be given access to a private discussion group created exclusively for the Walt Disney with Autism community on Facebook where you will have regular direct access to me and other Autism parents. This will be a safe place to connect and share questions and ideas.

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    YOU will personally receive the rewards previously listed:

    Bonus book: 3,500: An Autistic Boy's Ten-Year Romance with Snow White, formatted for Kindle.

    + A set of 10 Safety ID Stickers for Kids

    + A custom Book Mark created by artists at the Center for Independence

    + A digital copy of my "Top Ten Tips for Managing Sensory Issues at Walt Disney World."

    + Exclusive "sneak peeks" at book chapters

    + A public thank you on the SPECIAL MOUSE podcast

    + Any stretch goal rewards (additional goodies if we reach our funding goal ahead of schedule)

    And, your name will be listed in the acknowledgements section of the book...

    Thank you!

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    PREMIUM IN-PERSON PERK:

    I will travel to your location in NY,NJ, or Eastern PA between January 1, 2016 and December 1, 2016 and present a workshop for your parent group, travel agency or book club on the topic of traveling with a child on the Autism Spectrum.

    EVERY PERSON who attends your event will receive a copy of Walt Disney World with Autism: A Special Needs Guide, which I will autograph and deliver personally.

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    Not in my area? I would still love to meet your group! If your event requires additional travel on my part, we can discuss it.

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    YOU will personally receive the rewards previously listed:

    Bonus book: 3,500: An Autistic Boy's Ten-Year Romance with Snow White, formatted for Kindle.

    + A set of 10 Safety ID Stickers for Kids

    + A custom Book Mark created by artists at the Center for Independence

    + A digital copy of my "Top Ten Tips for Managing Sensory Issues at Walt Disney World."

    + Exclusive "sneak peeks" at book chapters

    + A public thank you on the SPECIAL MOUSE podcast

    + Any stretch goal rewards (additional goodies if we reach our funding goal ahead of schedule)

    And, your name will be listed in the acknowledgements section of the book...

    Thank you!

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