Dawn Barclay-Author

Dawn M. Barclay has spent a career working in various aspects of journalism, starting with corporate communications work (brochures, profiles, newsletters, press releases, web content) and then branching out into magazine writing and editing. She has held senior or contributing editor positions at Travel Agent Magazine, Travel Life, Travel Market Report, and most recently, Insider Travel Report. She was the recipient of a First Prize Award from the Society of Professional Journalists for a story on travel law, and in August 2022, Rowman & Littlefield will release her non-fiction book, Traveling Different: Vacation Strategies for Parents of the Anxious, the Inflexible, and the Neurodiverse. Essentially the ASD travel bible, the book incorporates over one hundred interviews with parents, Certified Autism Travel Professionals, mental health professionals and special needs advocates.