Grandson has recently been diagnosed with Celiac Disease and we have heard Disney is wonderful about gluten-free dining. We're staying at the Boardwalk in March. Any advice on Disney restaurants which have gluten-free menus or any to make sure we avoid?
- Asked by Sherril from IL on 2/27/2008
Hi there Sherril! I have severe food allergies as well. Walt Disney World is one of the few places that I don't worry. My allergies are deadly and as you can imagine, I have to be VERY careful. The Disney Dining folks are incredibly... read more
My son is autistic and we plan on getting the Guest Assistance Pass. We are interested in going to Fantasmic. Can that pass be used for Fantasmic? I heard you need to get there 60-90 minutes in advance and I don't think he will last that long.
- Asked by Theresa from NJ on 2/17/2008
Hi Theresa,I hope your pirate has a wonderful time in Walt Disney World. My own princess has Aspergers and she thinks it's the best place on Earth for a vacation-these are her own words!We have not gotten a Guest Assistance Pass for her... read more
What types of services are there for children with special needs? I have a son with aspergers syndrome and heard one of the Moms on the panel mention it. Are there helps available to ease the problems associated with this? It would help us plan our trip.
- Asked by Linda from WI on 2/7/2008
Yes, there are two of us on the panel that have experience traveling with a child with Asperger's. Crowds, chaos and loud noises would cause emotional and physical meltdown. We asked our Pediatrician to write a letter stating her specific... read more
Help! My 21 month old daughter just got a cast on and we are leaving for Disney in six days. Will she be able to ride all the rides that she normally would? My friend is insisting that her son wa not allowed when he went with a cast. Please advise me!
- Asked by Jeri from NC on 2/17/2008
When my daughter was five, we traveled to WDW when she had a cast on her arm. We were not impacted in any way. She was able to ride every ride she wanted to. Also, we asked our orthopedist to give her a waterproof cast and she was able to go in the... read more
I will be traveling to Disney World with a friend who is heavy. Are there any weight restrictions on any of the rides or on the electric mobility carts or wheelchairs?
- Asked by janine from TX on 2/16/2008
Janine,We recently traveled with a family member who is quite large and I had these same concerns. I will say that the Passporter Open Mouse book was very helpful, so you might want to check that out. Additionally the www.allearsnet.com... read more