I have son with CP. He can walk, but standing for long periods will be hard. We used to be able to get a pass to skip the lines. Heard they did away with this accommodation. Do you know if they offer anything to truly disabled persons?
- Asked by James from MD on 11/12/2013
Hi James ~
I have a son with Cerebral Palsy and we've always found Disney to be a great place for special needs Guests. Over the years, we have grown accustomed to using the Guest Assistance Card (GAC) and were comfortable going to the parks... read more
My mother recently has been suffering back pain. We have been to Disney many times but never with physical limitations. It is not bad enough that we feel justified in getting a scooter but do you have any other suggestions on how to handle this?
- Asked by Krystal from KY on 11/4/2013
Hi Krystal ~
Disney is a great place for Guests with different types of physical limitations. It may help your Mother if you rent a wheelchair for her. While she may feel fine first thing in the morning, the parks are huge and it may give her the... read more
I am a mother of a special needs child. I have read about the new policy that Disney has installed. I can not say that she will have issues or not but my question is do you think II should get the card as a just incase thing.
- Asked by Jennifer from PA on 11/9/2013
Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel Jennifer ~
As the Mom of a special needs child, I've learned that every Mom knows their child better than anyone. However, that doesn't mean that you can predict how your child is going to react in... read more
I am planning a trip to either Disney World or Disneyland, my young son has autism. He can wait in lines, but I fear he won't want to ride anything and my daughter and I will want to. Is the rider swap available on all the rides for families with autism?
- Asked by Erica from IN on 11/3/2013
I'm so excited to hear that you're planning a Disney Parks vacation!
I can totally understand your concern of not wanting to miss riding Attractions with your daughter. The folks at Disney have made things easy for families with... read more
I have a special needs daughter who is currently 1 year old. i plan to take her when she's 2. My problem is her disability delays her milestones. Currently she is not sitting unassisted and I'm not sure if she will be when she's 2. Is it worth bringing her
- Asked by Brittney from LA on 11/7/2013
Hi Brittney ~
I have a son with Cerebral Palsy with both physical and cognitive disabilities. He was and still is very delayed in meeting his developmental milestones. I've been taking him to Disney since he was born over 11 years ago. He may not... read more