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
We will be traveling to disney and are planning our visit strategy. We are looking for the new designated quiet zones map to include stops along the park for our children who are both autistic and one is extremely sensitive to loud noises .
- Asked by Greysi from FL on 11/2/2013
Hi Greysi! A little advance planning helps everyone enjoy their Walt Disney World vacations more, so you're smart to be thinking about these issues in advance. Parents of children with autism or sensitivities to loud noises will find lots of... read more
Yikes! We leave for Disney in 3 days and my 9 year old has done something to her foot, she can't walk on it and we're going for X-rays in the morning. I'm a planner, what do we do now?! How do we get around? Airport, resort, park...my head is spinning.
- Asked by Christy from NJ on 11/3/2013
Hi Christy ~
Bless your little girl's heart. First - take a deep breath - its going to be okay. This exact thing just happened to my neighbor's son this week. They had been planning for months and the day they were leaving, he sprained his foot... read more
Does anyone with a child with a disability have any experience with the new GAC? My son is a heart patient and just had open heart surgery last winter. I know the policy changed due to abuse, we have paperwork (and his scars!) to prove disability.
- Asked by Laura on 11/3/2013
As a Mom of a child with disabilities, I understand your concerns. The Disability Access Service (DAS) Card was developed to cut down on the abuse of the GAC and make the Disney experience fair to all Guests.
If your son has... read more