my 5yr son has downs & my 3yr son has spina biffida. I would like some more info on the new disability cards. Last time they would only give us one card because they are both in the same family, but we are a family of 8 and the cards only let 6 per par
- Asked by Tiffany from TX on 1/25/2014
Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel Tiffany ~ I have a son with several types of special needs and we've visited since the new Disability Service Access Card (DAS) has been in place. It is different than the Guest Assistance Card (GAC). A... read more
Hi Allison, I'm traveling in March with some friends, one of whom is on extra oxygen at all times due to a chronic lung condition. How do we go about getting him a Disability Assistance Pass for him? Does he need a dr's note or the like? thanks!
- Asked by Shannon from GA on 1/23/2014
Hi Shannon ~ You are a sweet friend for thinking ahead for your friend! To obtain a Disability Service Access Card (DAS), he'll need to go to Guest Relations at the first theme park you visit during your trip. They'll ask him some... read more
My sister has Multiple Sclerosis and we considering getting the DAS card since standing in line for more than 30 min is not possible. I understand it works similar to the Fast Pass. Would she have to then ride alone or can she bring someone(s) with her?
- Asked by Megan from MO on 1/22/2014
Hi Megan! The Disability Access Service Card (DASC) would be a great option for your sister. Your sister will be the holder of the card, and it will allow access for her, and members of her travel party to experience an attraction.... read more
Can someone explain the new GAC card.Our son cannot walk or stand for long periods of time.It sounds like they give you a time to return now.This will make it more difficult to limit walking.He fears a wheelchair due to the attn or looks he may receive.TY
- Asked by Diana from NJ on 1/22/2014
Hi Diane ~ I have a son with several types of special needs and we've visited since the new Disability Service Access Card (DAS) has been in place. It is different than the Guest Assistance Card. Go to Guest Relations at the first theme park... read more
We are blessed to be visiting WDW twice this year. My 9 yr dd has Mixed Connective Tissue Disease and Juvenile Arthritis. She tires easily and her joints swell and cause intense pain.. Should we get a disability card to make it easier on her? Thanks!
- Asked by lori from TN on 1/19/2014
Hi Lori ~
I had a Grandmother with rheumatoid arthritis and know how painful those types of diseases can be for a person. Disney is committed to assisting Guests with many different types of disabilities. If you feel that your daughter would... read more