my 6 year old has Juv Rheumotoid arthritis and her pain is unbearable if standing for long periods of time, how will the new guest assistance program accomodate my daughter?
- Asked by george from FL on 10/14/2013
Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel George!
Bless her little heart! If your daughter is unable to wait in a regular queue due to not being able to stand for long periods of time, you should go to Guest Relations to obtain a Disability Access... read more
I'm a previous WDW visitor, but this year I have a special challenge- I'm now legally blind. I'm not willing to give up a planned visit in February with my 9 year old daughter. Which mod. Or value resort would be easiest to negotiate? Thanks
- Asked by Kimberly from NH on 10/23/2013
Hello there, Kimberly...from a fellow Kimberly!
My maternal grandmother eventually lost her sight due to complications from glaucoma and was
deemed legally blind, so I understand the challenges you are now facing. I'm so happy to hear that... read more
I have just been reading about the change from Guest Assistance Cards to Disability Assistance System that will be going into effect on October 9, 2013 at the U.S. parks. Do you have any information about the new system?
- Asked by Tracy from DE on 9/18/2013
Yes, after careful consideration, both Walt Disney World and Disneyland will be replacing the Guest Assistance Card with the new Disability Access Service Card on October 9th. Assistance Cards will continue to be in... read more
I know that Disney has gotten away from the Guest Assist Pass. What are they doing now? We are thinking of going back to the park with my father who cannot stand in long lines.
- Asked by Lori from MO on 1/15/2014
Hi Lori ~
I have a son with disabilities and know Disney is still committed to assisting Guests with many different types of disabilities. Things are a little different now but I would encourage you to go with your Father and share in the... read more
Our family is starting to plan a trip to Disney World for early 2014. Our 7 year old son has autism, so finding the appropriate resort hotel is an important part of planning. What are your recommendations on where to stay?
- Asked by Jona on 7/20/2013
Hi Jona! It is great you are starting your planning early and considering your resort choice now to help alleviate possible problems once you arrive.
All of the Disney resorts are special in their own way but you might want to consider those that... read more