We plan on taking our 5 year old daughter who has Autism to Disney this summer or this winter. Any suggestions on anything Disney may offer to make our visit as pleasant as possible?
- Asked by Kimberly from FL on 6/11/2011
Disney is a wonderful place to visit for children with special needs. If your daughter doesn't tolerate heat very well, you may want to wait until winter to visit.
If your daughter becomes easily upset, you should request... read more
I am believing that getting a GAC card is the way to go because my 11 year old autistic son has many issues I'm trying to plan around for a great vacation. However, there will be 7 of us total. Could we stay as a group?
- Asked by Kristi from MI on 6/8/2011
Guest Assistance Cards were created for children just like yours! Autistic children appear to be just like every one else and their special needs are not immediately visible to the casual... read more
Hi, I am trying to plan a trip to disneyworld with my 2 children they both have autism one has moderate/sever autism the other has aspergers they are 19 and the other 13. Can you give my any planning suggestions or suggestions for the actual trip? TY.
- Asked by Terri from PA on 6/24/2011
Hi Terri! The Walt Disney World Resort is a magical place for many people, including those with autism and Asperger's Syndrome (AS). You may obtain a Guest Assistance Card (GAC) from Guest Relations at any Disney theme park. They are for guests with... read more
I have a critically ill 2 year old and I want to take her to DW. Is there any way that she would not have to wait in line? We may or may not have a nurse with us. Also, are there any special days for children in this situation?
Thank you, Nancy
- Asked by Nancy on 4/1/2010
Disney is an excellent choice for your DD & very accommodating to guests w/ disabilities or illnesses. I have heard that on some rare occasions, they may hold a special after hours events for critically ill children but I... read more
Hi -What is the GAC pass?Fam of 5 visiting 9/16-21 & my mother who is coming with us has St. 4 Cancer,undergoing treatment however I wonder if this pass would help her/us.We really don't know what to expect & how she will handle walking, heat, etc.
- Asked by Melissa from NY on 5/30/2012
Thank you for your question.
The GAC is a Guest Assistance Card. It is for guests that may need some help during their visit.
The card will allow guests to wait in shaded areas or inside for a ride; special seating if there... read more