My child has Down syndrome and standing in lines on hot days would be a challenge for him. Is it appropriate to request a disability pass and would the pass be used in the wheel chair entrance at attractions?
- Asked by Jennifer from SC on 11/23/2010
Thanks for writing. If your child's disability prevents him/her from waiting in long lines, you can absolutely request a Guest Assistance Card at a Guest Relations location in whichever park you visit first. At the... 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
I read many of the Q&A on here & there are conflicting answers about the GAC. We don't have time to get a Dr's note, but I was wondering if they will honor one GAC for my brother for the whole trip. Also, can we get it at a resort or must it be at
- Asked by Kaylie from TX on 7/24/2011
Hi Kaylie! Guest Assistance Cards (GAC) are for guests with a wide variety of special needs, including "invisible conditions." You won't be asked to provide proof of diagnosis, but it's always wise to bring medical documentation to have handy in... read more