Family with disabled dad speaking with cast member
  • On Oct 16, 2017
    Tracy from NY Asked

    My family plans on visiting in Aptil of 2018. we have an autistic son who will be celebrating for his birthday is Disneyworld.Is there some kind of fast pass offered to kids that don't have the ability to wait in line

    Hi Tracy ~

    The Walt Disney World Resort is committed to assisting Guests with all of types of special needs including those with autism. They put together A Resource for Guests with Cognitive Disabilities including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) that is available online by clicking on the link I've provided you. That will give you some great information to assist you before and during your trip.

    You can request Disability Access Service (DAS) by stopping by Guest Relations at the first theme park you visit. Cast Members will ask you some questions so they can best accommodate your son's specific needs. You will not be required to provide any type of supporting documentation.

    DAS will be linked to your son's MagicBand. They will need to link everyone's MagicBand in your party as well so that you can all enter an attraction with him. Once you obtain DAS, you can go to an attraction and see a Cast Member at the entrance to get a return time to come back and enter the Disney FastPass+ queue. Your son's DAS return time will show up in your My Disney Experience so be sure to download the My Disney Experience mobile app prior to your trip. You can only obtain a DAS return time for one attraction at a time but you can get another DAS return time as soon as your son has enjoyed the attraction. DAS can be used in addition to your son's Disney FastPass+ selections.

    Wishing you minnie magical memories :-) Allison V.
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Meet the Panelist: Allison, Georgia

I'm a Disney-fanatic! I made my first trip to Disney World the year it opened and have grown up crazy for all things Disney. As the Mom of a son with Cerebral Palsy, I love providing recommendations for families traveling with a special needs member. Learn More About Allison

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