• On Jul 20, 2016
    Susan from TN Asked

    My husband is having problems with walking. He is having hip surgery when we get back from wdw. If he gets bad enough and needs a wheelchair do we need to get a doctors note to be able to go into the handicapped lines?

    Hello Susan!

    Thanks so much for stopping by the Disney Parks Moms Panel. I hope you are having a magical week.

    Walt Disney World has wheelchair rentals but they are on a first come, first served basis. I would stop by Guest Services in any of the parks to talk to a Cast Member about the Disability Access Service as well. You will not need a doctors note, but a Cast Member will ask a series of questions to determine your needs. On most attractions, there is a wheelchair accessible queue that is either within the regular line or you enter through the Fastpass line or exit of the attraction. A Cast Member at the ride can assist you from there.

    I hope this helps and let me know if you have any other questions as you plan your visit!

    See you real soon!
    -Emily
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Meet the Panelist: Emily, Colorado

I’m a wife and mom to three boys, ages 15, 10 and 6. My youngest is autistic so I love helping other special needs families plan Disney vacations and show them that they, too, can have a magical time together. In addition to being a total Disney fanatic, I am also a blogger who enjoys fashion, shopping and knitting. Learn More About Emily

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