Mom And Daughter Resort Room
  • On Apr 18, 2015
    Kevin from IL Asked

    Do you have special programs for autistic children and Walt Disney World?

    Hello Kevin!

    Thanks so much for visiting the Disney Parks Moms Panel! I sure hope you are having a magical week! My youngest son is autistic and I can tell you he has the most incredible time at Walt Disney World.

    Walt Disney World has made visiting the parks with my son incredible, even with his cognitive disabilities. They have a service called the Disability Access Service Card. Upon arrival to the parks, simply visit Guest Relations and explain to them that you need a Disability Access Service Card. They will then try to best determine which services they can offer that will help improve your experience.

    The virtual wait times offered have proved to be the most valuable for my son as we can get a return time for an attraction and then walk around and visit areas with little to no wait times. We simply return to the original attraction at the time stated on the card and enter through the wheelchair access queue. This card can be used throughout your visit, so you only have to get it on your first day. The Disability Access Service Card will also work in addition to the Fastpass+ service, meaning you can utilize both.

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

    See you real soon!
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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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