Mother, Son, Giraffe, Kilimanjaro Safaris, Animal Kingdom, Savannah
  • On Jan 16, 2016
    Jennie from IL Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    I am bringing my handicapped adult son during the first 2 weeks of March 2016. May I bring in bottled water, he has kidney condition. Also he is afraid of heights, extremely afraid of heights. What rides would work for him?

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel, Jennie, we would be pleased to assist you with your son’s needs.

    Jennie, rest assured, you are able to bring bottled water into all Disney Theme Parks, keeping in mind that certain backpacks, suitcases, and coolers are not permitted. If you have stored medications in coolers, you are welcome to keep them in a locker or at Guest Relations.

    Some suggested Walt Disney World Resort Attractions and Rides keeping heights in consideration, are:
    Magic Kingdom- The Hall of Presidents, "it's a small world", Jungle Cruise, The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, Mickey's PhilharMagic, Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor, Under the Sea~Journey of the Little Mermaid.
    Epcot-The American Adventure, Ellen's Energy Adventure, Living with the Land, O Canada!, The Seas with Nemo and Friends, Spaceship Earth.
    Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park- It's Tough to be a Bug!, Kilimanjaro Safaris, Wildlife Express Train.
    Disney's Hollywood Studios- The Great Movie Ride, Muppet*Vision 3D, Toy Story Midway Mania!

    Tips: download and print Guides for Guests with Disabilities found in Services for Guests with Disabilities, or pick up guides at Guest Relations at all Theme Parks. For Guests requiring wheelchairs, they are available for rental throughout Walt Disney World Resort.

    Jennie, I hope you find this information helpful for your son. We love how Cast Members are always available, friendly and helpful, anticipating our son's special needs.

    Wishing you a wonderful and magical vacation!


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Meet the Panelist: Jacqueline, Ontario

Hello, from Ontario, Canada! I am a former band and visual arts teacher who is retired and home full-time always planning my next Disney Destination vacation. I would be honored to help you plan your Walt Disney World Resort vacation, with a few personal first-hand tips for sailing with Disney, walking in Walt's footsteps at Disneyland Resort and travelling with a special needs family member. Learn More About Jacqueline

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