Mom And Kids Animal Kingdom
  • On Apr 22, 2014
    Onorato from RI 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.

    Hello, My father has a problem standing for long times he has knee problems. Also my father had open heart surgery and just recent he had steins put in. I was wondering if my father can get a (das card) should my father make a copy of disability tag.

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel Onorato ~

    ​If your Father is unable to wait in a regular queue, he can request a Disability Access Service Card (DAS) by going to Guest Relations at any of the theme parks. He will not need to bring a copy of his disability tag or any other type of medical documentation. Cast Member (CM)s will ask him some questions so they can best accommodate his specific needs. They'll take his photo for the DAS, go over the terms and conditions and have him sign the card.

    Here are some additional details explaining how the DAS works. I've also included a list of Frequently Asked Questions about the DAS.

    It may also help your Father if you rent a wheelchair for him. While he may feel fine first thing in the morning, the parks are huge and it may give him some relief and stamina to help him make it through the day more comfortably. Here is some additional information on wheelchair rentals in the parks. In case you decide to rent a wheelchair, here is some information regarding attractions for Guests with Mobility Disabilities including those that allow Guests to remain in their wheelchairs or ECVs, those that require Guests in ECVs to transfer to wheelchairs to board and those that require Guests to be mobile to enjoy.

    Please feel free to visit us with all of your planning questions. We are hEAR for you!

    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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