Mom and daughter on Expedition Everest
  • On Jan 14, 2011
    Sharon from tayside 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.

    hi im going to florida in september this year my son has adhd,odd and autisum can we get a card that will help us at the parks as he cant stand or queue for long i will be with my mum and niece my son is 6 years old i relly dont want him to miss out

    Hi Sharon! I'll be happy to assist you with this question. Walt Disney World is a magical place for many people, including children with "invisible conditions" and their families. You may obtain a Guest Assistance Card (GAC) from Guest Relations at any Disney theme park. A GAC is for guests with a wide variety of special needs, including "invisible conditions" such as autism, ADHD, and ODD. Each GAC will accommodate the bearer, and up to five other members of the travel party, by allowing access to alternate attraction entrances where available. Once you arrive at Guest Relations please explain that you are traveling with a nonapparent special needs child. Be ready to describe your child's specific challenges. The Guest Relations Cast Member will add a stamp to the GAC alerting attraction Cast Members as to the type of special assistance and accommodations your child may require. Please be advised that in order to use the GAC, your child must be present when entering each attraction.You won't be asked to provide proof of diagnosis, so you won't need a doctor's letter in order to request a GAC. However, it is always wise to bring medical documentation to have handy in case of any unforseen emergencies.To learn more about the type of assistance guests with special considerations can experience at Walt Disney World, please refer to this link. Let me know if I can be of any further assistance. I'll be glad to answer any questions you have regarding matter. This is the year of making memories at Walt Disney World. May your family enjoy making many lasting memories together!
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