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  • On Aug 15, 2014
    Patti from NE Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    I have a mildly delayed daughter, she also has epilepsy and ADD. How does the new system at the parks work now? She doesn't need to go to the front of the line, nor does she need assistance, but waiting in line for very long will not be an option. Thanks

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel Patti ~

    The Guest Assistance Card (GAC) has now been replaced by the Disability Access Service Card (DAS). You can request a DAS for your daughter by going to Guest Relations at any of the theme parks. A Cast Member will ask you some questions so they can best accommodate her specific needs. You will not be required to present any type of medical documentation to obtain a DAS. The Cast Members at Guest Services will take a photo of your daughter for the DAS, go over the terms and conditions, and have you sign the card.

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

    You can only obtain a DAS return time for one attraction at a time but can request another DAS return time as soon as your daughter has finished one. Disney FastPass+ service (FP+) can be used in addition to the DAS. If you are eligible to make FP+ selections prior to your trip, I would encourage you to do so.

    If your daughter has any sensitivity to lighting effects because of her epilepsy, be sure you read the Physical Considerations including Warnings given at attractions and shows..

    I am limited in space but please feel free to visit again with any additional questions. I am honored to assist 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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