Family With Medals
  • On Jul 30, 2014
    Louise from Notts 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 have Multiple Sclerosis (M.S.) & suffer with fatigue and struggle to wait too long between bathroom breaks because of this. Although I feel I will be absolutely fine at my hotel I am worried about what services are available in-park for someone like

    Hi Louise ~

    Disney tries to assist Guests with a variety of special needs. ​The Disability Access Service Card (DAS) will assist you in the theme parks. It is designed to assist Guests who are unable to wait in a standard queue for a variety of medical reasons. You can request a DAS by going to Guest Relations at any of the theme parks. 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 .

    It may help you to rent a wheelchair or an ECV to use in the parks. While you may feel fine first thing in the morning, the parks are huge and it may give you some relief and stamina to help you 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.​

    I am limited in space but please feel free to visit again. I am 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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