• On Sep 6, 2016
    Liana from TX 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.

    My nine year old son has autism and is extremely picky when it comes to food. He basically just wants chicken tenders and fruits. Any suggestions on what restaurants have chicken baskets?

    Greetings, Liana, welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel!

    I completely understand your situation, as my Autistic son loves his chicken tenders too. Rest assured, Liana, chicken nuggets, tenders, and strips are offered at many Quick-Service and Table-Service restaurants at Walt Disney World Resort. I will suggest some of our favorite Quick-Service locations with comfortable seating and restrooms nearby, from each Theme Park if I may.

    Magic Kingdom Park- Columbia Harbour House, Cosmic Ray's Starlight Café and Golden Oak Outpost.
    Epcot- Electric Umbrella, Liberty Inn, and Tangierine Cafe.
    Disney's Hollywood Studios- ABC Commissary, Backlot Express, and Rosie's All-American Café.
    Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park- Restaurantosaurus.

    Liana, may I offer Disney's Autism and Cognitive Disabilities Services online guide in preparation for your visit to optimize your son's experiences and make him more comfortable? Of great assistance to me are Disability Access Service (DAS) and Resource for Guests with Cognitive Disabilities offering helpful tips and advice from the perspective of families like ours.

    Best Disney Wishes and Dishes!

    Jacqueline
     
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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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