EPCOT; Mother and Son; Spaceship Earth
  • On Jul 22, 2011
    Donna gayle from LA 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 am a parent of an 11 year old special needs girl who tires easily and has some cognitive delay. I have not been to WDW since 1979. What would be some things to plan and reserve and organize before we get there? I want this to be oh so magical for her.

    Hi Donna,

    A number of fun and exciting changes/additions have been added since 1979.

    I would recommend that any dining or character dining you make reservations. Character dining is always fun and my kids love it.  It is a great option for you because the characters come to your table, it will save you time/effort waiting in line for your favourite characters.  HERE is the link. You can also look if there are any dinner shows that would be of interest.  You can always call 407 WDW DINE

    Your daughter might like the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique if she is interested in the Princesses.

    Once you arrive, pick up a Times Guide so you can see show, parade and fireworks schedule.

    I am not sure when you will be vacationing, but you can always check the online calendar for the parks.  It will show what is scheduled for that day.

    The entire experience will be magical for both of you.

    If your daughter gets tired you can always rent a wheel chair.

    Thank you for your question and have a magical vacation!

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Meet the Panelist: Carrie, Ontario

I am from Georgetown, ON Canada. I own/operate a health and fitness company, and have 3 children. I love being able to help people plan their vacations and share my experiences with them ... including how to stay fit and healthy while on vacation! Learn More About Carrie

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