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  • On Nov 16, 2012
    Elisa from FL 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 plan on booking a stay at the Grand Floridian but my family and I were wondering about the difference between rooms: Florida special accessible and the wheelchair access?

    Hi, Elisa!  The Florida special accessible rooms basically are constructed to be wide enough to accommodate a wheelchair or an electronic convenience vehicle, but they do not have some of the other accommodations that people with some disabilities may require.  

    In a regular accessible room, you can find a roll in shower, lower beds so that they are easier to transfer into, and a lower height toilet seat.  You can ask for a raised seat if you require one.  There are also bars for easier access in the bathroom.

    I hope this helps clear up some of the confusion!
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Meet the Panelist: Anna, New Jersey

My name is Anna and I am a retired teacher with a J.D., a proud Navy wife with 30+ years of experience, mom to three daughters and a son-in-law, and grandmom to three tiny Disney fans. I have planned vacations for all sorts of special occasions and celebrations, but I really enjoy DVC vacations, helping military families, and assisting those with special dietary needs.    Learn More About Anna

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