Mom and daughter on Expedition Everest
  • On Jul 11, 2010
    Diane Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    My son has special needs and gets very upset in bathrooms that have auto flush. Are there any bathrooms in the park that don't have auto flush or is there a bathroom with only one stall so he doesn't here the other toilets flushing?

    Hi Diane,

    Loud toilets were a big deal when my son was younger too.  There are many restrooms that don't have "auto" flush in the parks, however, there are many stalls, so if your son gets flustered when hearing loud noises, these might still pose a problem.  My recommendation is to use the Family Restrooms located in each of the theme parks.  These restrooms contain only one toilet and sink and a private door that locks.  They are quite large, and you will be able to go in with him if necessary.  I used to bring along a post-it note to cover the automatic toilet mechanism so that my son wouldn't get frightened.  It worked like a charm!  The Family Restrooms are clearly marked on each of the theme parks maps, and there are several locations within each park.

    Have a wonderful trip!

    Tanya
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Meet the Panelist: Tanya, New Jersey

I am Tanya from FL, full-time mom to two fun-loving boys. I have an array of planning tips and believe I offer a unique perspective on how to make Disney an amazing adventure for individuals with a variety of needs and abilities. Learn More About Tanya

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