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What is Disney's policy on the disabled?

Disneyland: We are planning a trip for the first time. What can anyone recommend for a mentally disabled child?

From Jennifer Sosa
Posted March 21, 2005 at 8:55 PM
My husband and I are taking our children to Disneyland for the first time this summer. Our youngest child is handicapped. We were wondering if there was something that we can so since he may not tolerate waiting in such long lines. I knkow that this just may be wishful hoping but you never know. Right? he has a Mental disablity rather than Physical.


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From Deborah Davis
Posted March 27, 2005 at 12:42 PM
One of my neighbors took her autistic daughter to the Magic Kingdom and guest services gave her a pass so that they wouldn't have to wait in lines. You can probably call Disney and they should be able to tell you what their policy is.

From trish smith
Posted March 27, 2005 at 5:32 PM
I don't know if this is helpful information for your situation:
Disney & Theme Park Disabilty Pass Report
http://www.autismmidtenn.org/html/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=54

From Erik Yates
Posted March 27, 2005 at 6:13 PM
The website is a proper place to start. If theres nothing that they can do, just sit him in a wheelchair and they will be pretty helpful getting you to the front of the line. They were certainly very helpful when my wife broke her foot a few days before our trip. I know apples and oranges, but Disney is rather helpful on all things handicapped.

From Disney Princess
Posted April 9, 2005 at 2:51 PM
hi, my aunt had hip problems, and we had to buy a wheelchair, and get a doctors note, showing that we were telling the truth, and we just went in the exit of the lines and didnt have to wait, and if your staying in the california grand hotel or disneyland hotel they are very nice and give you special check in, because you cant check in until 12 and they let you at whatever time, no questions asked, and if requested they give you a special room with rails in the bathroom a higher toliet and everything for your disability. i hope i was of some help!!

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