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Under the current rules, those parties with a disabled family member are able to get a Guest Assistance Card, which allows the disabled person and up to six guests to be ushered through a separate “attraction entrance.” The Guest Assistance Card (GAC) will soon be replaced by a new system called the Disabled Assistance System. In the parks, several kiosks will be set up to assist anyone holding a DAS card. The card changeover will occur on October 9.
Disney World is known for going out of their way to make their parks clean, accessible and an enjoyable experience for all of their patrons - from secluded but accessible designated smoking spots to baby stations where parents can feed and change their young ones away from the hustle and bustle of the parks. There are also special entrances at the attractions for disabled visitors...
Those who have never visited Walt Disney World Resort in Florida may be under the misconception that the vacation spot is merely an oversized DIsney-themed amusement park, with a Mickey on every corner and a lot of gift shops and rides in between. Those who have been there any time within the last few decades know better. Among the many reasons Disney World ranks above and beyond so many other family focused vacation spots is Epcot, a theme park on the property that celebrates technology and culture. Epcot celebrates its thirtieth birthday today!
Four-year-old McKenna May has spent more than half of her short life battling leukemia. She was first diagnosed at two and has since undergone numerous aggressive treatments to fight the disease. On the referral of her physician, the little girl was signed up for the Make-A-Wish program, and the charity quickly and generously granted her dream: a trip to Disney World.