Petition Presented to Disney for Down-Syndrome Princess

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Disney has not shied away from characters with disabilities, and they have risen to create princesses with diversity of appearance, background, and goals.  But there's not a princess or a character to whom children with Down syndrome can relate. October is Down syndrome awareness month, and some mothers in the San Francisco Bay area are collecting signatures for a petition they intend to present to the Walt Disney Company at the end of the month.Keston Ott-Dahl's 15 month old daughter, … [Read more...]





Disney May Have More to Worry About with Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

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If you required any kind of assistance at Disney then you may know that the card pictured above was the old Guest Assistance Card, which was used before they switched to the new DAS system. I personally think the old system was way better. I know they had to stop the fraud but why does that always have to penalize the majority of people who are honest?There has been a lawsuit filed a while ago, well they want to add 69 more plaintiffs to the lawsuit. This would include 36 disabled plaintiffs … [Read more...]





Walt Disney World FAQ

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Here is our Disney World FAQ. It has everything from Planning Tips, Places to Rent Strollers, and even Disney World Resort Phone Numbers. We will be updating this as we get more information.How To Get to Walt Disney WorldBenefit of purchasing Disney gift cards at target.Photopass and Photopass + MagicbandsFastpass +Tipping mousekeeping and tipping in generalDining Plan vs. Deluxe Dining and how DVC or AP Holders can get discounted diningAP and DVC holders can add … [Read more...]





Braille Menus Now Available at Walt Disney World & Disneyland

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At Disney, taking care of it's guests is always #1 Priority and now they have taken an extra step for their guests with special needs. As of March 1st Guests with visual disabilities will have special new Braille Menus available to them at select food & beverage locations throughout all the theme parks at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and Disneyland Resort in California. The menus will be available upon request but do keep in mind that menu reading will continue to be available at … [Read more...]





Disney Guest Assistance Card Changes

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As you know Disney made some changes recently to the Disney Guest Assistance Card.  This card is now called the Guest Disability Card.  With this new name, came a lot of new changes.  Since all of the changes were super confusing, I decided I needed to head over to Guest Relations at Epcot to talk with the Cast Members.  I wanted to learn how our guest experience would change with the Disney Guest Assistance Card changes.  I took it a step further and tested it out with my family, including my … [Read more...]