Special Needs

Magic Feather Parenting

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Any Dumbo fan knows exactly what the Magic Feather is, as well as its importance and symbolism in the story. The Disney film was made over 70 years ago and the main character doesn’t say a single word during the entire…

Keeping cool during your Disney trip this summer!

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We are visiting Walt Disney World this June and plan to use these tips to keep cool.   Because the temperatures will average in the 90’s during the summer in Orlando, I’m thinking of ways to keep my family cool…

First Disney Cruise… with a child on the spectrum

SO, we have finally done it! We took our first Disney cruise on the 19th of January and it was an amazing trip!! We were completely terrified and with absolutely NO reason! Embarkation day was filled with excitement and wonder…

Ask The Disney Moms: Traveling with Restrictions

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Question for The Disney Moms: Hello there! I am planning a trip to Disney World sometime in the late fall or early winter. Unfortunately I don’t have dates yet because I will be having a serious surgery sometime this month.…

It’s not a FASTPASS

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The back of a Guest Assistance Card      No one ever makes comments on Disney’s constant short lines. Even off season, lines are synonymous with Disney. FastPass is a huge help but sometimes you just have to wait. What if…

The Guest Assistance Card: For Guests with Special Needs

By Frances. When you have a special need no matter how small or large, it can infringe on your vacation. It takes extra planning to make sure that you don’t have unknown stress. One way Disney does this is with…

How to Successfully Tour Disney with a Group

Welcome to our family. Our family consists of, mom, dad and 3 children ranging from 18 down to 7. With an age difference of 11 years between the oldest and the youngest and the third child in the middle, it…

Accessible Ride Vehicles at the Magic Kingdom

Walt Disney World has made it possible for people with all kinds of abilities to visit and experience the magic. One of the things that makes my visits easier is that Disney has implemented ways for you to stay in your…

Wheelchair Accessibility at Disney Restaurants

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I often get questions about the wheelchair accessibility of Walt Disney World restaurants. No matter how small or tight the restaurants can be I have never had any issues. One thing that I think helps is letting them know when…

Companion Restrooms at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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After my post last month featuring wheelchair tips at Disney, I had a few comments regarding accessible restrooms at Walt Disney World.  I know it is something that I worry about when I travel. While I was at Walt Disney…