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Reviewing accessibility of Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure attraction at Walt Disney World’s EPCOT Park
When you’re on a Disney vacation, the last thing you want to deal with are headaches and hassles. Yet, for some guests, this is exactly what they have to deal […]
Problems with Mears Connect airport transportation for wheelchair users.
Lessons learned from using the online DAS registration system and app bookings
The Walt Disney World website states “Disney Parks have an unwavering commitment to providing a welcoming, inclusive environment and accessible experiences for our Guests.” But do the changes to the […]
When I first started visiting WDW it often was an exploration to find out the accessible features and methods for best getting around and having a good time while visiting in my wheelchair.
One of the wonderful things about Walt Disney World is that it is so accessible that even fabulous fantasies can come true for anyone. Fantasyland may be one of the older parts of this classic theme park, but it is largely accessible to people with disabilities and wheelchair users like myself.
One of the things that has surprised me to learn in recent years is that some of the Walt Disney World attractions that I struggle most with accessibility due to my wheelchair and physical disabilities, are not the older classic attractions but ones built in the late 90s or even in the last few years.
As we passed the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act last summer and WDW began celebrating their 50th anniversary in October, I started wondering: why have so many classic attractions have not been updated for accessibility over the years?