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DizNeeds: Disney Special Needs Travel Information

May 30, 2018

Daniel Simonds lives in Florida and is a huge Disney fan. He was born with Cerebral Palsy and uses a motorized wheelchair to get around. He has a special app on his iPad that lets him communicate. He went to Winter Haven High School and Warner University. Currently he volunteers at Give Kids the World, a non profit...


Oct 2, 2017

Today we’re talking about going to Walt Disney World in a wheelchair. I’m not in a chair but my daughter is and I’ve spent many a day pushing her WDW packing in all the fun we could possibly handle. We also have experience with an ECV that my mother has used on our past two trips. I’m going to share with you 5...


Sep 18, 2017

When Adam Gorlitsky, then a 19-year-old college student, awoke from a horrific car accident after falling asleep at the wheel, he was told he would never walk again.

 

The seasoned athlete, who was once celebrated for running a mile in under five minutes, was completely devastated by the news.  The thought of not...


Sep 4, 2017

Today I give you an accessibility report from Pandora - The World of Avatar. I share how to beat the heat and the crowds and give you a look inside the Satu’li Canteen and my experience with mobile ordering. I take you on the Na’vi River Journey and spend some time with the cast members in charge of helping with...


Jul 31, 2017

Dan Boyle is the dad of two children with special needs. Wheelchairs, life support, autism spectrum disorders… he’s one of those parents that just blows me away! I think I said “wow” at least 50 times during the interview. Dan is also a runner and I’m going to call him the “runDisney with Special Needs”...