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Easy Access Card...DLRP

Discussion in 'Special Needs' started by Debbie2, Aug 4, 2008.

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    Just back from DLRP and there have been some changes to the Guest Assistance system.

    There are now two forms, one green and one blue. They are called Easy Access Cards and are available from City Hall in Disneyland Park or Guest Services at the Studios. You no longer need one for each park which was a sensible idea. Proof of disability is required so please take something with you. We had blue badge and GP letter.

    We were given a blue card as we honestly answered 'no' to the million dollar question 'could DS walk unaided for 10 minutes?'

    The reverse of the cards are different and tell you and CM what rides you are able to access. To our annoyance this meant we could not do Peter Pan and the new Crush Coaster.

    We got chatting to a family from Belgium whose DD was totally wheelchair bound and had the green card which meant she could access these rides even though she had to be carried onto them where DS could walk from his wheelchair easily. The parents said they had seen lots of severely disabled children on Peter Pan so I was annoyed to say the least. They said people just lie to the question :rolleyes:

    We went back to City Hall to enquire but they were adamant and would not let us change passes . DS loves Peter Pan and we had to keep telling him it was closed.
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    Thanks for the info Debbie :thumbs_up:
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    Thanks for that info Debbie! I'm so sorry about the peter pan ride though :hug2:
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    Thanks for this Debbie. Glad to hear that one card fits all now instead of one for each park. For some reason getting the card from the Studios always took so much longer.
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    Some good information Debbie. I remember when we went in 1999 they made us queue for Peter Pan and then when we got to the ride thye would not let Beth ride. To say i was cross was an understatment :rolleyes008:

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