Guests with Disabilities at WDW

Walt Disney World Resort is committed to providing access to as many Guests as possible. Specific accommodations are made for mobility disabilities, hearing disabilities, visual disabilities and service animals.


Walt Disney World Resort offers accommodations for Guests with mobility disabilities, including providing access to most attractions and offering rental wheelchairs and electric convenience vehicles (ECVs).


Assistive Listening systems, Reflective Captioning, Sign Language interpretation, Text Typewriter telephones, Handheld Captioning, Video Captioning and written aids are available to help Guests with hearing disabilities.


Audio Description devices, Braille guidebooks and digital audio tours are available to help Guests with visual disabilities.


Trained service animals are welcome in most locations throughout Walt Disney World Resort; however, all service animals must remain on a leash or in a harness at all times and, please note, Cast Members are not permitted to handle service animals.


Should you or any member of your party have a photosensitivity or seizure disorder, we recommend that you check with your personal physician for specific instructions before visiting Walt Disney World Resort.

Show lighting effects, specialty lighting and other visual effects are used extensively. Lighting effects include strobe lights and other pulsating lighting effects, as well as:

  • Exterior building accents (e.g., strobe-like effects incorporated in outdoor signs)
  • Dance club lighting (e.g., mirror balls, flashing and spinning dance floor lights, among others)
  • Other attraction and show effects (e.g., simulated lightning, explosions and chaser lights)
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