Find out why ringing in the New Year at Star Wars Galaxy Edge at the Disneyland Resort is the perfect location for the disabled.
Wheelchair accessibility has the ability to make or break a visit to a theme park. See how two popular southern California parks rate!
Disneyland offers guests who use a mobility aid, are unable to climb stairs, have a fear of heights, suffer from claustrophobia, or have sensory issues three alternative experience options to several of their attractions. Discover which attractions and how to access them!
Does the thought of taking a summer vacation get you excited or does it send chills down your spine? I loved traveling before I became chronically ill. In addition to yearly Disneyland vacations, I loved exploring new areas in other states or within the ones that I lived in. Weekend road trips without a destination were my favorites.
Soon after chronic pain became a part of my daily life I began to loathe traveling.
Living with multiple chronic illnesses such as fibromyalgia and psoriatic arthritis can be messy and the following tips will make cleaning up that mess less painful!
Whether you plan to visit Disneyland with a wheelchair or it is an unexpected necessity, these tips will keep the magic going throughout your stay!
I have a pre-existing condition Like many Americans I have a pre-existing health condition and am worried about what will happen with the latest healthcare bill that our government is trying to push through. I […]
The Disabled Diva’s Top Ten Travel Tips
Living with multiple chronic conditions has changed many things in my life, including what I expect from a vacation. Psoriatic arthritis, fibromyalgia, and endometriosis often create havoc before, during, and after each trip. I may not be able to escape my conditions for a week, but I can still have a fabulous getaway by having realistic expectations. Here are five unrealistic vacation expectations and how I turned them around.
How to survive a Disneyland or Disney World character meet and greet Survive a character meet and greet? Aren’t those supposed to […]
Ten pitfalls of using a wheelchair at Disneyland Some people think that those who use wheelchairs at Disneyland get on rides faster and/or have it easier than other guests. However, that is far from the […]
Having trouble accepting the need to use a mobility aid? Today I am sharing why you should never be ashamed or embarrassed by them.
There’s more to Disneyland besides rides I have had several readers ask if it is worth the expense to go to Disneyland if they don’t like or plan on going on rides. My answer is […]
Renting a wheelchair from Disneyland versus an outside vendor For guests that don’t use a wheelchair on a regular basis, yet need one for extended outings, choosing where to rent a wheelchair from can be […]
The Ideal Vacation My chronic illnesses have not only changed the way I live, but they have also changed the way I vacation. Prior to becoming chronically ill, I would plan for a relaxing trip […]
Are chronic conditions or disability keeping you from planning a Disneyland vacation? Guests of Disneyland should enter the gates ready to have fun, not fretting over trying to figure out what they will be able […]
This week I would like to introduce you to one of my DisneyAbility readers/followers, Berenice R. from El Monte California and I am excited to share her experience with you. First let me tell you […]
In the past, I was on the go from the moment I left home to go on vacation until the moment I arrived home. After chronic illnesses entered my life, I began scheduling downtime prior […]
Recently a fellow spoonie posed a question online. She asked if she should share the details of her struggle because some people have rudely questioned her disability. They say that she is just fishing for […]
It is no secret that I love Disneyland. Besides the magical memories made with family and friends, Disneyland provides me with physical and mental therapy. Because of this I never hesitate to suggest a Disneyland […]