Remain in your wheelchair in any one of these 45 Disneyland accessible attractions.
Press play to listen to Handicap Restrooms – What Really Makes Them Accessible And Why Most Fail or continue reading. I used to think that getting over the stigma of becoming a wheelchair user was my biggest challenge. But, boy, was I wrong! As it turns out, one of my toughest battles is accessing theContinue reading “Handicap Restrooms – What Really Makes Them Accessible And Why Most Fail”
Press play to listen to my accessibility review of Disneyland’s new Spiderman Web Slinger Ride. Scroll for show notes and photos. The long-awaited opening of Avengers Campus and the Spiderman attraction Web Slinger took place on June 4, 2021. My family and I were there on opening day. In this podcast, I share accessibility informationContinue reading “The Disabled Diva Talks Podcast Episode 5- The New Disneyland Spiderman Web Slinger Ride”
There are many reasons you may need a mobility aid like a wheelchair with psoriatic arthritis–and they might not be what you think. Find out what they are and how they can help you.
Discover 3 wonderful ways, beyond mobility, a power wheelchair restored what my chronic illness rudely stole.
Fibromyalgia and the mobility problems it creates are real. 😎 Learn how to keep moving even when your body can’t keep up.
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!
Within a few months of seeing me for psoriatic arthritis and fibromyalgia, my rheumatologist could see how much I was struggling to walk any distance. In fact, it was he who suggested that I get a parking placard for my car and handed me a form with his signature to get one asap. What was strange is that he never discussed use of a mobility aid.
Accepting the need for a mobility aid is not an easy thing to do. Listening to asinine opinions from judgmental idiots is worse! I wish they would just do us all a favor and just STFU!
Meet the mobility aid that is going to make getting of the house out easier than ever before!
The Disabled Diva Blog recap May 27, 2020. Take a peek into my on the go chronic pain relief bag and get tips to improve your summer vacation.
This week’s blog recap includes skin cancer prevention tips, how to have a great vacation despite your chronic illness, and more!
Choosing a mobility aid that fits your needs and lifestyle can overwhelming. Here are some tips and options to help you find your perfect fit!
Quick update! Since I last updated the guide there have been a few new updates. Dumbo: This attraction’s queue is now fully accessible to mobility aids, both manual and motorized. All guests enter the same queue. Matterhorn: The queue to this attraction has been widened making it easier for mobilityContinue reading “Disneyland Park Accessibility Update January 2019”
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!
Worried that I wouldn’t be able to afford a new wheelchair, I was pleasantly surprised to find this gem at a reasonable price!
How to survive a Disneyland or Disney World character meet and greet Survive a character meet and greet? Aren’t those supposed to be fun? For most people, both adults and children, they are. It is a chance to meet their favorite characters, get autographs, interact, and have their pictures taken. But some of us (adultsContinue reading “How to survive a Disneyland or Disney World character meet and greet”
Find out how I became The Disabled Diva, accepted my conditions, and more in this piece I wrote for Healthline. If anyone would have told me in my 20’s that I’d be writing about living with multiple chronic illnesses in my 40’s I would have laughed. I’ve been experiencing various symptoms since the age ofContinue reading “Why I call myself The Disabled Diva”
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 reality. Using a wheelchair at Disneyland is tough, especially for those who don’t use one often. In this post IContinue reading “Ten pitfalls of using a wheelchair at Disneyland”
Accepting that I needed to use a mobility aid meant acknowledging and accepting my disability. Here’s why I had nothing to be ashamed of!