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Special Needs & Disability Services in Orlando

In Orlando, we pride ourselves on building perfect vacations that make dreams come true for all visitors. To that end, we strive to accommodate all guests, especially those with physical disabilities or cognitive disabilities, such as autism.

Orlando’s theme parks, hotels and resorts, and countless attractions and recreational opportunities offer special accommodations to ensure that every Orlando visitor is given the full experience. Orlando businesses also follow American Disability Association (ADA) guidelines, providing limitless adventures for all guests to enjoy. And no matter where your adventures take you in Orlando, you can count on enhanced cleaning and sanitization measures to help protect you during your visit!

Please note: Depending on the timing of your visit, some experiences may be temporarily modified or closed. Learn more about healthy travel and what’s open in Orlando, and check with your favorite attractions for their current status.

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Theme Park Services for Guests With Special Needs in Orlando

Guests with any type of disability can have a great time at Orlando’s theme parks, including those at Walt Disney World® Resort, Universal Orlando® Resort, SeaWorld® Orlando and LEGOLAND® Florida Resort. However, going in the morning, taking a break and then coming back at night is usually the best option to avoid the hottest time of day, as well as crowds.

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Guests with special needs can also get assistance from theme parks’ Guest Services centers, found near the entrance to each park.

Walt Disney World Resort

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Universal Orlando Resort

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LEGOLAND Florida Resort

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Service Providers for Guests With Special Needs in Orlando

Orlando is home to several service providers offering medical and mobility equipment rentals. For instance, K&M Rentals close to Walt Disney World, rents mobility scooters, wheelchairs, strollers, cribs and other specialized devices. Scooter rentals are also available from ScootArama in the International Drive area. Similarly, Orlando Medical Rentals has mobility equipment as well as patient lifts, feeding equipment and more.

If you or a family member has autism, you’ll be glad to know that several area hotels have earned Certified Autism Center designations, including DoubleTree by Hilton at SeaWorld, ​​SpringHill Suites Orlando at SeaWorld, Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando at SeaWorld, and others.

The Orlando region also has two highly-rated hospital groups: Orlando Health and AdventHealth. What’s more, both organizations have locations throughout the area, ensuring that you and your loved ones will have quick access to quality medical care should you need it, no matter where you’re playing or staying. In short, no matter what special needs you or your family might have, you can rest assured they’ll be met in Orlando!