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Old 10-09-2012, 02:56 PM   #1
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If you get a GAC, do you have to have a wheelchair too?

Has anyone heard that if you get a Guest Assistance Card that you have to get a wheelchair too? What if the reason you need it is not "wheelchair" needed, like Austism, ADHD, etc?
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No, I haven't heard this because it's not true. You might want to review the Disabilities sticky at the top of this board.
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The closest I have heard to this is the reverse: if you have a wheelchair you dont' need a GAC (well unless you have some issue besides not being able to walk/walk far)
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Originally Posted by kamik86 View Post
The closest I have heard to this is the reverse: if you have a wheelchair you dont' need a GAC (well unless you have some issue besides not being able to walk/walk far)
That's correct.
Many people who have a wheelchair or ECV don't need a GAC because the CMs can see what they need.

SOME people with autism or ADHD find that using a wheelchair or stroller is helpful for them because it provides a safe haven. So many choose to use one.
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