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Old 03-28-2011, 09:12 AM   #1
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Wondering about Universal for people with Disabilities?

Hi all,
So, my family and I go to Disney every year, but this time we'll be heading off to Universal too. The thing is, I have a disability. I look normal and all, but I actually have a brain tumor, and it causes me to get weak from standing too long and I am can't handle heat very well. So in Disney I get a GAC that helps me with my needs, I was wondering if Universal has something like this? I checked in the disABILITIES section but couldn't really find anything. Thanks in advance :D
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Old 03-28-2011, 09:26 AM   #2
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Hi all,
So, my family and I go to Disney every year, but this time we'll be heading off to Universal too. The thing is, I have a disability. I look normal and all, but I actually have a brain tumor, and it causes me to get weak from standing too long and I am can't handle heat very well. So in Disney I get a GAC that helps me with my needs, I was wondering if Universal has something like this? I checked in the disABILITIES section but couldn't really find anything. Thanks in advance :D
Universal has a GAC card too...just go to Guest Services and tell them what you need.
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Old 03-28-2011, 08:05 PM   #3
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I was just there this past weekend and I found Universal is no where near Disney quality when it comes to disabilities. I need a scooter due to the arthritis in my knees. At Universal, they tell you that all rides are "wheelchair accessable." And they mean that literally. I had to get off the scooter and walk in to just about every ride. That meant long walks for many of them. Universal assumes that you can transfer to a wheelchair and have someone with you who is able to push you up those ramps, etc. If I had someone capable of pushing me in a wheelchair, I wouldn't have had to rent the scooter in the first place.

I probably won't be back to Universal, partly because of the difficulty I faced there and the pain that it cause my knees.
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