the majority of theme parks and state parks offer full wheelchair
access, some physically challenged guests may not be allowed on
certain rides. This is due to safety considerations. See the following
Florida attractions for more information.
Gardens Tampa Bay
Wheelchair and motorized cart rentals are available on a limited
Both manual and electric wheelchairs are available for rental
on a first-come, first-served basis.
Visitor guides are available in many formats, including Braille,
large print and on audio tape. Sign language interpreters are
available for KSC tours and presentations.
Tour buses are equipped with wheelchair accessible lifts to accommodate
wheelchair users, and a separate van is available for those who
require special assistance.
There are assisted restrooms and telephones equipped with amplified
Wheelchairs can be rented for a small fee and a limited number
of electric wheelchairs are available.
Guests with hearing impairments can obtain TDDs at the service
Special parking is available for guests at all Disney theme parks.
Disney uses a symbol system to guide its disabled guests, symbols
include a wheelchair to indicate that people can remain in their
own wheelchairs to ride on the attraction, another sign indicates
that they must leave their wheelchair to board the attraction,
and another sign communicates they must transfer to an available
Other signs indicate listening devices, the reflective captioning
system and video captioning.
Disney allows guide animals to ride on some attractions. "animal
break areas" are located throughout the parks, and each park has
personnel available to assist you with your animal. You may hire
a listening device for a
A trip to a Florida beach is a must when you are on vacation in
Florida and many Florida beaches offer wheelchair access and accessable
areas. Many beaches now offer, to rent, a specially adapted wheelchair.
With thick plastic wheels you can move along the beach more easily.
Daytona Beach offers a door-to-door transit service for disabled
persons who are unable to use the regular bus service. Reservations
must be made at least one day in advance. For more information,