Planning a visit to a theme park should be an exciting experience for everyone, including individuals with special needs or disabilities. Universal Orlando Resort understands the importance of inclusivity and strives to ensure that all guests can enjoy the park to the fullest. In collaboration with the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES), Universal Orlando Resort is introducing the IBCCES Accessibility Card (IAC). This digital resource aims to simplify the process of requesting accommodations and assistance for individuals with diverse needs, providing a more accessible and enjoyable experience for all.
Effortless Registration Process:
Registering for the IBCCES Accessibility Card (IAC) is a straightforward process. To apply for the IAC, visit the official IBCCES website (accessibilitycard.org) and complete the online application. It is recommended to register at least 72 hours before your planned visit to Universal Orlando Resort. This allows ample time for the park to review your accommodations request and ensure that the necessary arrangements are in place to make your visit as seamless as possible. During registration, you will be asked to provide essential information, such as a recent photo of the cardholder, contact details, and any supporting documentation from medical providers, government entities, or educational support professionals that outline the specific accommodations required.
Eligibility and Requested Accommodations:
The IBCCES Accessibility Card (IAC) is available to individuals who require accommodations or assistance while visiting Universal Orlando Resort. IBCCES recognizes a wide range of needs, including but not limited to:
1. Individuals who cannot stand in line for extended periods of time.
2. Guests who require additional support through ride harnesses or other supports.
3. Individuals with sensory sensitivities.
4. Guests who rely on wheelchairs or have physical or mobility restrictions.
5. Those who require visual assistance or guidance.
6. Guests with special dietary needs.
Validity and Accessibility:
The IBCCES Accessibility Card (IAC) is valid for one year from the date of registration. If necessary, it can be renewed or updated throughout the year to reflect any changes in accommodations. While the IAC is specifically designed for participating attractions and parks, Universal Orlando Resort proudly supports its use to enhance accessibility for guests. To register for the IAC, visit accessibilitycard.org as directed by Universal Orlando Resort.
The IAC is available for digital download, allowing for easy access on mobile devices. Additionally, guests have the option to print a physical copy of the IAC if needed. For added convenience, a mobile app version of the IAC is also available for download from the Google Play Store or Apple App Store.
Convenient Steps for Registration and Access:
To acquire the IBCCES Accessibility Card (IAC) and make the most of your visit to Universal Orlando Resort, follow these simple steps:
Lost or Deleted IAC:
In the event that you misplace or accidentally delete your IBCCES Accessibility Card (IAC), there is no need to worry. Simply log in to your IAC registration account on accessibilitycard.org to reprint or download a new card, ensuring a seamless experience during your visit.
The introduction of the IBCCES Accessibility Card (IAC) at Universal Orlando Resort marks a significant step towards promoting inclusivity and ensuring that all guests can enjoy the park's offerings. By providing a streamlined process for requesting accommodations, Universal Orlando Resort aims to create an environment where everyone feels welcome and can create lasting memories. Registering early and utilizing the IBCCES Accessibility Card (IAC) allows Universal Orlando Resort to cater to your specific needs and provide the necessary support for a memorable visit. To apply for the IAC, visit accessibilitycard.org and embark on a journey of accessibility and enjoyment at Universal Orlando Resort.
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