Over the previous yr, Disneyland Resort, Disneyland Paris, and Walt Disney World Resort have honored, uplifted, and celebrated disabled Disney Cast Members like never before.
Nonetheless, there may be always more work to be done. After months of attempting to obtain lodging for her Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, one Disney Parks Solid Member took to social media to beg for assist:
please assist. the way in which disabled persons are handled within the US, even on the most inclusive of locations, is so laughable. #disablitycheck #EDS #ehlersdanlos #waltdisneyworld #castmember #disney #disabled #disabledcastmember
Abra began working at Walt Disney World Resort in October 2021 however stopped working in April as a consequence of issues along with her incapacity. She submitted lodging paperwork and a physician’s letter on the finish of August and heard again in September that her identify was “within the working” to be transferred to a different function.
“I’m posting this within the hopes that any person who is aware of any person at Disney casting or lodging at Walt Disney World can assist me as a result of I’m determined,” Abra defined. “Thoughts you; my lodging aren’t a lot. It’s actually not that dangerous… They’re very affordable and manageable.”
It’s been two months, and Abra has reached out a number of instances however stated it’s practically not possible to get in contact with anybody. When she does, they haven’t any updates for her.
Even worse, Abra has checked the Disney Careers web site solely to search out that Disney is hiring in lots of the positions Abra stated she could be keen to be transferred to. “Actually something that might accommodate me. I don’t care what it’s,” the Walt Disney World Solid Member stated she advised the incapacity lodging workplace.
“If anyone who is aware of anyone can please inform me what to do, at the least to advocate for myself. I’m going to cry. I don’t know what to do anymore,” Abra stated. “I haven’t been working since April due to my incapacity, and I’m going to have to maneuver again house to Wisconsin, which I actually don’t wish to do. But when I don’t hear again from them within the subsequent week, I’m going to need to work at one other job that can’t accommodate me, and I’m going to need to be in ache on a regular basis.”
On the time of this text’s publication, Abra has not publicly shared a response from the Disney Park.