Talented Cast Members Use ASL So Every Guest Can Experience Parades

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Disneyland Cast Members go above and beyond so that each Guests can fully experience everything that the Resort has to offer.

One Guest shared a video of some incredible Cast Members using American Sign Language (ASL) to sign what was being said during a parade at Disneyland so that their child could better experience the performance!

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Disney Parks are known for having over-the-top live entertainment offerings for Guests. Part of that live entertainment is parades! From dazzling parades during the day to sparkling shows at night, you are sure to see a parade at any Disney Park you visit.

But what if you are deaf or hard of hearing? Well, Disney has you covered, as they have talented Cast Members who can use American Sign Language to interpret what the characters in the parade are saying or to share the lyrics of the songs! Thanks to a throwback video shared on TikTok by user @jessiejauregue shows just that:


#Disney #disneyland #asl #deaf #HOH #hohcommunity #deafcommunity @disneyparks

♬ original sound – Jessie Ramos Castill

How awesome is that? This is truly Disney magic!

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In some instances, even Disney characters will use ASL to communicate with Guests. Recently, we reported on Mickey and Minnie Mouse at Disneyland who used their knowledge of ASL to communicate with a little boy. You can read more about that story here.

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Here are some details you need to know about sign language interpretation at Disneyland, according to their official website.

The Disneyland Resort provides Sign Language interpretation for our Guests at specific live theme park shows on a rotating basis as follows:

Disney California Adventure Park – Sundays and Fridays
Disneyland Park – Mondays and Saturdays
For a list of Sign Language interpreted performances, please download the current schedule or request information via email at dlraccessibilityservices@disney.com. You may also call (714) 781-4636 (select option 1, and then option 0) for further details. Guests under age 18 must have parent or guardian permission to call.

You may pick up a schedule of Sign Language interpreted performances at any Disneyland Resort Guest Relations locations.

Please note that the schedule is released on the first of the month.

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