Fan Creates Colorblind Map of Disney Park

Disney World Colorblind Map
Credit: u/Samueltronea (left); Disney (right)

The Walt Disney World Resort continues to strive for ways to make its Guest experience evermore accessible for its disabled Guests. But in this case, one fan has taken matters into his own hands.

Disney World Tickets

Credit: Disney

Reddit User u/Samueltronea shared a map he created of EPCOT for colorblind Walt Disney World Guests and asked fans for their input, saying,

Hello everyone, I am a geospatial analyst and part of my job is to create Mabs for my business. I had a few extra minutes on my hands and I am actually color blind. I often find that I have a difficult time reading the standard Disney maps whenever I visit. So I have created a colorblind map for Epcot. What do y’all think?

Colorblind map (Epcot)
byu/Samueltronea inWaltDisneyWorld

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While Disney World offers maps of Magic Kingdom Park, EPCOT, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom in multiple languages, there is no map specifically made to assist colorblind Guests yet, with this fan-made one supposedly the first. Every Pavilion around World Showcase is given its own color, as are the attractions around World Celebration, World Nature, and World Discovery.

For comparison, here is how World Showcase normally appears on the MyDisneyExperience App:

EPCOT World Showcase

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The original poster admits that this is a work in progress, with a few fellow fans commenting beneficial critiques, from spelling errors and pointing out missing locations to suggesting a different color of the Germany Pavilion for the specifically Red/Green colorblind.

At the time of this article’s publication, this fan project is still a work in progress, and the creator is still looking for constructive feedback to make this option the best it can be for colorblind Disney Fans. It is also not clear if he is planning on creating maps for multiple Parks, and it makes many start to wonder why Disney Maps are not already geared toward being colorblind-friendly.

Spaceship Earth at EPCOT

Credit: Disney

According to the Disney World Website, the Mega-Resort already offers services for visually disabled Guests, including Audio Description, Braille Guidebooks, Portable Tactile Map Booklets,  and Stationary Braille Maps. They also offer braille menus and guidance for Guests with light sensitivity. Click here to learn more about these services.

We will continue to update our readers on Disney Parks stories as more come to light.

About T.K. Bosacki

Born and raised in Tampa, Florida, TK Bosacki is a professional writer, amateur adventurer, and lifelong Disney Fanatic. His Disney Park days include Space Mountain, Tower of Terror, Kilimanjaro Safaris, and Nomad Lounge. He believes in starting at the Canada pavilion (IYKYK), and the Monorail is superior to all Ferry Boats.

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