Mom And Daughter Laughing together on Hammock at beach
  • On Aug 5, 2015
    Gene from FL Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Our autistic son is over 18 but is developmentally 4 - 5 years of age. May he work with that age group, his favorite attraction at WDW is Small World and Spash Mountain.

    Ahoy, Gene!

    Thanks for stopping by the Moms Panel with your question - I'm happy to help!

    Disney Cruise Line and their amazing staff goes above and beyond to ensure that each and every guest is able to have the most magical vacation possible. They're accustomed to working with families that require special services during their cruise, and have cast members to assist guests who have specific needs. The Special Services Team was put in place to help answer any questions you may have.

    I encourage you to contact the DCL Special Services Team directly at (407)566-3602 to discuss your family's specific needs. They'll provide you with plenty of information, but more importantly with peace of mind that your son will have an amazing time on his Disney Cruise vacation. You can also reach them by sending an email to

    Like your son, I'm a big fan of Splash Mountain - one of my favorites! Please let us know if we can help answer any other questions as you plan your vacation. - Diane W.

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Meet the Panelist: Diane, Alabama

"Dream It! Plan It! Do It!" – that's my motto! If you've always dreamed of a magical visit to Walt Disney World Resort, or sailing away with Captain Mickey on a Disney Cruise, I'd love to help you plan and make the most of your vacation. My favorite getaway is a Land and Sea adventure - from Cinderella Castle to sand castles! Learn More About Diane

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