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  • On Apr 28, 2009
    Debbie from MS Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    My family and I will be attending May 16th -23rd. My 6 year old just broke his arm. Will he be limited on the rides he can ride? Height wise he is tall enough to ride almost every ride. We are just worried about that arm.

    I can't speak to this from a medical position, obviously you'll have to discuss with his doctor what usage protocols are most appropriate for your son's recovery. But Disney won't have any problems with your son's injury. A few years ago, one of my daughters broke her thumb a few days before a Disney trip. She had a cast on from her palm to her mid forearm. She was able to ride every ride at WDW that she wanted to; no Disney employees even mentioned the cast.

    Additionally, I had our orthopedist include a waterproof liner for the cast. With this, our daughter was able to go in the pools and on the water slides with no problems at all.

    As long as your son is comfortable, then he'll have a great vacation at WDW.
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Meet the Panelist: Erin, New York

I have three teenage daughters. We're DVC members obsessed with Disney travel. We've been to Walt Disney World countless times and have visited Disneyland & Disneyland Paris. We've taken several Adventures by Disney and Disney Cruise trips. Learn More About Erin

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