Mom And Son Spaceship Earth
  • On Oct 21, 2011
    Carrie from OH 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.

    My son broke his arm and has a cast. Are the characters allowed to sign casts?

    Hi, Carrie!  I've taken an eight-year-old daughter with a broken left arm to Walt Disney World Resort.  When they put on her cast, we paid the extra to get the waterproof one.  The broken arm didn't stop her at all.  If your son doesn't already have a waterproof cast, I would check into getting one for him.  There are more water rides and play places to get wet than you might think.  You also need to take into consideration ease of showering, the pools, and/or water parks.


    To answer your question, no, the characters are not allowed to sign anything (casts, t-shirts, etc...) on a Guest's body.  My daughter had hoped the characters could sign her cast, but they are not allowed to do so.  Prepare your son for this so he won't be disappointed like my daughter was.  


    Some Cast Members commented on her cast and asked her what happened, several gave her stickers, she was, literally, sprinkled with pixie dust, and once given front-of-the-line privileges.  Cast Members at Walt Disney World make Magic happen everyday.  You never know what they might do.  Sorry about your son's arm, but don't let it hinder your fun.  Have a Magical vacation!           
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Meet the Panelist: Krista, Tennessee

My husband and I have a 16 year-old daughter and an 14 year-old son and over a decade's worth of Disney traditions and memories. We try new experiences each trip, so we have experienced many "extras" in and out of the parks. Learn More About Krista

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