Mom and Daughter at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort Room
  • On Apr 8, 2012
    Rachel from PA 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 15 yr old son has Aspergers. In some aspects he is 15 and in others about 9-10. There are some things I know he would be interested in, but they say an age limit of 8-11. Can you be older and still participate? Can you reccomend any new activities?

    Hi Rachel,

    My son has Asperger's too.  I think you'll find that Walt Disney World is an incredibly "user-friendly" destination for kids on the spectrum.  I do!   Your son can absolutely, positively participate in any attraction that he's interested in.  I am way over the "recommended" interest level for It's a Small World, and go on each time I visit!  As for things your son will enjoy, my son (age 9) loves Toy Story and Star Tours at Hollywood Studios, Space, Splash and Big Thunder Mountains at Magic Kingdom, along with Buzz Lightyear, and Soarin' and Test Track at Epcot.  We also love Wishes, the fireworks spectacular at Magic Kingdom, but prefer to watch it in a "less intense" environment, and often opt for the beach at the Polynesian Resort.  If you have more questions, feel free to write back!

    Happy planning!

thumbnail image for Tanya

Meet the Panelist: Tanya, New Jersey

I am Tanya from FL, full-time mom to two fun-loving boys. I have an array of planning tips and believe I offer a unique perspective on how to make Disney an amazing adventure for individuals with a variety of needs and abilities. Learn More About Tanya

Didn't find what you were looking for? Click the Ask a Question button to open the Ask a Question dialogue box. If you are not logged in a dialogue box will appear to signin in order to ask a question.

To submit your question, please sign in now if you have not already done so.

Ask a QuestionOpens the Ask a Question dialog box.

Update Browser

For a better experience browsing this website, please download an updated version of Internet Explorer.

Or you can continue browsing without updating.