snow white helps young boy with autism

This Disney Princess Ensures A Young Boy With Autism Gets His Fairytale Moment at Disney World

Lines and crowds can be overwhelming for anyone at Disney World, but they were especially difficult for a six-year-old with autism who was at the theme park with his parents. Luckily, instead of a story that ends with tears, a woman playing Snow White helped a young boy with autism have a true fairytale moment.

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The boy’s mom, Lauren Bergner, took to Facebook to share the family’s experience.

this disney princess ensures a young boy with autism gets his fairytale moment at disney world | instead of a story that ends with tears, a woman playing snow white made sure this boy got the fairytale moment he needed.
Facebook / Lauren Bergner

Bergner shares that her son, Brody, is non-verbal and while the family was waiting in line to see Snow White at Epcot, he began feeling overwhelmed by the crowds. “

this disney princess ensures a young boy with autism gets his fairytale moment at disney world | instead of a story that ends with tears, a woman playing snow white made sure this boy got the fairytale moment he needed.
Snow White Helps Young Boy With Autism
Facebook / Lauren Bergner

“We went to meet Snow White by the fountain at the Germany Pavilion at 4:00 this afternoon,” Bergner writes. “My son was having a meltdown. He was crying and was overwhelmed and just having a hard time”

this disney princess ensures a young boy with autism gets his fairytale moment at disney world | instead of a story that ends with tears, a woman playing snow white made sure this boy got the fairytale moment he needed.
Facebook / Lauren Bergner

Bergner says the woman playing Snow White could clearly see that her son had special needs and was in distress. But what happened next was more than Bergner expected. As she writes in her Facebook post, Snow White “…took him for a walk and got him time away from the crowd!! This is true magic!!”

this disney princess ensures a young boy with autism gets his fairytale moment at disney world | instead of a story that ends with tears, a woman playing snow white made sure this boy got the fairytale moment he needed.
Facebook / Lauren Bergner

Bergner was so impressed by the compassion Snow White shared that she felt compelled to write an email to Disney about it.

this disney princess ensures a young boy with autism gets his fairytale moment at disney world | instead of a story that ends with tears, a woman playing snow white made sure this boy got the fairytale moment he needed.
Facebook / Lauren Bergner

Bergner says Snow White led her son away from the crowds and took her time to help Brody relax and calm down. Brody soon stopped crying and as you can see from the pictures, began smiling and enjoying himself.

this disney princess ensures a young boy with autism gets his fairytale moment at disney world | instead of a story that ends with tears, a woman playing snow white made sure this boy got the fairytale moment he needed.
Facebook / Lauren Bergner

Bergner hopes that either her post or her email to Disney will ensure that she and her family are able to properly thank this woman for her warmth and compassion in a difficult moment.

this disney princess ensures a young boy with autism gets his fairytale moment at disney world | instead of a story that ends with tears, a woman playing snow white made sure this boy got the fairytale moment he needed.
Facebook / Lauren Bergner

So far, Bergner’s post has been shared more than 93,000 times and has more than 300,000 likes. Snow White, if you’re out there, we hope you see this!

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