She asked Jon, a junior with autism, to be her date.
Jon's father, Mike Larson, tells the story on Facebook:
"About a month ago, Maddie, a senior, came to my office (I’m a teacher at their school) and asked if Jon’s mom and I would allow her to take him to prom. Maddie had gotten to know Jon through a school club that promotes friendships between special needs kids and regular kids. 'He's a junior,' she explained, 'so it's his prom too. I just think he should have the chance to go.' I told her we would be honoured to have him go with her," Larson wrote.
Maddie didn't just ask Jon to go to the prom with her, she made sure to include details to make it extra-special for him.
"During the next couple weeks, she asked what his favourite colour was (orange) so she could get a dress in that colour. She also made reservations for their group (they doubled with another couple) at a restaurant that served his favouriteRead More »from High school senior makes prom special for autistic date