A mother who spotted a boy playing with her disabled son at a Florida science centre wants to thank the boy for his act of kindness.

Kate Myers wrote a Facebook post after spotting the boy interacting with her 18-month-old son, who has spinal muscular atrophy and is unable to walk, at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, which they visit almost daily.

"I would just like this child to know how he's impacting the world just by being kind," she told ABC News.

"Also, I'd love his parents to know they have an amazing child and how he's engaging and treating everyone the same."

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Myers' original Facebook post read:

"To the little boy at the science museum, I don't know who you are, but thank you for being amazing. You let my son play and engage with you. You helped him pick up balls from the floor when you saw that he could not. You didn't ask what was wrong with him or why he couldn't walk, you just saw him. Kaden is a lot like you, he is very curious and wildly smart. He wants to know how everything works. Thank you for helping him turn the lever when you noticed he was too weak to do it himself. You will probably never see this but just by being you, you make this world better."

To the little boy at the science museum, I don't know who you are, but thank you for being amazing. You let my son play...

Posted by Kaden's Cure for Spinal Muscular Atrophy on Thursday, 13 August 2015

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- nzherald.co.nz