Disney launches first line of wheelchair-friendly adaptive costumes for children

Disney launches first line of wheelchair-friendly adaptive costumes for children

The new inclusive clothing line is designed to accommodate wheelchair users, with elastic fabrics, basic flap openings for simple tube access, and longer length inseams for seated users.

As part of the clothing line, Disney has produced wheelchair cover sets motivated by Cinderellas coach and the Incredimobile, which allow handicapped children to change their wheelchairs into enjoyable and interesting Halloween costumes.

Credit: Disney– Incredimobile Wheelchair Cover SetEntertainment giant Disney has launched a brand-new variety of adaptive Halloween outfits, that includes wheelchair cover sets and other easy-access functions for handicapped children.

Offered on shopDisney.com, the brand-new adaptive outfits are influenced by popular Disney characters, such as an Incredibles 2 suit, a Buzz Lightyear costume and a Cinderella gown.

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Completing Disneys new line of adaptive costumes is the Cinderella Adaptive Costume, which includes an opening at the back and a discreet flap in the front centre for simple tube access. The skirt back is open for wheelchair-friendly wear and the ankle-length skirt also accommodates seated users.

In addition, Disneys Incredimobile Wheelchair Cover Set also fits most manual wheelchairs and boasts easy assembly to transform the childs chair into an appealing Incredimobile.

Credit: Disney– Cinderellas Coach Wheelchair Cover SetFurthermore, the Buzz Lightyear Adaptive Costume has an opening at the back and discreet front opening with a flap, making it wheelchair-friendly. The one-piece bodysuit and gloves allow disabled children to change into Buzz Lightyear, without fretting about needing to discover a Halloween costume that accommodates their requirements.

Likewise, Disneys Incredibles 2 Adaptive Costume accommodates wheelchair users. The four-piece outfit consists of an elastic bodysuit with an opening at back and a discreet front opening with a flap, plus mask and gloves to complete the look.

Credit: DisneyFitting most manual wheelchairs, the Cinderellas Coach Wheelchair Cover Set features six felt pieces to go over the users mobility device: two large wheel covers, two little wheel covers, and two carriage pieces. The outfit also comes with 12 helpful plastic piping pieces for included stability as well as long self-stick fabric strips to help keep the pieces in place.

Each adaptive costume expenses around ₤ 38, all of which are readily available in sizes ranging from little to extra-large.

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