Disability Pride Month Tidbits

Disability Pride Month Tidbits: Inclusive Halloween Costumes!

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It’s Halloween and major retailers are FINALLY coming around to inclusive Halloween costumes for children! Target’s calling them ‘Adaptive Costumes,’ Amazon has them under ‘Wheelchair Costumes,’ but many individual parents and the nonprofit Walkin’ & Rollin’ have been rocking their children’s costumes out of necessity to help their children understand their wheelchairs or other adaptive equipment is not a burden and can be just as, if not more, fun for Halloween! Check out the following links for really cool inclusive Halloween costumes:

Walkin’ & Rollin’: https://www.walkinrollin.org/

The Notorious RBG at her Desk and Daenerys Targaryen on the Iron Throne: https://www.cnn.com/2018/10/31/us/girl-incorporates-wheelchair-into-rbg-costume-trnd/index.html

Jedi Fighter in an X-Wing: https://boston.cbslocal.com/2019/10/30/star-wars-wheelchair-halloween-costume/

Slideshow of everything from Doctor Who, to Mr. Rogers, Toothless and Gronkle from How to Train Your Dragon, Cinderella, Batman and the Batmobile, the Wizard of Oz in his Air Balloon, Mario in his kart, and Hello Kitty amongst others: https://www.parents.com/holiday/halloween/costumes/wheelchair-costumes/?slide=slide_a7bf28ae-5c82-4211-b21c-dc58df09755d#slide_a7bf28ae-5c82-4211-b21c-dc58df09755d

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Last Updated November 1, 2019