Halloween is right around the corner and there are more ways than ever to find the perfect adaptive costume! Several retailers have launched inclusive costume lines over the past few years and their collections continue to grow. Here are a few stores that will be sure to have the perfect outfit for the young princess, superhero, or pirate in your life!
Disney unveiled their first line of adaptive Halloween costumes in 2020, featuring inclusive versions of beloved characters like Cinderella, The Incredibles, and Buzz Lightyear. This season, they expanded their collection to include characters themed around The Mandalorian and Marvel’s Black Panther. The costumes are both adaptive and sensory-friendly, with some options available as full-body costumes and others designed as wheelchair cover sets. Adaptive details from Disney’s collection include self-stick fabric back closures, tube access, and longer inseams to ensure comfort for young wheelchair users.
2. Party City
Wheelchair costume sets from Party City are a fun way to incorporate a Halloween accessory like no other by turning your child’s chair into a swift police car or a seaworthy pirate ship! These kits include sturdy paneling that attaches to a wheelchair using hook-and-loop closures. From superheroes to first responders, this collection is sure to have something fit for your child’s imagination.
Target’s “Hide and EEK! Boutique” first introduced adaptive Halloween costumes in 2019, and the product line has continued to grow. These costumes include features like open backs, hidden openings, and pockets for abdominal access, at an affordable price. The retailer is aiming to make Halloween more accessible than ever with the inclusion of adaptive costumes for adults as well! You can find classic spooky outfits like witches and skeletons, or favorite characters like Captain America and Darth Vader!
Founded in 2016, Rolling Buddies has hundreds of costume designs to choose from that are designed to fit any size wheelchair and even power wheelchairs! You can even design a custom costume to fit your Trick-or-Treater’s personality. Rolling Buddies makes costumes for toddlers, kids, and adults that are sturdy enough to be used for several years.
Who says you have to go out and buy a pre-made costume? Designing a costume yourself means you can fit your dream costume to your exact measurements with as much detail as you want! Rest assured, you don’t have to be a master crafter to put something together. You’d be surprised what you can do with just a few items from your closet! Click here to check out our list of easy and accessible DIY costumes.
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