It is common knowledge that Halloween is one of the most eagerly-awaited holidays not only by children and teens, but also by adults. Everyone wants o partake in the gala and Halloween holiday parties. Unfortunately, for people with physical disabilities, the task of finding the right costume can pose problems.
There are some standard costumes specially designed to adapt to wheelchairs, walkers or surgical boots. A physically diabled person can still hope to dress like a princess or pirate. If you are maginative, there are numerous costume ideas that can be adapted for any physical disability. Of course, you have to make sure that the outfit provides wearing comfort, functionality and more importantly, fun for others to watch.
Though searching for appropriate ready-to-wear Halloween costumes for people suffering from physical disabilities can be quite a daunting task, there are still many unique and entertaining Halloween costumes for disabled people available in the market.
The disabled person can dress as Fred Flintstone and suitably decorate his wheelchair giving it the look of Fred Flintstone’s car. Yoou can buy a ready-made Fred Flintstone Halloween costume. Using thick paperboards you can create an overhang and get hold of some grey plastic to cover the wheels of the wheel chair.
A royal personage throne costume can really make heads turn when worn by disabled people. Decorate your wheelchair suitably to resemble a throne and you sit in it dressed like a king or queen in shining velvet, complete with crown and jewels and scepter.
A young girl in a wheelchair can dress like a mermaid – with a fish-like dressing below the waist. This will make her feel good and also look charming and win all round appreciation.
For people with visual impairments, imaginatively crafted accessories that block their eyes can be used. Dreassing them as a trickster or a wayside dacoit or sea pirates with suitable eye or facial masks can be a great idea.
Disabled persons can easily dress in drummer costume. Tie empty paint-cans to the wheelchair with rope or duct-tape. You can use a hoola-hop with card-board for the bass drum (placed in front of the chair). Use large pencils or cane sticks for drum-sticks. Dress suitably for the music that will be played.
Oscar the Grouch is another popular Halloween costume that is ideal for many disabled persons. Wear a furry green outfit. Get hold of a large tin box and decorate it to look like a garbage can. May be a pizza box can be suitably converted for the garbage can lid. Wear the lid on your head. You must however be in a position to wheel your chair when entering the party.
Wrap your ankles and knees with ace bandages. Use red paint on your face to resemble blood streaks and wear torn clothing. You will look like an embattled soldier or a road accident victim.
If you are willing to think creatively, you can come up with some unique costume ideas. For those who are keen on designing innovative costumes for the disabled, there are ample resources in bookstores as well as on the web. Some web sites provide great costume making ideas for the handicapped, if you are willing to search the Internet patiently.
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