Halloween Ideas For People With Disabilities

Halloween ideas for people with disabilities is appropriate as we approach the scariest and sweetest time of the year.

Here are a few awesome ideas for young and old.

 

 

Halloween ideas for disabled people

Wall-E Robot

We all know this robot with a heart. Easy enough to attach to your child’s wheelchair, the Wall-E robot costume is going to make your child get lots of compliments and treats!

 

Star Wars Family

May the force be with your entire family with this Star Wars theme and don’t forget your lightsaber!

 

Mario Bros. Racing Car

Not many can resist the Italian computer game characters from Nintendo – Mario and Luigi. Easy enough to build. All you need is cardboard, paint and a super cool Mario outfit.

 

Gingerbread Man – Leg Eaten

Run…run as fast as you can, you can’t catch me I’m the gingerbread man

Perfect if you don’t feel like using your prosthetic limb whilst trick or treating. Just be sure to take your buddy with to lean on when you need to.

There are many creative ways to incorporate a cane and wheelchair, as you can see above.  If you have low vision, avoid masks that limit vision. For children with low vision, especially with low lighting, get them a flashlight or lantern for trick or treat.

Some more trick or treat tips for low vision children and adults, here.

Homemade Costume Ideas

Giving your blind or visually impaired child the opportunity to make their costume can be more exciting than just going out and buying one.  A paper bag costume can be decorated.  Use your scarey imagination to make this Halloween a fun and creepy one!

There are many fun and creative projects you can do with your low vision child, such as:

 

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