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Target Launches Inclusive Line of Halloween Costumes for Kids with Disabilities

Inclusive Halloween Costumes for Disabled Kids

Over the last few years, we’ve seen an inspiring surge in inclusive Halloween costumes for kids. Geared toward little ones with disabilities, these elaborate ensembles transform everything from walkers to wheelchairs into festive holiday props. While, in the past, such costumes were mostly manufactured by creative non-profits and particularly artistic parents, they’ve now become a bit more accessible thanks to Target.

This year, the popular retailer has added four adaptive costumes to its Hyde and Eek! Boutique, a treasure trove of Halloween goodies and get-ups. These new outfits include two wheelchair-friendly designs: a princess and a pirate. On top of offering outfits that are easy for wheelchair users to put on and take off, these costumes also feature special attachments that, using hook-and-loop closures, can easily transform a kid’s wheelchair into an enchanting carriage or an adventure-ready pirate ship.

In addition to children in wheelchairs, this new line of inclusive costumes also caters to kids with special sensory sensitivities. Hyde and Eek! Boutique’s super soft unicorn and shark costumes feature flat seams and no tags. They also come with pieces that are easily detachable in order to ensure that all trick-or-treaters can customize the costumes to be as comfy as possible.

These celebrated costumes come on the heels of other inclusive items at Target, including adaptive apparel and sensory-friendly furniture. Like these other products, the line of Halloween costumes aims to “spark some huge smiles” and, most of all, ensure that every child has a happy holiday.

Target has introduced a new line of Halloween get-ups geared toward kids with disabilities, including clever princess and pirate wheelchair costumes.

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The popular retailer has also introduced shark and unicorn costumes for kids with special sensory needs.

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These adaptive costumes include easily detachable parts and are free of tags and irritating seams “for an ultra-comfy feel.”

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Kelly Richman-Abdou

Kelly Richman-Abdou is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met. An art historian living in Paris, Kelly was born and raised in San Francisco and holds a BA in Art History from the University of San Francisco and an MA in Art and Museum Studies from Georgetown University. When she’s not writing, you can find Kelly wandering around Paris, whether she’s leading a tour (as a guide, she has been interviewed by BBC World News America and France 24) or simply taking a stroll with her husband and two tiny daughters.

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