Got a special someone on your list? A burning desire to play St. Nick? Looking to share some holiday spirit? Then take a peek at the following gift ideas meant to inspire fun.
Fun on wheels
This year’s holiday gift guide focuses on toys for children preschool through elementary school age who have disabilities.
The saying “play is the work of childhood” has been credited to everyone from Swiss developmental psychologist Jean Piaget to TV’s Mr. Rogers. The phrase is so well known because it’s absolutely true — even for children who have disabilities caused by neuromuscular diseases.
However, for our children, playing may be more difficult, especially with peers who don’t have disabilities. It’s tempting...
Do you need more sleep than a koala?
When it comes to Halloween, few outfits can beat a wheelchair costume for pure wow! An endless variety of clever wheelchair costumes started life as a box and some coat hangers. Other materials include foam core, sheets, wrapping paper, clear packaging tape, spray paint and creative parents. Most wheelchair costumes can be made for under $10.
Remember some basic safety tips, such as making sure...