16 Incredibly Clever Halloween Costumes for Wheelchair Users


This October, The Mighty teamed up with The Reeve Foundation and asked our readers to share photos of themselves or loved ones incorporating their disability into their Halloween costumes. The results? Creativity. Creativity. And more creativity.

We hope to see many more of these awesome costumes in our neighborhoods this year.

1. Ghostbusters + the Ecto-1

Julie O’Connor Ufema

2. Batman + the Batmobile

Erica Cain Martella

3. Jockey + her horse

Natalie Dragotto

4. Oscar the Grouch

Shannon Zachery Cook

 5. Olaf from ‘Frozen’ + Hans’ sled

olaf
Jordan Lindy Selby

6. The Wizard of Oz + his hot air balloon

Jason and Casey Hurst

7. Cinderella + her magic carriage 

Renée Wiebe Bowkett

8. A jellyfish

Adapted World

9. Vanna White + the Wheel of Fortune

Cheryl Price

10. Ariel from ‘The Little Mermaid’

1Marty Barnes

 11. A chariot driver

Lisa Martin

12. A school bus driver

Nancy Cabrera

13. An astronaut + his spaceship 

Meri Stratton Phelps

 14. Mickey Mouse + friends

Walkin’ & Rollin’ Costumes

15. Captain America

Walkin’ & Rollin’ Costumes

16. An X-Wing starfighter from “Star Wars”

Image via Lon Davis, founder of Walkin’ & Rollin’ Costumes

Reese, pictured above, served as the inspiration behind father Lon Davis’ company, Walkin’ & Rollin’ Costumes, which designs outfits for kids who use wheelchairs, free of charge. This was Davis’ first year designing Halloween costumes, and he shared these images with The Mighty after his first set of orders were shipped.

Please note: A previous version of this article had 19 costumes; this is the updated one.

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