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The Mighty's Gift Guide for People With Disabilities

Life with a disability can mean doing things a bit differently and finding creative solutions to everyday challenges. Often, the best gift for a person with a disability is a useful one — something to make dressing, bathing, cooking or operating the electronics in their home easier.

Gifts that help relieve stress or chronic pain are also great options, especially considering the ableism, discrimination and poverty many people with disabilities face. Sometimes the best tools and devices may cost a bit more, but we have gift recommendations for every budget.

If you are looking for a great gift for a person with a disability, we’ve got you covered with this shopping guide.

1. Gifts to Make Life More Accessible

The Ring smart doorbell lets you see who's at the door via your smart phone, even if you're sick in bed due to a chronic illness.
Want to make everyday tasks easier for your loved one with a disability? These gifts can help.

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2. Gifts That Support the Disability Community

floral dress and care package box
These businesses are owned by people with disabilities, and let you support the disability community just by shopping.

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3. Sensory-Friendly Gifts

Calming Kits jewelry
Find a great present for someone with autism, sensory processing disorder, ADHD and other disabilities with a sensory component.

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4. Gifts for People With Chronic Pain

energyflux ellipse rechargeable hand warmer and portable electric blanket These presents may help relieve the symptoms of chronic pain or simply make life more manageable.


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14 Alternative Pillows That Help People With Chronic Pain Sleep Better

17 Dorm Essentials for Students With Chronic Pain

18 Cooling Products That Can Help Relieve Pain

20 Heating Products That Can Help Relieve Pain

16 Cold Weather Essentials For Those Who Switch From Cold to Hot

5. Gifts for Self-Care and Mental Wellness

essential oils

Relaxation and self-care are important for people with all kinds of disabilities. These gifts could be perfect for that hard-to-shop-for loved one.

25 Things to Put in Your Self-Care Kit

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18 Devices That Can Help You Function on Days When You’re Stuck in Bed

22 Products That Can Make Your Room Cozier on Days You’re Stuck in Bed

26 Gifts to Give a Friend Whose Illness Keeps Them Stuck at Home

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6. Low-Cost Gifts

popsocket, peppermint essential oil roll on stick, lush bath bomb
If you’re on a tight budget, these gifts can bring a smile to the face of a person with a disability without breaking the bank.

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7. Gifts for Kids With Disabilities and Their Parents

Finding the right present for a child with a disability — or their parent — can be a challenge. Let these lists point you in the right direction.

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