Coolest Audrey II – Little Shop of Horrors Wheelchair Costume

Audrey II - Little Shop of Horros

Our son, Daniel, is in the middle of this year’s costume.  We always try to incorporate his wheelchair into his costume.  This year we decided on Audrey 2 from the Little Shop of Horrors.  We created this costume from scratch utilizing hula hoops, foam-board, cardboard, PVC pipe, duct tape, spray paint and many leaves and … Read more

Coolest DIY Fire Truck Costume for a Wheelchair

Noah's Fire Truck Costume for a Wheelchair

Our son Noah is 3 ½ and has Acute Flaccid Myelitis and this was his first Halloween using his wheelchair. Noah very much wants to be a firefighter when he grows up and my wife and I fully support him in that goal.  Noah does intensive physical therapy 3 times a week to regain his … Read more

Inspiring Homemade Wheelchair Costumes That Will Give You all the Feels

DIY Wheelchair Costumes

While all homemade costumes are unique, DIY wheelchair costumes have captured a special place in our hearts. Made with so much love, these costumes disguise chairs so that the personality of the costume wearer is on display. Making it easier to connect with someone who just happens to be wearing an awesome costume. So, take … Read more

Awesome Homemade Wheelchair Costume from the Cat in the Hat

homemade wheelchair costume

I love making my son’s costumes. This homemade wheelchair costume from Dr. Seuss was fun. Also, all five of my kids join in and do a new theme every year. We always enjoy it. In addition, we do trunk or treat at church. Making the Homemade Wheelchair Costume In order to make the Cat in … Read more

Awesome Homemade Child Wheelchair Costume

child wheelchair costume

Wizard of Oz Inspiration Cody is a very happy 12 year old boy who has CP, a dandy walker malformation and epilepsy. In short, he is medically fragile and each year is more special than the last. He just made his way 3,000 miles across country a few months ago to join his Active Duty … Read more

Awesome DIY Vanellope von Schweetz Wheelchair Costume

vanellope von schweetz wheelchair costume

My 3 year old daughter, Abby, is wearing this Vanellope von Schweetz wheelchair costume. Abby uses a wheelchair/adaptive stroller to get around. And it tends to attract not so great attention to us both on a daily basis. Abby was born very prematurely, I was only 23 weeks pregnant. She’s had 27 surgeries 21 of … Read more

Homemade Funny Wheelchair Costume for a Super Rad Girl

funny wheelchair costume

Every year we try to do something pretty cool and different for my daughter who has quadraplegic cerebral palsy and is in a power chair that she controls using her head. We came up with this funny wheelchair costume. Her chair has a lot going on so working around it isn’t always easy but where … Read more

Coolest Darth Vader and Ship Costume

Coolest Darth Vader and Ship Costume

My son is wheelchair bound and loves to participate with other kids. He loves dressing for Halloween. We try to make his costume a spectacular one. This year he wanted to be Darth Vader, so we put on our thinking caps and we built a ship to fit over his wheelchair. That made one little … Read more

Pink Cadillac Elvis Wheelchair Halloween Costume

Pink Cadillac Elvis Wheelchair Halloween Costume

I wanted to share our son’s wheelchair Halloween costume this year. Sam has a very rare, untreatable, terminal brain disease called Vanishing White Matter Disease that causes him to be wheelchair bound. While the disease has caused him to lose motor control, it has not affected him cognitively. We visited Graceland earlier in the year and … Read more

Handicap Little Girl Becomes a Princess

Handicap Little Girl Becomes a Princess

Charlie Dawn is a special needs little girl. She can not sit up or walk. So her daddy and me, her momma built our little princess her very own castle. We build a frame out of 1 x 2, zip tie it to her wheelchair and then staple carboard around it. We painted it a … Read more

The Amazing Scoop and Bob the Builder Costume

The Amazing Scoop and Bob the Builder Costume

How did we come up with the idea for this costume? Jack our 5 year old son is riding his wheelchair Scoop! Jack loves trucks so much. He plays with the truck Scoop every single day. We have lots of photos of him laying on the sofa hugging his truck. His love for trucks is … Read more

Rocket Batplane Wheelchair Costume

Rocket Batplane Wheelchair Costume

This is my son, he is 8 years old, has cerebral palsy so he is confined to a wheelchair. I wanted him to be like the other kids for one night so I wanted t create a costume that “hid: his wheelchair. I used three boards to make the frame, two card board boxes, lots of … Read more

Toddler’s Creative Dinozord Wheelchair Costume!

Toddler's Creative Dinozord Wheelchair Costume!

My sweet boy wanted to be a Mighty Morphin Power Ranger, and I of course need to include his wheelchair! I transformed it into a tyranasourus dinozord! When walking around trick or treating, a little girl said, “but I thought the original Power Rangers were over”. Those who recognized who sean was for Halloween the … Read more

Wheelchair Pacman and Family of Ghosts Halloween Costumes

Wheelchair Pacman and Family of Ghosts Halloween Costumes

My son, a wheelchair user, wanted to be PacMan, so the idea evolved into a family costume theme since PacMan needs ghosts!  I (mom) made the costumes 100% from scratch.  It was a challenge to get PacMan to sit above the wheels of the chair and just right enough for my son to see in … Read more

Wreck-It Ralph Family Costume with Sugar Racer Wheelchair Costume

Wreck-It Ralph Family Costume with Sugar Racer Wheelchair Costume

Our daughter Ana was born with Rett Syndrome and is in a wheelchair. When we started planning our costumes we wanted to make something for her wheelchair that would make her feel like everybody else trick or treating.  I wanted people to notice her for her costume and not her wheelchair and disability. When I … Read more

Coolest DJ Wheelchair Costume

Coolest DJ Wheelchair Costume

DJ Sean is our special needs child who loves music.  He is wheelchair bound and we decided after seeing a picture of a DJ wheelchair costume a year ago, to make our own version.  A ton of people love the costume; and enjoyed the old school DJ / dance music.  Lots of questions were asked as … Read more

Interactive Arcade Game Couples Costume

Interactive Arcade Game Couples Costume

We went to my sister’s house on Halloween night, where the street gets hundreds of Trick or Treaters, all the neighbors are out on their porches blasting Halloween music, it’s the kind of crowded, festive streets you see in the movies. We had a constant line for hours of children and teenagers (and a few … Read more

Hiro Riding Baymax Wheelchair Costume

Hiro Riding Baymax Wheelchair Costume

My son, Reese, loves dressing up for Halloween and loves to come up with challenging ideas to incorporate his wheelchair into the costume. This year, he decided to tackle turning his wheelchair into Baymax (from the Disney movie, “Big Hero 6”) so that he could be dressed as Hiro riding on Baymax’s back. First, we … Read more

Wheelchair Flower Garden Costume

Wheelchair Flower Garden Costume

This wheelchair flower garden costume was grown (created) with lots of love for my daughter. Steps to Make the Wheelchair Flower Garden Costume I purchased a lattice fence from Home Depot and had them cut it into 4 squares. I only needed to use 3 to cover the 2 sides and front and connected them together … Read more

Alyssa’s Tinkerbell Tale Costume

Alyssa's Tinkerbell Tale Costume

Alyssa is a 7 year old girl with Rett Syndrome.  She is confined to a wheelchair so we try to really put extra effort into her costume every year!  This year, during a visit to Disney World, she LOVED Tinkerbell.  Her spunky personality reminded us of Alyssa so the idea was born! We decided that … Read more