Tips for an Accessible Halloween
Halloween can be scary in more ways than one – the costumes, the pranks, the candy selection… and accessibility. A holiday that many see as fun and exciting can be anxiety inducing for others as they wonder if they will be able to fully participate with their peers. Here are a few tips for trick-or-treaters, their parents, and those who decide to hand out treats:
For those heading out:
- Plan your route out a few days before. Most houses should have their decorations up, so you will be able to assess which ones will be easily accessible.
- Costumes should not be tight, and not dragging on the ground either; you don’t want anything getting caught in wheels or tangled around canes. (more…)