First-ever adaptive Disney Halloween costumes now available

ShopDisney.comBy GENEVIEVE SHAW BROWN, ABC News

(NEW YORK) — Real-life superheroes can now easily dress up as their favorite Disney heroes and heroines this Halloween or any other time.

On Monday, ShopDisney.com released a first-ever line of adaptive costumes to its Halloween lineup.

The costumes are designed with stretch fabric that opens in back for easier dressing, longer lengths for wheelchair-friendly wear and flap openings on the front center with self-stick fabric closure to accommodate tube access.

The wheelchair cover sets fit most wheelchairs and come with supportive plastic piping pieces for added stability and long self-stick fabric strips to help keep the pieces in place.

On offer: Cinderella’s Coach Wheelchair Cover Set, Incredimobile Wheelchair Cover Set along with Cinderella Adaptive Costume, Buzz Lightyear Adaptive Costume and Incredibles 2 Adaptive Costume.

The adaptive costumes are now available on shopDisney.com to order. The wraps are available for pre-order. Both wraps and costumes will be coming to certain Disney Parks in the future.

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New weekly unemployment filings tick up to 870,000

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