Still need some last minute holiday gifts for a loved one? If you know a friend, teacher, coworker or community member with a disability or know someone who could just use a cool disability-related gadget that could improve their quality of life check out these latest disability inspired gift ideas below!
This UK based company provides the ability to match your cane, crutch or walking device to your outfit! Suitable for both men and women, the ‘sticks’ are made from lightweight aluminum and come in patterns or with engravings for all sizes. Check them out here.
A fun way for any wheelchair user to pimp their ride this holiday season. Choose from printed designs, full color or design your own from Spokz, another UK based company. Take a look at all their designs http:/www.spokz.co.uk/sections/wheelchair-spoke-guards.asp">here.
Wheelchair Cup Holder
Does your loved one use a wheelchair or walk with crutches or a walker? This cup holder would be the perfect accessory for them to take their beverage of choice with them wherever they go! 1-800wheelchair.com has tons of different designs at various price ranges to http:/www.1800wheelchair.com/asp/view-category-products.asp?category_id=617">choose from.
Jumbo Remote Control
Know someone with a visual or mobility impairment? A jumbo remote control can be programmed to work with many different electronics, providing ease of use and independence for those who have difficulty with fine motor skills or who may have a visual impairment. Check them out here.
Dog Tags or Medical Bracelet
Now the traditional medical bracelet comes in lots of sizes, shapes and modern designs so they look like a fashion accessory rather than a medical “news flash” around your neck or wrist. The Christopher Reeve Foundation provides a great option – superman dog tags. You could consider having them engraved with important medical information and 100% of the proceeds benefit the Christopher Reeve Foundation. You can find them here.
3E Love Apparel
Want to show your disability pride? Check out 3E Love-- a forward-thinking company providing apparel and accessories not only for people with disability to show their disability pride but also for caregivers, friends, family members, etc. They sell everything from short and long sleeved t-shirts to sweatshirts, stickers, decals and jewelry all featuring their wheelchair heart logo - an international symbol of acceptance. Shop online now.
As with anyone you are choosing a gift for, consider the person first, not their ability and you will be sure to give a smile this holiday season. What are your favorite disability inspired gifts? Share in the comments!