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What is adaptive clothing, and how can it make life easier for people with a disability?

Dais Newsfeed | 03/12/2021 11:00 PM | Click to read full article

Have you ever tried to do up a zip or button a shirt one-handed? Put on a pair of jeans while seated? Advances in “adaptive clothing” aim to address these problems.

Adaptive clothes are specially designed for people with a disability. This can mean providing one-handed zippers on shoes, replacing buttons with magnetic closures or designing clothing and footwear so you can get dressed while in a seated position.