Athlete, 66, Has Run 45 Marathons with People Who Have Disabilities: 'It's Like Their Super Bowl'
Since 2012, Peter Kline has run at least seven marathons a year while pushing people with disabilities in large jogging strollers.
Target 's Hyde and Eek! Boutique has unveiled two Halloween costumes adapted for wheelchair users. Boutique has unveiled two Halloween costumes adapted for wheelchair users. The company hopes they'll help even more children take part in the holiday fun.
Target 's Hyde and Eek! Boutique has unveiled two Halloween costumes adapted for wheelchair users. Parents of children with disabilities often go out of their way to make creative Halloween costumes . This year, they will have the option to buy them at a big-name store.
Parents of children with disabilities often go out of their way to make creative Halloween costumes. This year, they will have the option to buy them at a big-name store.
Target's Hyde and Eek! Boutique has unveiled two Halloween costumes adapted for wheelchair users. The company hopes they'll help even more children take part in the holiday fun.
One of the collection's wheelchair covers transforms the chair into a purple princess carriage. The other turns the chair into a pirate ship, complete with a Jolly Roger flag and waves for the wheels.
The matching wheelchair covers are sold separately.
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Parents of children with disabilities often go out of their way to make creative Halloween costumes . This year, they will have the option to buy them at a big-name store.
Target Is Selling Halloween Costumes For Kids With Disabilities This Year! So far, it's selling four awesome adaptive costumes . The Mighty spoke with a Target spokesperson to get more background on the line, as this isn't the first time it's sold sensory-friendly apparel.
There are also two new costumes with flat seams and no tags, for children with sensory issues: a shark and a unicorn.
Two years ago,designed for children with sensory processing sensitivities, which can include autism. Designers removed itchy tags, seams and other details that the children could find irritating or uncomfortable.
Through these collections, the company saw that changing small details of its designs could have a huge impact, according to a Target spokeswoman.
Target also unveiled of a series of sensory-friendly home items this spring.
Two mothers on a scaffolding denounce "the school at a discount" for their children with disabilities
Two mothers have climbed a scaffolding installed on the facade of a church in the center of Strasbourg at 4 o'clock in the morning, before going back down to 13:15, explained one of them, Marie Letter, member of Collectif Citoyen Handicap (CCH). Objective of the action: to protest against the lack of school assistants (AVS), responsible for accommodating children with disabilities in institutions.
They also demanded that the recruitment of these auxiliaries be better organized and that they be better trained.
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At the top of the scaffolding, fifteen meters high, they unfurled a banner marked with the pictogram symbolizing disability and proclaiming: "Discount School Avenir sacrificed"."250 AVS in Bas-Rhin" missing
According to Marie Laemmel, a member of the CCH who came to support the two mothers at the foot of the scaffold, she misses "250 AVS in the Bas-Rhin", which prevents schooling in good conditions students with disabilities.
Parallel to this action, several mothers of handicapped children were received at the rectorat Wednesday morning. At the end of the meeting, "the academic director [...] has promised us to do the best," said Marie Lettler, to explain the decision to end the action.
Another appointment was fixed "later" to the rectorate, added Marie Laemmel. It warns all the same:"We promise to go up if the situation does not evolve quickly"
"We have to eat, water and a megaphone" to alert the Strasbourg on the reception of disabled children, "in Bas-Rhin but also all over France, "she said earlier, while she was still perched on the scaffolding.More than 8,000 students with disabilities without return to school
"As long as the file will not be solved, [the two mothers] will not go down," said Marie Laemmel.
According to a statement from the CCH, "more than 8,000" children with disabilities "were unable to return to school (in France) for lack of school life support to accompany them, a number that has doubled this year."
On Wednesday morning, the parents were to meet "in front of [the] rectorates [s] throughout France to support them and all together to claim more resources for these children deprived of school, specialized classes or waiting for places in structure, "said the statement.
At the start of the school year, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe highlighted the government's efforts to welcome disabled children to school, recognizing that there was "still work".
According to him, 360,000 children with disabilities are currently hosted in schools in France.
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