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7 Benefits of Adaptive Clothing

Adaptive clothing is specialized clothing that is modified to enable easier dressing for people with a disability. The clothing is made to help people with a high degree of disability, as well as their caregivers, or to assist individuals with a lower degree of disability to dress independently. The seven benefits of adaptive clothing are:
• Typically incorporates flat seams to reduce friction.
• Discreet adaptations make the clothing look as normal as possible.
• Has easy access with snaps and Velcro.
• Roomy design to accommodate incontinence aids.
• Longer rise in the back to accommodate sitting in wheelchairs.
• Elastic waist for increased comfort and reduced effort when dressing.
• Allows wearers dignity and independence.

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