PATTI + RICKY: Online Department Store for People with Disabilities

Here’s what I know: as an individual in a wheelchair, finding something as simple as a coat that works for me is anything but simple.  While most women shop for style, I have to shop for something that fits my short torso, that’s lightweight, and easy to move in.  Shopping for other items (e.g. sweatshirts, […]

Runway of Dreams

Quite some time ago, I wrote a featured article on “Independence Day Clothing”, a clothing line designed for children with autism, developed by a mom of a child with autism.  There is another clothing line I’ve yet to discuss on here called “Runway of Dreams”, which was also developed by a mom of a child […]

Clothing line changes way children with autism get dressed

Zippers, buttons, and tags–oh my!  These features are found on a majority of clothing.  To many, seams and zippers are, well, seams and zippers; but for several children with autism, these are often insurmountable obstacles. Lauren Thierry, the mother of a boy with autism, created the “Independence Day Clothing” line to help children with autism […]