International Journal of Home Science
2020, VOL. 6 ISSUE 2, PART E
Adaptive clothing for disabled people
Author(s): Neenu Poonia and Pinki
Over the years, mental, locomotor, physical, communicational, emotional, mobility and situational are various forms of disability. Among several types of disabilities, clothing is primarily deals with physical disabilities. It is a limitation on a person’s physical functioning, mobility, dexterity or stamina. Persons with physical disabilities are also an important component of society. Disabilities have its strong impact on one’s ability to move around freely. To address this disability adaptive or functional clothing are designed which helps to minimize joint movements and pain faced by patient while dressing or undressing. It also decreases the amount of patient handling performed by attendant. Thus, it allows making life easier and substantially improving the quality of life for disabled people by a better choice of good looking and functional clothing.
How to cite this article:
Neenu Poonia, Pinki. Adaptive clothing for disabled people. Int J Home Sci 2020;6(2):238-241.