You may have this well sorted. If you’ve been a wheelchair user and experienced increasing muscle weakness most of your life, you’ll probably know what to look for in terms of things like what styles and fastening options work for you with clothing and footwear and have found ways to manage hair and, if you use it, make-up. If your muscle strength is changing, this may be presenting new challenges for you, or you may find this is yet another area you’re having to re-think.
If you’ve got tips and advice to share, we’d love to hear from you!
And, you’re never too old to see what teenagers have to say…
In the meantime, if you’re looking for practical options for clothing, there are some suppliers listed in this section: Washing, Dressing, Clothing & Using The Toilet.
Page last updated: July 2019