October 2005 - Halloween Costumes and Treats

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Family Resources: October 2005

One of the of the aims of the TRIS project is to raise awareness of rare trisomy conditions and the variety of situations and concerns families encounter. This page is intended to share resources that families can use in their daily lives.

We are now archiving previous months' Family Resources pages.

This October you can impress guests with these great fast treats and great creative costumes. The following web sites have great ideas for October festive costumes and treats for the party. It might take a little time to create some of the costumes but our kids are definitely worth it. Everyone will be impressed. There are also fast recipe ideas that you and your children can make together.


Links to over 150 costumes ideas to kick start your imagination. Many of them require little to no sewing. You can piece together various ideas to create one costume.


Scroll down to the section on costume ideas for wheelchairs, canes, and crutches for directions on costumes that accommodate for special equipment. Some even includes respirators. Sorry no pictures, but great ideas.


This web site has more fun ideas for costumes that meet the needs of special equipment. There are some great ideas.


Here are some "outside the box" ideas that you can pull off inexpensively.  Depending on your mood, these will either accentuate or disguise a disability.