Finding the right pair of shoes for children with special needs can be difficult. Some of these children have a hard time expressing their needs. Without having their needs properly communicated, it can be hard to determine whether a pair of shoes truly fit their feet or not.
Karen Wang wrote an article on friendshipcircle.org that gives 17 tips on how to find the right shoes for your child with special needs. Her first suggestion is to figure out what fit your child prefers. She further explains that some children like the comfort of shoes with high tops, while others prefer a looser fitting shoe. Taking the time to let your child make their own decisions based off of their preference will help ease the shoe picking process.
Click here to read the full article by Karen Wang at friendshipcircle.org, and to get more tips on how to find the right shoe for children with special needs.
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