Nekkid: Examining Disability, identity, and Clothing in Adolescence

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Vaughn, Megan
disabled teens; identity; teens; adolescence; clothing; Disability and Equity in Education; Educational Psychology
thesis / dissertation description
This paper is an exploration into the connections between disability, identity, and clothing. The result is a guide for young apparel designers that give practical applications within apparel design through considerations in pattern configuration, textiles, and trims to better meet the needs of consumers with spinal cord injuries that use wheelchairs.