"Accessible Wear" opens in West Allis

clothing designed for people with unique needs

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by Michele McCormack

WEST ALLIS-Neil Sherman watched his parents struggle with dressing as they aged.

He came up with an idea to open up a clothing store for people with unique needs. Those who didn't have the best mobility, were in wheel chairs, or had prosthetic limbs.

On September 20th, his dream was realized when he opened "Accessible Wear" at 11045 West National Avenue in West Allis.

His father passed away, but his 96 year old mother was on hand to cut the ribbon.

Sherman told CBS 58 News that, "This is something different and we've been working hard at it for a long time. We can't cure you, but we can make your life easier."

The garments look the same as department stores, but have secret snaps, Velcro or magnets making it easier to put on and take off.

The shop is also designed to accommodate people using wheelchairs and other equipment to get around.

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