South Carolina firefighters push for more inclusive Halloween experiences

  • Source: WCSC-TV CBS 5 Charleston
  • Published: 10/31/2023 12:00 AM

VIDEO: The Professional Firefighters Association of South Carolina wants the Lowcountry to know the “tricks” to “treat” others with kindness this Halloween. The group is encouraging more neighbors to go the extra mile in creating a more inclusive experience, whether that contribution is big or small. Halloween, a widely celebrated holiday for many in the United States, is a time filled with all things sweet and spooky. However, it can be a difficult season for children with intellectual or physical disabilities to navigate. The PFFASC claims motor skills, non-verbalities and sensory issues associated with disabilities can often affect a child’s trick-or-treating experience. Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention state one in six children aged three to seventeen have one or more developmental disabilities.


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