New York Fashion Week is a chance for designers and models to shine, and this year, one nonprofit organization showcased adaptive fashion made specifically for people with disabilities in the Runway of Dreams Fashion Show. For model Dustin Giannelli, it's about his hearing aids."I can't get my (hearing aids) wet. If it's raining I have to be able to put my hood on," he said. "There is also an adaptive sweatshirt for people in wheelchairs. I've got zippers on the side of my shoes which make it adaptive for people that have issues putting sneakers on." Mindy Scheier, a fashion designer by trade, founded Runway of Dreams because her son, now 18, has muscular dystrophy and "just wanted to be able to wear jeans like everyone else and there were no mainstream options for him."

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