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Disabled and Special Needs Footwear and Advice

Support offered for children with special educational needs and disabilities

Finding suitable footwear for a range of special needs is not always easy or straight forward, most standard shoe shops will attempt to help you but very few have the expertise to discover your exact needs.  Established footwear retailer since 1965 with lots of experience in dealing with ‘problematic feet", Wide Fit Shoes cater for adults and children that wear  shoes for orthotics and designed to cater for anybody that wears a corrective device for a disability or condition including braces, foot splints and we fully cater for wide trainers for the main special needs children and adults that enjoy a whole range of athletics including the Special Olympics.

Others areas that require expert advice include:

(links below are clickable to aid access for the blind or those with dexterity problems.)

Shoes for diabetics supplied and fitted so they do not cause sores or blisters that can be dangerous for diabetics.

Shoes for Hammer Toes cater for a range of foot deformities often caused by muscle imbalance.

Shoes for plantar fasciitis these alleviate heal pain caused by a number of conditions.

Shoes for Lymphoedema  are designed to cater for a wide range of footwear problems for all disabilities and special needs.

Mens Velcro Shoes are perfect for those having problems putting on or taking off footwear.

Wide fit sandals solve a range of problems including catering for insoles or swollen feel.

Womens wide fit shoes are designed specifically for women with swollen feel and come in a larger range of colours and styles.

Many answers or problems can be undertaken over the phone but parents or carers of the disabled and specials child or adult are most welcome in person in our Harrow based shop.  We also assist orthopaedic hospitals, podiatrists, foot clinics, general health clinics and doctors’ surgeries throughout all London Boroughs by offering personal referrals and specialist advice so that the footwear needs of people with disabilities and specific health conditions and correctly catered for.

Anybody suffering from the any of the conditions above or require  shoes and footwear for any specific problem can find out more via the links or by calling us for free over the phone advice or by making an appointing for a free consultation to discuss the exact footwear healthcare needs.

Advice and consultation is provided free for  all conditions that cause buying standard footwear to be impossible, there is no obligation to purchase shoes or footwear or even to visit our store, telephone advice is always available to cater for all areas. 

Wide Fit Shoes offer the best advice to cater for your disability or healthcare needs in footwear and are passionate about ensuring all people with disabilities have access to the best advice and are able to receive specialist advice and services when needed.

Service details

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Ensuring their individual footwear needs are correctly met.


Store access and advice available by telephone or email.

Where to go

Name of venue
Wide Fit Shoes
Venue address
33 Kenton Park Parade

Who to contact

020 8907 1742
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