7 questions to ask to make your wedding more accessible for your disabled guests

I've attended events where I had trouble accessing information, or was entirely excluded, because of my blindness, auditory processing disorder, or food intolerances. I want to ensure our friends and family are included and accommodated at our wedding in the ways that work for them. How do we make it accessible for everyone? And not just for mobility issues, but for social anxiety, food intolerances, varied budgets, and more. Here are the questions I asked to make my own wedding accessible for myself and my guests…

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A Star Wars meets A Christmas Carol queer disabled multi-state wedding (in a blizzard!)

When we started planning our wedding, we quickly realized that since our families were separated by many states (I was raised in the midwest, he's from Virginia), it was going to be a logistical nightmare for us to get everyone together in one spot, so we decided to honor both sides of our family by coming to them. So we planned two weddings, one in VA and another celebration in IL.

An intimate, sweet, & totally accessible mountain wedding

Our goal was a bespoke mountain wedding with our closest family and friends. My fiance, Jeromie, is a quadriplegic who uses an electric wheelchair and we wanted to make sure the wedding would be fully accessible. My parents hand made many of the decorations (such as the arch from the trees in their backyard). It ended up being perfectly tailored for us!

It's a PowerHockey love story with vintage details & some Nightmare Before Christmas

Selena and Josh first met during a PowerHockey tournament in Detroit. For those unfamiliar with the sport, PowerHockey is similar to floor hockey, but all the players play in power wheelchairs. Josh was one of the players, and Selena was an assistant to one of his teammates. When Selena and Josh met, they immediately clicked and shared a lot of laughs.They eventually reconnected a while later, this time for good.

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Old Hollywood glittery glam reigns at this retro theater wedding

We featured Dara and Michael's vintage-styled drive-in theater engagement photos that were the bee's knees. This week we are super lucky to be able to feature their whole wedding including even more vintage style, theater flair, and a couple of super cute and customized Funko figures as cake toppers. Don't miss the movie theater candy favors, Dara's Gatsby-inspired headpiece (it was like 1950s meets 1920s!), and Old Hollywood glam decor…