Adaptive tricycles and bicycles are available to accommodate a vast array of special needs. Hand-pedaled recumbent tricycles make it possible for those without the use of their legs. Children, teens and adults with cerebral palsy and similar disorders can select tricycles specially designed to increase strength and coordination.
Caregivers to autistic children can ride with their child on tandem special needs tricycles built to accommodate one adult and one child rider. Special training wheels are available for standard bikes that can support up to 150 lbs. without bending.