Each vest features both shoulder (1/4 lb. each) and pocket weights (1 lb. each) providing weight through the shoulders and towards the hips for maximum benefit. The vest features pockets for holding fidgets and stylish buttons for easy dressing and undressing. This is a terrific vest for children who benefit from having sensory input during the day for calming, focus and attention. Children with autism and sensory needs can benefit from weighted products such as a weighted vest for the sensory input needed.
- Appeals to boys and girls
- Button front makes dressing a snap
- Provides 2.5 lbs. of shoulder and torso weight for sensory input - additional weights can be purchased
- Ages 4-Tween
- The small vest can hold up to 6 lbs., the medium vest can hold up to 11 lbs and the large vest can hold up to 12 lbs. However, weights should be carefully and gradually adjusted for each person's needs. (5% of total body weight is a common standard. The total should never exceed 10-15% of total body weight).