Weighted vests provide children with sensory processing difficulties the deep pressure sensory input that they need to calm and organise themselves. The benefit of a weighted vest is the ability to move around and participate in a task while receiving the deep pressure input.
This quality finished, Australian manufactured vest weighs between 1kg and 1.6kg with four removable double stitched pouches containing steel pellet to insert in the inside pockets. A weighted vest should be 5% of the child’s body weight. Some children may benefit with a little more weight of up to 10% of their body weight. Extra weighted pouch sets may be purchased separately.
Side and back velcro make dressing and adjusting the vest simple. A medium size vest is suitable for chest size 65-69cm.
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