Wonder Vests Weighted Vests offer children gentle pressure on their muscles and joints. Designed for kids, these colorful, tactile, weighted therapy tools help children reduce instances of distraction and hyperactivity, and may aid in concentration skills.
This wonderful weighted vest features easily removable weights, 6 separate weight pouches (2 shoulder weights and 4 lower weights), 3 one-inch buttons, child-friendly fabric design that doesn't “look like a weighted vest”, and a durable, washable and dryable fabric. Available in both children's and adult's sizes. For best results, wear 20-30 minutes; then remove for 20-30 minutes and repeat throughout the day.
The Weighted Wearables original denim Wonder Vests are presently being used throughout the United States by therapists, teachers, and parents.
- Color: Denim blue
- For best results, wear vest 20-30 minutes on, then 20-30 minutes off, repeat throughout the day
- 3 colorful 1 inch buttons close in front or back
- Can be easily used independently by school-age children
- Weighted pouches inserted securely inside lining pockets, removable for cleaning vest.
- Machine wash and dry, Scotch Guard™ cotton denim
Weight Set Incl. Chest Length XX-Small
17.5" Adult Sizes
Weight Set Inc l.
Chest Length X-Small
The vests are made to run slightly shorter in the length because the weight should not sit on the person’s hip area when seated to get the most benefit from the weight. We can make special orders for specific lengths if needed, however there will be an additional charge.
Additional Information** Disclaimer** These vests should be used with direction or advice of a therapist, and should only be used while under adult supervision.
Who are your products designed for?
Weighted Wearables products can be used for children and adults with Autism, PDD (Pervasive Development Disorder), ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder), ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), CP (Cerebral Palsy), MD (Muscular Dystrophy) and various sensory integration needs.
How do weighted products help someone with a sensory processing disorder?
The deep pressure provided by all of our products provides important sensory information to the joints and muscles. This proprioceptive input is calming and organizing for children with sensory issues.**Lindsey Biel, The Sensory Smart Child” p.305Do any of your products contain lead?
No, all products have always been made lead free. Our products are safely weighted with steel beads and popcorn seeds.Are the trims on the vests and the prints for the other products gender neutral?
Yes, they are gender neutral. We do have some prints that are more gender specific. We would be happy to help you with ordering a more “boy” or “girl” product. There would not be a charge for this unless you request something we don’t carry.Do you take special orders for certain patterns or fabric?
Yes, we do accept special orders. Please consult your product specialist for pricing.How do I know what size vest to order?
It is best to measure the chest, under the arms, and order by that measurement. Use our measurement chart to determine the user's size.What are the weighted vests weighted with?
The weight is steel beads encased in a vinyl pouch.Are the weights in the vest removable?
Yes, they are all removable and need to be removed prior to washing the vest.
All children and adults do not have the same sensory integration needs. Weighted products should be used under the direction and advice of a healthcare professional or licensed therapist and should be used under adult supervision.