Item # DR6286, DR6287, DR6288, DR6285

Weighted Explorer's Vest

Starts at $46.99
Size Guide
SizeWidthLengthApprox. Age
S 25” 14” 2-4
M 28” 16” 5-6
L 32” 18” 7-9
XL 35" 20" 10-12

Measurements are in inches.

Black Weighted Compression Vests are 1" longer than other Weighted Compression Vests to accommodate Teen/Adult sizing.


Notes

Measurements shown reflect the size of the vest. To measure for width, lift arms slightly and measure around your chest.

For a snug fit with compression vests, select a vest where the smallest width

Measurement is at least 4 inches less than the measurement around your chest.

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Product Description

Calming Weight and Pockets for Everything!

Be prepared for all of life’s adventures with our safari-style vest! Comfortable and stylish, our khaki cotton vest boasts many pockets inside and out. In addition to removable weights, stash your own chewies, fidgets and toys in the pockets. Perfect for kids who need proprioceptive input to calm and organize. Zipper and hook-and-loop closures encourage fine motor skill development. Use the zipper to open and close the vest and the hook-and-loop closure to open and close the pockets.

  • Provides proprioceptive feedback to help focus and self-regulate
  • Supports kids and adults with ADHD, sensory integration disorder or autism
  • Made by Fun and Function
  • Ages 2-12

 

Getting Started

Includes 2 lbs. of weight: four 1/4 lb. weights and two 1/2 lb. weights. Additional weights sold separately (see accessories). Weights are safely positioned in pockets inside the vest and can be added or removed. Learn about the calming benefits of weights and compression.

Use weighted products with guidance from a therapist. You may benefit from 20-30 minutes of wear each hour, or longer. Use with adult supervision.

Helps With

Mood & Attention, Sensory Over Responding, Sensory Seeking, Travel Issues

Details

  • 100% cotton khaki vest with POM plastic "D" ring
  • 100% polyester hook and loop closure for all pockets
  • 100% cotton weights filled with steel pellets.
  • To wash vest, remove weights. Machine wash cold. Air dry.
  • Color: Khaki
  • Small: Holds up to 6 lbs. of weight
  • Medium, Large & X-Large: Each hold up to 11 lbs. of weight
  • Please note: 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.)

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Always select products for your child’s developmental abilities, which can differ from chronological age. Consult with your pediatrician or therapist for guidance.