Item # DR7211, DR6286, DR6287, DR6288

Weighted Explorer's Vest

From $46.99
Size Guide
SizeWidthLength
S 25” 14”
M 28” 16”
L 32” 18”
XL 35" 20"

Measurements are in inches.

Notes

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

Measurements shown reflect the size of the vest. To measure circumference, lift arms slightly and measure around the widest part of the body. Measurements are in inches. Place weights into pockets based on your child's weight and preferences. Additional weights sold separately.

Use with adult guidance. Never use to cover face or restrict child's movement. User should be able to remove weighted clothing without help. Follow the age and weight guidelines stated on the product insert. Do not allow user to sleep with weighted clothing. Use weighted products with guidance from a therapist. Weights should be carefully and gradually adjusted for each person's needs (10% of total body weight is a common standard. The total should never exceed 10-15% of total body weight).

Helps With

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

Details

  • Includes 2 lbs. of weights: two 1/2 lb. weights and four 1/4 lb. weights (additional weights sold separately)
  • 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.)

Safety-Tested

Weighted clothing are designed to support children with various sensory needs. Tested by an independent and accredited third-party lab, this clothing item meets or exceeds government safety standards for lead, flammability, sharp edges and physical hazards. We also test the seams of the fabric and adjustable weights to help ensure the long-term durability for our most active wearers.

Additional Accessories

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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.

When using our products, remember that you – as the caregiver – know your child best. Please follow our safety recommendations, and provide additional supervision as needed for your child.

Though no chewy is indestructible, our categories can be helpful when choosing a chewy. Make sure the chewy you choose is appropriate for your child’s development and needs. Please follow our safety recommendations for chewies. Chewies should always be used with adult supervision.