Kids Weighted Jacket +shoulder weights
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|Size||Chest - cms|
|1 Child X Small||74cms|
|2 Child Small||86cm|
|3 Child Medium||94cm|
|4 Child Large||104cm|
Kids Weighted Jacket +shoulder weights Prices From - £63.95
Product Code: WFL
Our weighted jackets are the only weighted blankets with a CE marking and are registered as a medical device with the MHRA (Medical & Healthcare Regulatory Agency)
The deep pressure provided by weighted jackets has a "calming and organising" effect on the body´s proprioceptive system.
A full set of weights are included with each jacket :
The completed jacket weights are as follows :
XS Child 1.75kg Small Child 2.0kg Med Child 2.3kg, Large Child 2.5kg
All weights are removable enabling the weight to optimised for the wearer and also allowing easy washing.
Additional weights can be purchased separately.
They are commonly recommended by Occupational Therapists for use in the classroom to increase attention span and reduce hyperactivity often seen in children with autism, ADHD, sensory and learning difficulties.
Designed and made in the UK, our jackets have weight pockets on the shoulders giving deep pressure where it´s really needed. Further weight can be added around the body.
Our jackets are a waistcoat manufactured from high quality fleece with a cotton lining. The lining contains a total of seven pockets which are strategically placed for the insertion of weights. Pockets are located on each shoulder allowing weights to be placed in the upper body area - giving the effect of someone pressing down gently on the shoulders - which is both effective and comfortable for the wearer.
The jackets are stylish and do not stand out as a therapeutic aid allowing them to be worn in school without drawing unwanted attention!
Weights are sewn into reinforced pouches and are interchangeable for maximum safety and comfort.
Weighted jackets can benefits those who:
- have autism, ADHD, sensory processing disorder
- appear hyperactive and/or excessive shifting in their seat
- have a short attention span and are easily distracted
- show tactile sensitivity - ie need to touch everything or are resistant to touch
- have poor awareness of their body and body position
- display self stimulatory behaviour such as rocking, twirling and chewing.