Weighted Compression Vest

Amanda

"My 4 year old has a tough time self regulating, and calming down, she absolutely loves this! This has really helped her with her attention and regulating."

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Description
MATERIALS:
Soft Neoprene, Mesh, Velcro

MEASUREMENTS:
Small: 21-26 inches wide x 13-14 inches long
Medium: 24-30 inches wide x 15-16 inches long
Large: 28-34 inches wide x 18-19 inches long

WHAT'S INCLUDED:
Harkla Weighted Compression Vest
2lbs of weight: (4) 14 lb weights & (2) 12 lb weights

INTERIOR WEIGHT POCKETS:
2 pockets on the front
4 pockets on the back

Are you looking for a tool to help your child feel secure, calm, and focused?

Harkla’s weighted compression vest for kids with sensory issues, autism, and ADHD combines the sensory input tool with a wearable by applying pressure to sensitive areas of the body. Simply place the vest over your child's clothing, and watch your little one return to feeling grounded and in control.

A perfect addition to the classroom, pack the weighted compression vest with your child's school supplies for on-the-go sensory integration therapy. It works well on travel, too! Improve both their and your car rides with a vest providing deep pressure sensory input.

The compression weighted vest for kids is made out of soft neoprene and is built to last. Unlike other brands, Harkla has built-in ventilation using mesh to make sure your child stays cool while receiving the sensory integration therapy benefits.


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Our Snuggly Design
GENTLE DEEP PRESSURE INPUT
Provides a calming & gentle ongoing hug-like effect
MACHINE WASHABLE
Machine & spot clean washable
FRONT & BACK MESH
Breathable mesh on the front & back to keep your little one cool
INCLUDES 2LBS OF WEIGHT
(4) 14 lb weights & (2) 12 lb weights for a customized fit
Our Lifetime Guarantee

LIFETIME MONEY-BACK COMMITMENT

We don't mess around with our commitment. Unless you are 100% satisfied, we aren't satisfied either. We're a company that truly cares about you and will answer any question or concerns you have.

This means that if you are not absolutely happy with your product, we will not only refund you without question, we will cover the return shipping. There's no reason you should pay for a product you aren't happy with.

Free Digital Mini Course & Bonus Activities Included

Fun, Therapeutic Activities to Help Your Child Enjoy Every Moment using Harkla’s Sensory Tools!

Free Digital Mini Course & Bonus Activities Included

Fun, Therapeutic Activities to Help Your Child Enjoy Every Moment using Harkla’s Sensory Tools!

When you purchase any product at Harkla, we’ll send you digital access to your free product mini course!

Rachel Harrington (COTA/L, AC) & Jessica Hill (COTA/L), Harkla’s in-house experts, give you actionable advice on:

  • How your Harkla product works
  • How to introduce our sensory tools/toys into daily life
  • The best practices on how to use it
  • And our top 10 favorite fun, therapeutic activities
Why The Weight?

DEEP TOUCH PRESSURE

The science behind weighted compression vests is called Deep Touch Pressure (DTP). DTP is simply distributed weight across the body. If you'd like to read more about the natural benefits of DTP, we wrote a guide to it here.

DTP releases serotonin in the body which turns into melatonin, as well as decreased nervous system activity. These combine to give a feeling of calm, relaxation and naturally improved sleep. If you'd like to dive into the studies about weighted compression vests and the science behind them, we wrote an article on it here.

Giving Back On Our Sales

1% of all Sales go to the University of Washington Autism CenteR

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At Harkla, our goal is to help those with special needs live happy and healthy lives. To continue this mission, we donate 1% of every sale to the University of Washington Autism Center. This money gets split between providing families in the Seattle area access to therapy they can’t afford, funding cutting edge autism research, and our annual scholarship to the University of Washington Autism Center’s APEX Summer Camp.

“As a business committed to supporting families, Harkla has generously provided multiple scholarships so that children with autism and ADHD can attend our summer camp at the UW Autism Center. We’re grateful for Harkla’s support!”

Benjamin Aaronson, PhD
Director, APEX Summer Camp Program
University of Washington Autism Center

Customer Reviews

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Megan B.
Amazing difference!

This weighted vest, has been a lifesaver for our little boy. The amount of calmness & self-regulation he is able to take in from this vest, is just absolutely amazing.
Would highly recommend if you have a kiddo with severe sensory issues.

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HotRodSally
Great for calming ADS child....

As any parent or grandparent knows any ADS child (our grandson is 3 years old and is a#3 on the spectrum) it can be almost impossibly painful to stand by and watch your child "act out" as it were, w/o being able to help no Matter how much you try to talk them down or whatever other device you've learned or been taught by therapists. This vest was my wife's idea after watching a YouTube video AND it DEFINITELY WORKS. After the first day of use on our grandson (for approx. 1 hour) we noticed a marked lack of distress on his part, so we upped the wear usage to 3 hours a day and that seems to be the ideal (at least at this point,..about 2 weeks since we first got it) amount of time to utilize. That may or may not change as the occaission/s arise!However, thus far we recommend it HIGHLY and UNRESERVEDLY! Hope this was HELPFUL to all the others out there with loved ones afflicted by this terrible and heartbreaking condition!

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Sharon G.
Weighted compression vest

The weighted compression vest has had a positive effect on my Grandson. He wearS it to his therapy sessions and his music class. He tends to stay more grounded when he wears it

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Sharon G.
Weighted compression vest

The weighted compression vest has had a positive effect on my Grandson. He wearS it to his therapy sessions and his music class. He tends to stay more grounded when he wears it

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Audiophile M.(.B.
Love it!

My son uses his sensory swing to spin so this was an absolute must have. Your swing will twist and spin regardless if you have this or not. Adding this swivel just means the swing won't tangle up & will be nice and smooth.