Our deep pressure vest for autism applies compression and deep pressure to the wearer, offering proprioceptive feedback to the body and shoulders.


No weight is used - instead a deep pressure is applied to the body by the tight wrapping of the vest around the body.  


Challenging and sensory seeking behaviours are often reduced with the application of deep pressure. Anxiety and distress can be reduced by lowering the heart rate, calming breathing, in turn promoting a feeling of security.


Some autistic children and adults enjoy tight clothing or wrapping themselves up in sheets or a gym mat to give them the pressure they crave - the compression vest works on the same principle and benefits those with tactile and proprioceptive sensory problems.


Measurements :

  • SMALL -  bodywrap 65cm x 20cm, shoulder straps 40cm (ages 6-7 approx)
  • MEDIUM - bodywrap 85cm x 20cm, shoulder straps 50cm (ages 7 -14 approx)
  • LARGE - bodywrap 105cm x 25cm, shoulder straps 55cm (older children, teens and adults)

Deep Pressure "Bearhug" Vests


    Sense Sensory Ltd - Company Number: 10233330 - VAT number: 269495837

    Registered in the UK- Registered Address: 31 Tudor Way, Hockley, Essex, SS5 4EY

    Specialists in Sensory Room Design & Installation, Wall and Floor Padding for special needs, Sensory Garden Equipment and Sensory Toys

    Sensory Room Design & Installation - Sensory Products & Sensory Equipment - Safe Spaces- Floor & Wall Padding - Sensory Garden Equipment - School Sensory Room Design

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