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Autism Comfort Therapy  - by Comfort Silkie 
Security and Surrounding Blankets created for ultimate comfort response, Weighted Shoulder Packs, Mini Hug Pillows, and more. Designed by Comfort Therapist, Jeanelle Troncone and made in the USA from the highest quality to create tactile sensory bliss. Visit our website for more info about products, therapy, and the Aut-to-Comfort Program. Please join us in giving to the autistic community. A sensory comfort product is automatically donated to an autistic child when you order ANY item at Comfort Silkie and type in the code A2C at time of checkout.

Autism Movement Therapy
Through cognitive re-mapping, Joanne Lara's successful Autism Movement Therapy is an interhemispheric sensory integration technique incorporating movement and music in collaboration with Positive Behavior Support strategies to assist individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders in meeting and achieving their speech and language, social, and academic IEP goals.

Autism Pressure Vests by Special Needs Products LLC
High quality, low cost pressure vests and weighted pressure vests starting at $29.95 Our pressure vests come in five sizes and four colors. We even offer a camouflage style pressure vest or weighted vest. American made in Sycamore, Illinois and 100% guaranteed! Supplier to schools, clinics, and parents nationwide and internationally. is owned and run by a mother whose child is affected by Autism.  Our goal is to make finding the products you need easy and affordable.  Shipping is Free on most orders over $100.

Autism Strong, LLC
The mission of Autism Strong, LLC is to ease the post-diagnosis transition by offering innovatively packaged kits tailored to meet the sensory needs of people facing sensory processing disorders and comorbidities, as well as their caregivers. Products are geared towards sensory issues, but are not limited to autism or children on the spectrum. These products may also help individuals with migraines, anxiety, depression, or even PTSD.

Autistic Weighted Vest 
Our weighted deep pressure vest helps children with autism relax, feel calm. Based on sensory integration techniques, added weight and pressure provide unconscious information from muscles resulting in a relaxing calming effect on children with autism. Vests come in all sizes and look sleek like clothing, zip up front for a secure closure unlike velcro closures that can be easily torn open. Weights are in secure padded pockets on outside of vest for extra comfort !

ABL Denim
We make adaptive jeans that are easier to wear for people with disabilities. The "Sensory Jean" is made for kids with Sensory Integration Disorder. Made in a very soft denim that feels like a sweatpant, this pull-on jean has fewer seams touching the skin and has no metal or irritating tags. This is a real jean that the child will not want to take off!

Aunt Sandy's Sewing
Aunt Sandy's Sewing is all hand made products to help with your special needs, from infants to adult. I have a line of products from fidgets to weighted blankets and wheelchair products. Prices are very resonable and service is very quick. I do special orders without an added fee. I am also available to come to place of business for a demo/sale. If you are looking for something unique, let me know, I can make most anything and would like to help with your needs. Email with any questions

The Big Hug™ - Deep Pressure Positioning Aid
This exceptional Functional Form Therapeutic Aid was ergonomically designed to calm, reorganize and redirect the energy of children and adults living with autism or who are cognitively disabled and would benefit from deep pressure therapy.

The BioHug Vest™
The BioHug Vest™ provides soothing, hug-like deep pressure, with a difference.  The BioHug Vest™ provides long-lasting calming by constantly varying the location and duration of the calming "hugs" automatically.  Lighter than weighted devices and easily portable it may be used almost anywhere.  Its rechargeable battery provides hours of use between charges.  Developed and tested with occupational therapists, teachers and parents.

Bouncy Bands
Bouncy Bands attach to student desks (and chairs) to help release extra energy, anxiety, and nervousness by bouncing your feet or stretching your legs. Teachers report how they help students focus in class and get more work done. Instead of just shutting down when they get frustrated, students are able to get some relief during the day when they need to move and they are not allowed to get up from their desk. Many professionals use Bouncy Bands on waiting room chairs to help relieve anxiety.

Calming Clipper
As you know trips to the barbershop represent a real problem for anyone with sensory sensitivity.  This product solves this problem and provides a real in home alternative to noisy electric clipper.

Calming Clothing for Kids
Based on the ground-breaking research of Professor Temple Grandin, Calming Clothing is a patented therapeutic garment that supports children with a feeling of security and calmness through firm (but not tight) sensory touch feedback. Calming clothing is discreet and can be worn all day long underneath existing clothing for self-regulation without being obvious to others. Suitable for ASD, Rhett’s Syndrome, and other SPDs. Visit our website for further information and excellent testimonials.

Calming Hugs: Sensory Integration Solutions
Our weighted creations are designed to provide a stylish solution for sensory integration needs. We sell hug vests, hug pets, hug lap pads, hug weights, hug blankets, and more.

ChalkWild Wearable Art Therapy Backpack
Invented by an 11-year old boy, it’s a combination of Erasable art canvas + backpack + markers which gives ASD kids the freedom to create art on the go to express themselves. They may be at a park, riding in the back of the car, at a restaurant… Non-verbal ASD kids can communicate via art doodled on their backpacks. Teachers and parents can also communicate via notes written on the backpacks.

Chill-Out Chair
Dignity and comfort are two great reasons for choosing a Chill-Out Chair. The Chill-Out Chair’s patented deep “V” foam design cocoons and hugs individuals, eliminating the need for straps or restraints. This integral foam design provides light pressure that allows the body to relax, offering a moment of comfort to people with spastic muscle movement. Pick from over 30 different fabrics or add sensory accessories to help with the vast spectrum of Autism.

Covered in Comfort
Covered in Comfort offers sensory products for children of all ability levels.   Our weighted products include, but are not limited to, blankets, lap pads, cuddly companions ( also can be used as lap pads), vests, and hooded sweatshirts.   We also offer cocoon swings, body socks, resistance tunnels and a wireless pillow that can help with listening therapy and bio feedback training. Please visit our website for a full description and pictures of all of our products. All products are designed and assembled in the USA.

Cuddle Bug Kids
Cuddle Bug Kids designs crochet patterns, toys and sensory items for progressive parents of children ages 3-6 who are looking for unique, handmade, developmental toys which encourage pretend play, sensory exploration, and fine motor development.  Maria Stout is Mom to a son with Asperger's and blogs about her designs and life as a Mom.

eSpecial Needs
Our mission is to make life easier for parents, more enriching for children, and more enjoyable for the entire family. Our goal is to provide children with special needs and their parents with the very finest products available. We continue to search the world over for innovative, hard to find, high-quality products, and then rigorously test them for performance and value. eSpecial Needs continues to be the leader in special needs products and therapeutics devices.

Our unique design helps your child put on their socks with ease. Reinforced loops give tiny fingers a strong grip for pulling over tiny toes, cute animal faces act as a guide, showing them which way is up, non-skid bottoms make EZ SOX safer on slippery surfaces, made seamless for sensitive toes. EZ SOX comes in a variety of the cutest designs.

Focus Lappy
The Focus Lappy is a weighted lap pad, that has interchangable fidgets attached to it. It comes in three different sizes/weights, and is a great classroom accommodation for kids who need help sitting still and keeping their hands busy! It has a washable fleece cover, and comes with two free Focus Fidgets. It is super durable and school approved! Kids love it because it gives them permission to fidget, and teachers love it because it helps kids maintain their behavior.We encourage you to try it!

Fun Factory Sensory Gym LLC
Fun Factory Sensory Gym LLC is the premiere custom therapeutic sensory gym design and installation company serving the whole US. With flexible budgeting, financing, and payment plans, FFSG has the ability to create the most comprehensive designs for schools, clinics, homes, and more.  We take your therapeutic treatment needs and turn them into successful sessions with your clients, no matter the size or budget!

Happy Face Apparel
Happy Face Apparel is a clothing company that creates custom adaptive clothing for kids' special needs by crafting products to help with things such as sensory/motor issues, ADD, feeding tubes, and sensitive skin.

Harkla Weighted Blanket for Autism, Anxiety, or ADHD
Our weighted blankets are designed with your family in mind. Whether you are buying one for anxiety, autism, or sensory processing disorder, you’ll be happy you finally made the investment in a Harkla weighted blanket. Our goal at Harkla is to help your child live a happier, healthier life, and we both know getting them to relax and get a good nights sleep is one of the highest priorities for that goal.

HowdaHUGS are portable seats that have been Clinically trialed and endorsed by professionals and parents alike. Originally an adult back support seat, they were discovered to be effective for children with a variety of issues, both diagnosed and undiagnosed, by an occupational therapist. Children who benefit include those with Autism Spectrum distorders, ADHD, Asperger’s Syndrome, sensory processing disorders, Down’s Syndrome, Reactive Attachment Disorder, low tone, specific learning disabilities, and Cerebral Palsy, among others.

Kozie Clothes
Kozie Clothes, formerly known as Prince’s Sensory Delights, offers apparel and products with special features including soft and tactile pleasing fabrics, no tags, inverted seams for comfort, weighted capabilities, quick and easy dressing, safe and easy access to tube sites, consistent design for enhancing spatial awareness and proprioceptive sensory capabilities.
* 10% of each order goes directly to Autism Speaks!

Lap Pets!
Our soft adorable weighted lap pet is the perfect huggable companion for children who have the "wiggles," as its soothing weighted body provides a reminder to stay in place. Our lap pet is a combination of a lap pad and a soft snuggly pet !  Soft, huggable, loveable pets that your child will love to on his lap as his calming best friend and companion. Lap pets are nicely weighted so they help children sit still and relax! Weighted vests and other products also available.

Miracle Belt & Sensory Belt
The Miracle Belt™ is a pediatric weighted therapy belt which has been proven to promote self-calming, balance, and increased body awareness by enhancing proprioceptive feedback. Within minutes of wearing the Miracle Belt™ your child will feel more grounded, focused, and secure! (for children under 75 lbs) (for children over 75 lbs)

My-T-Muffs™ Folding Ear Muffs for Children and Babies
Child ear muffs can help children with autism and other attention deficit disorders cope better with their environments, learn better and focus their attention more appropriately. Child ear muffs can also protect hearing against noisy venues, letting parents have more freedom to pursue respite activities with their disabled and non-disabled children. Through the Share the Relief program. for each MyTMuff child ear muff you purchase, we will donate one MyTMuff to a school for use by their students.

New England Adaptive Equipment
I am a professional seamstress who fabricates fleece weighted blankets made of Polartech. Also weighted and compression vests and other sensory items which can be viewed and purchased on my website. I have been doing this for 13 years and can make anything you can think of. Just tell me the need and I will develop a product to meet that need. My latest product is a compression headband to stop children from hitting their head with their hands or hitting their heads against things.

OTvest, Denim Weighted Vest
The OTvest looks "cool" and is a high quality, denim weighted vest. The patented, removable, weight insert hidden inside applies deep pressure DIRECTLY to the body itself (no weights hanging inside pockets or hems). This strategic, unique weight placement calms, and helps organize behavior. 7 Sizes, created by an occupational therapist.

Pintsize is sensory-friendly, reversible clothing (both 2-way and 4-way) with no tags, zippers, buttons, or ties - for children with sensory issues, especially those on the Autism spectrum. For every outfit bought, we donate one to a child with autism through partnerships with organizations.

Pocket Full of Therapy 
Specializing in Sensory, Therapeutic & Educational Materials that are Fun & Motivating, while still addressing foundational skills. Owned & operated by Pediatric OT’s. An OT is ALWAYS available to answer questions or help select the “Just Right” item to meet YOUR child’s needs. Fidgets, Wiggle Seat Cushions, Scrub Brushes, Chewy’s, Whistles & more!

Professional Fit Clothing
We are an adaptive clothing company for people with disabilities. I am the owner of Professional Fit and also have a son with Autism and have come up with many solutions to may of the challenges we face as parents.

Quilted Illusions
Weighted quilts, vests, teddy bears, blankets, and other deep pressure therapy products for children and adults with sensory integration issues.

Salt of the Earth Weighted Gear
Weighted blankets are a powerful and effective tool for the sensory challenged, as well as adults with sleep disorders. Discover the wonderful calming results of a Salt of the Earth Weighted Gear Blanket. Weighted blanket, weighted vests, and more!

Sensory Goods
Sensory Goods is a company made just to meet the needs of people affected by developmental disorders. We provide an inventory of product designed to meet autism and sensory integration needs. We carry items like weighted and floor products, sensory swings, oral motors and more.

The Sensory Shop
The Sensory Shop is a developmental toy store specializing in special needs therapeutic aids, educational toys, and sensory room design and consultations. We offer FREE play in our store with our product demos and also provide a state-of-the-art sensory corner for public use. We also offer free parent training, social skills groups, and community support.

The Sensory Spectrum Shop
Our goal at The Sensory Spectrum Shop is to make the world a little easier and less overwhelming for the autism and special needs community. Our mission is to empower our community by providing a one stop shop of excellent autism and special needs products, as well as having a place to come to for support, encouragement and reliable information. Our safe and appropriate toys for children with special needs have been chosen because of their quality, play value, educational value, and contribution to learning goals.

Sensory TheraPLAY Box
Sensory TheraPLAY Box is a subscription box for children with autism, curated by an occupational therapist. You will receive a monthly surprise assortment of sensory toys and tools to engage your child in fun therapeutic play while fulfilling those sensory needs! Sensory TheraPLAY Box was designed to provide you with valuable sensory tools and resources you need to help your child. A licensed occupational therapist does the "shopping" for you and delivers sensory goodies right to your door.

Snug-N-Hug Calming Vest
The Snug N Hug is designed to put deep, even pressure where the child needs it most: the outer arms and torso. This even deep touch pressure input may help with sensory regulation for calming and organizing. The Snug N Hug may reduce difficult behavioral issues often associated with Sensory Processing Disorders and may prove effective in just minutes. Great for issues such as anxiety, temper tantrums, uncontrollable crying, and aggressive behaviors, and makes it a must have sensory tool for children with Attention Deficit, Sensory Processing and/or Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Squease is an inflatable pressure vest that is hidden away inside a hooded top. No weights are used; hug-like pressure is applied to the upper body simply by inflating the vest with air. The vest is lightweight and may be worn by itself or zipped inside a Squease hooded top, making it discreet and mobile.

Using air pressure to simulate dynamic hugs, T.Jacket provides deep touch pressure to calm individuals experiencing sensory overload. Developed with occupational therapists and researchers working with individuals with Autism, ADHD and SPD, T.Jacket comforts the user, resulting in improved attention span and less fidgeting, as shown by clinical research. Designed to allow discreet use, T.Jacket comes with user progress reports and easily adjusted pressure levels via Android and iOS smartphones.

Tinkle Toonz Musical Potty
Tinkle Toonz is a musical potty that plays a tune when your child goes in the potty. The moisture-activated sensor in the bottom of the bowl plays "It's A Small World After All", a long-time children's favorite.

Toilet Cushy
The Toilet Cushy eliminates a household problem that we all share with the loud sounds of the toilet seat and lid slamming against the bowl. This loud sound seems to disturb many of the children and now there is an inexpensive way of fixing this problem.

Twiddles are soft, therapeutic aids that help those with autism to calm, engage and self-regulate … whether children, youth or adults. Providing comfort or activity as needed, Twiddles assist in organizing tactile, visual and auditory input. They’re also a way of expanding someone’s personal space, and a wonderful distraction. Cuddly and playful, Twiddles make a reassuring addition to a caregiver’s behavior modification resources.

Undercover Tape
Undercover Tape is a hypoallergenic, latex free self-adhesive fabric tape that acts as a barrier between you and your irritating seams/ tags on clothing, hats, socks, or anything that keeps you from feeling your best. Each package contains 15 individual adhesive strips that are 1 inch wide by 3 inches long.

Village Therapy
We are a small, family-friendly, home-based business, that designs and manufactures therapeutic weighted products, including blankets, lap pads and vests, for children and adults who need them as part of their Sensory Diet. They are used at home, in clinics and in schools.

WaterPlay Sensory System
WaterPlay Systems, creator of the Sensory Station that brings a multi-sensory “Touch, Sight and Sound” product to make any room a sensory room.  The unit provides for continuous water flow for sensory interaction along with remote control lights and the option to play the child's favorite music or soothing and calming sounds through an internally mounted BlueTooth speaker.

Weighted Love
Weighted blankets, vests and more. Individuals who are easily distracted, hyperactive and lacking in concentration respond positively to the additional weight a weighted blanket or vest can provide. Many therapists working with individuals with special needs are recommending the use of weighted products.

WonderWorx LLC
WonderWorx invents products for musical, sensory and educational play - and unique pieces for parks, gardens, schools and museums. These imaginative creations combine splashes of sound, color, music or motion to stimulate the senses and encourage social, cooperative interaction.


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