How long can you wear a weighted vest for? What is the difference between a weighted garment and a compression shirt? What is the protocol for wearing compression clothing? Will my child be habituated to it? What does does the weight and compression do? This resource answers all these questions and more to insure appropriate use of these items, as well as proper education for Occupational Therapists that work in pediatrics or early intervention. This two page handout can be provided to parents, caregivers, teachers, and daycares for better understanding of their use for their children with sensory processing difficulties.
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