parents. Tags, seams and fabric textures can irritate children
with sensory issues. In addition, children with poor motor skills have difficulty with buttons,
laces, and zippers.
manufactured with sensory issues in mind. It still however takes a lot of
searching to find products that will work for your children’s issues. Here are
a few items I found that might be helpful.
|(No Netz website)|
The majority of bathing suits for teenage
boys have a mesh lining. This lining aggravates kids with sensory issues. I
found a company online that makes swimwear for boys and men without this
lining. The company, No Netz, describes its product as “anti-chafe swimwear.” The
boys’ swimming trunks are $40 and men’s trunks are $55. The company
One of the most common problems among kids with sensory
issues is socks. Toe seams and elastic tops make wearing socks unbearable for
some children. Smart Knit Kids makes
seamless socks in a range of colours and styles. The socks are available in
toddler through adult sizes. They are priced from about $6.95 to $9.95. The socks are available internationally through various retailers.
|(Smart Knit Kids website)|
|(Myself Belts website)|
Belts can be a nightmare for parents of children
with special needs. Myself Belts is a belt system created by a mom. The belts use
Velcro so they are easy to fasten. They come in a variety of colours
and patterns. The belts are priced between 16.95 and 18.95. Myself
belts also have leather belts in teen sizes that are priced at $28.95. This is a US based
company, but they do ship internationally.
|(Hickies’ facebook page)|
If you have come across any helpful products please share in the comments below.
All prices referenced are in US dollars.
Disclosure: I have not received any compensation for writing this post. I have no material connection to the brands, products, or services that I have mentioned.