I was reading a magazine the other night, and saw an advertisement for a garment for dogs to help with their anxiety. It is a pressure vest that gives gentle pressure to their torso in order to help calm them. I was laughing out loud. If it works for kids, why not dogs. It is called the Thundershirt , and the link goes to Amazon. Their website is called thundershirt.com. Just to keep this about therapy, here are some pressure vests for kids. Pressure vests can be calming, and are best worn during times or activities where kids may typically have a melt down.
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Tonya is a pediatric Occupational Therapist, and loves creating things to work on skills and solve problems.