Here are some companies that are a good starting point when looking for specialized clothing and equipment. These companies are not sponsoring VSCA for advertisement.
Founded in 1994, Avron is a Canadian company and a leading supplier for a wide range of educational, multi-sensory resources for all ages and abilities. They specialize in permanent and mobile solutions to promote learning, cognitive and physical development, etc.
All children learn differently and fdmt’s goal is to help them develop to their full potential. This Canadian company wholeheartedly offers you resources, games, educational materials and quality sensory tools.
CHEWIGEM® is a UK based, chewable jewellery designed to meet the needs of those children and adults who need to chew. The company is positioned as one of the leading providers of oral sensory items in the world and is very focused on providing safe as well as environmentally friendly products.
Another Canadian company, InnovAID’s focus is on the creation and selling of well-designed and quality-made products for people with special needs, mostly people with sensory issues. One of InnovAID’s unique qualities is that many of their products can be customized or custom-made.
As a mom of two, Laura knows just how important it is that your little one’s belongings last – and don’t get lost! Lovable Labels was born in 2003 in Ontario and has gone on to win many awards and is involved in various charities.
Based in Victoria, the owners of Perfect Day Store have over 10 years of experience in the toy business. If your child is registered with the Autism Funding Unit, for any approved equipment the unit will pay Perfect Day directly, meaning you don’t have to pay and wait for reimbursement! They are an online-only business, so they have a catalogue that you can order through rather than a store front. For customers in the Greater Victoria area (including the West Shore, but not Sooke) most orders (some exceptions) will be delivered to your door free of charge.
Therapy in a Bin started with a single custom-organized bin to facilitate autism early intervention programs for children. They grew to include nine specific bins targeting specific therapeutic needs, and now carry over 900 items that can be separately purchased to meet the learning and developmental needs of diagnosed and un-diagnosed children alike. Working with a top Board Certified Behavior Analyst and an advisory council of highly respected helping professionals, they’ve created a company whose sole purpose is to help parents and professionals help the kids in their care become all they can be.