2011 Galleries

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Winner - Bronze

Competition: Spark:Concept
Designer: Lisa Fraser
Design Type: Health
Company / Organization / School: Emily Carr University

BearHug aims to improve the lives of children with autism and other sensory processing and anxiety-based disorders through Deep Pressure Therapy. An iIndividuals with a sensory disorder becomes anxious and overwhelmed by over-stimuli in their environment. Pressure relieves the anxiety and helps the individual to focus and complete daily tasks. The BearHug vest will provide them with independence, dignity, and the ability to relieve severe discomfort in a discreet and stylish way.