Ensuring they meet a defined set of standards that are appropriate for individuals with autism and other sensory sensitivities, the Vans Vans x Autism Awareness Sneaker Collection adds classic skate style to your feet while helping create awareness and inclusiveness.
Vans shines a light on Autism Awareness with a collection of sensory-friendly footwear. Part of a sensory-friendly footwear and apparel collection created with the help of the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards.
Vans will donate a minimum of $100,000 of its proceeds from this collection to A.skate, an organization that allows children with autism to be part of a social world through skateboarding, while also holding free clinics, promoting awareness, and educating families about the therapeutic benefits of the sport.
Low-top skateboard shoes in the iconic Comfycush Old Skool or Comfycush Slip-On silhouette.
Sturdy canvas and suede (Old Skool) or textile uppers (Slip-On) with design focuses on senses of sight and touch and features a calming color palette.
Moisture-wicking lining materials for breathable wear.
Padded collar for added comfort.
• Co-molded midsole/outsole blends comfort with traction, durability, and a heritage sidewall look.
• ComfyCush sockliner with arch support, strobel, and midsole feature an updated foam specification for improved comfort and increased rebound.
• Rubber waffle pattern outsole with removed rubber sections reduce weight while increasing flexibility.
Product measurements were taken using size Men’s 7, Women’s 8.5, width Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.
Weight of footwear is based on a single item, not a pair.
Weight: 8 oz