It has been so hard for us to find shoes for my 1 year old especially nice ones since she is a girl they don't have any dressy ones like this. I was a little scared to order online since I was not sure what size to get she is a size 3 but with the braces a size 5 was what I got theyour fit a little big but that's okay. I will be buying a second pair ones she grows out of them!!!
Posted by Yehudit Rubinstein on 14th Nov 2016
my daughter walks much steardier in these shoes. although, the sizes are never accurate,each model fits differtently my daughter.this is quite disappointing as far as the fitting is concerned
Posted by Unknown on 19th Sep 2016
I have purchased these exact same make and model of she before. The pair I received this time will not stay velcroed at the heel, nor will the primary Velcro even reach across the brace. Very disheartening as my daughter loved her other pair.
Best shoes for AFO'S
Posted by Karen on 12th Aug 2016
My daughter is 8 years old and we could never find any dress shoes to go with her dresses. Until we found these black Mary Janes from hatch backs. She loves them, they are comfortable and fit over her AFO'S.
Pretty Dress shoe
Posted by Charlotte on 1st Jul 2016
Finally a pretty dress shoe that can be worn with moffos that my granddaughter can wear when she's dressed up!
The best shoe for AFOs
Posted by Gail on 6th May 2016
My daughter has worn Hatchbacks shoes over her AFOs for 8 or 9 years now. Recently we bought the Ava shoe for the first time, and really like it. In addition to fitting properly with no sliding around, the shoe is very easy to put on due to the wider opening and lower sides than the sneaker. Both this and the other style fit well and do not slip. This is a benefit for children that don't walk well anyway.
As my daughter approaches adolescence, we are waiting eagerly for Hatchbacks to expand into adult sizes.
Posted by Unknown on 27th Apr 2016
I found the quality of the shoe to be cheap! Not to menition the shoe wasn't nearly wide enough. I've called a few time and left a message, I never received a response.
grandaughter is in love
Posted by nana cindy bachert on 9th Feb 2016
Your sizing chart is amazing -I measured the orthotics and the shoes fit perfectly
Finally a perfect fit
Posted by stacey on 11th Jan 2016
My darling 2 year old with spastic diplegia is finally wearing nice shoes that fit. Thank you so much for this wonderful service and product. We will be purchasing more in the future.
way too big
Posted by kendra on 4th Jan 2016
First off, I have to say that their shipping was tremendous. I ordered the shoes on Christmas Eve thinking they'd not be sent until Monday, and the arrived The day after Christmas! Bravo! Though, before I ordered, I called the costumer service to ask some questions, and was told they'd call me within 24 hours. they didn't call back until the middle of the next week (I believe)
That being said, I'm super disappointed that these shoes are so big. I ordered the smallest size they sell for my toddler who just got her first pair of smo's. I knew I was taking a chance on ordering because her feet are so small, but hoped they'd work. They are huge! Her feet are small from not walking due to low muscle tone. Where the heck am I going to find shoes for this girl? It's great that these shoes work so well with the braces, but a big miss fire by the company for not selling sizes small enough for the kids to wear them. I was also expecting the shoe to have more range of motion, meaning the back pull back further. It's a tight elastic that holds them together. As well, the Velcro straps are too big for the holes so they don't move easily. Overall, a miss for my daughter. I'm bummed, I had high hopes.