A true step by step DIY tutorial on how to make a weighted blanket for your child with autism, ADHD, SPD. I'm sure can be adapted for lap pads, etc for Alzheimer's and mental illness also.

A true step by step DIY tutorial on how to make a weighted blanket for your child with autism, ADHD, SPD. I'm sure can be adapted for lap pads, etc for Alzheimer's and mental illness also. Tap the link to check out sensory toys!

Best tutorial so far-Weighted Blanket DIY w/ pattern- I like this one best!!

Weighted Blanket pattern - good for autism, anxiety, and other stress-related issues. Adult size would be about x - you don't want it the size of the bed or the weight could make it fall off.

A weighted blanket can provide a sense of calm for a wide range of individuals, including those with some of these disorders: Autism, ADHD, SPD (Sensory Processing Disorder), Anxiety, PTSD, Insomnia, Restless Leg Syndrome, and many other sleep disorders! It’s almost like a weighted blanket could solve the world’s problems, right?

Why You AND Your Child Need a Weighted Blanket

Weight blankets cause deep touch pressure which releases serotonin, which, therefore, helps with sleep.

We got an order from a mom in Minneapolis, her daughter is 18 and has panic and anxiety. Daughter is 120 lbs so we are sending her a 14 lb blanket as the OT community recommends 10% of body weight plus 1-2 lbs. #weightedlblankets #MWBlankets #anxiety

We got an order from a mom in Minneapolis, her daughter is 18 and has panic and anxiety. Daughter is 120 lbs so we are sending her a 14 lb blanket as the OT community recommends of body weight plus lbs.

A weighted blanket engineered to be 10% of your body weight to naturally reduce stress and increase relaxation.

Emotional Symptoms Of Stress

John Fiorentino is raising funds for Gravity: The Weighted Blanket for Sleep, Stress and Anxiety on Kickstarter! A weighted blanket engineered to be of your body weight to naturally reduce stress and increase relaxation.

Easy No Sew Weighted Blanket | http://diyready.com/11-weighted-blanket-diy/

DIY Weighted Blanket Ideas

Looking for weighted blankets? Make your own with these simple sewing projects. These Weighted Blanket DIY Crafts are sure to bring you a peaceful slumber

Learn to sew a weighted blanket! May be beneficial for those with autism, anxiety, and sensory processing disorders. Free video tutorial.

Learn to sew a weighted blanket! May be beneficial for those with autism, anxiety, and sensory processing disorders.

11 DIY Weighted Blankets | http://diyready.com/11-weighted-blanket-diy/

DIY Weighted Blanket Ideas

Looking for weighted blankets? Make your own with these simple sewing projects. These Weighted Blanket DIY Crafts are sure to bring you a peaceful slumber

How to make a DIY Weighted blanket: Tutorial + Video - Can help calm people with Autism!

How to make a DIY Weighted blanket: Tutorial Video - Can help calm people with Autism!Tap the link to check out great fidgets and sensory toys. Happy Hands make Happy People!

Unexpected Homeschool: Weighted Blanket Sewing Instructions

In the latter part of Amber and I were looking for a different service project to take on. We decided to try our hand at weighted blan.

How to make a DIY weighted blanket, and save yourself $100 (whoo!)

How to make a DIY weighted blanket, and save yourself almost $100

Softest one I've seen.  Weighted blankets are fabulous.

Softest one I've seen. Weighted blankets are fabulous. Tap the link to check out sensory toys!

Easy Weighted Blankets from Leisure Arts makes it simple to create therapeutic quilts in just the right size for children and adults and avoid the high cost of readymade ones. Many people find a gentle touch to be comforting, so it’s no surprise that weighted blankets are becoming popular for helping with anxiety, sensory problems, restless legs, autism, and other disorders. Designs include Super Simple, Teal Squares, Charm Squares, Plaid Flannels, Rail Fence, Soccer Balls, Patriotic, Lap…

Easy Weighted Blankets

Easy Weighted Blankets from Leisure Arts makes it simple to create therapeutic quilts in just the right size for children and adults and avoid the high cost of readymade ones. Many people find a gentle touch to be comforting, so it’s no surprise that weig

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