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Mummy on a Mission: DIY weighted blanket/cushion. Occupational Therapy, Autism, ASD, Aspergers etc. Perfect for Special Needs and easy to make

Mummy on a Mission: DIY weighted blanket/cushion. Occupational Therapy, Autism, ASD, Aspergers etc. Perfect for Special Needs and easy to make

Weighted blanket -DIY for kids with autism...slip this in a pillowcase or soft fabric

DIY Weighted Blanket

Weighted blanket -DIY for kids with autism...slip this in a pillowcase or soft fabric

DIY Free Tutorial on how to make a weighted blanket, they have been shown to help calm/relax children that have Autism. AWESOME! Easy and inexpensive to make! #diy #crafts

DIY Free Tutorial on how to make a weighted blanket, they have been shown to help calm/relax children that have Autism. AWESOME! Easy and inexpensive to make! #diy #crafts

When the child is awake, drape it across his lap or around his shoulders. The deep pressure touch stimulation brought about by the blanket will produce serotonin in the child, which is a hormone that will help to calm him down and produce a happier frame of mind.

Weighted Blankets 101: When & How to Use Weighted Blankets

When the child is awake, drape it across his lap or around his shoulders. The deep pressure touch stimulation brought about by the blanket will produce serotonin in the child, which is a hormone that will help to calm him down and produce a happier frame of mind.

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

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?

Have a child with autism? This is a wonderful gift.    Autism Caterpillars are used by schools and other agencies who teach children with Autism.  These simple, soft, and darling caterpillars are weighted down with beans and have a sweet, soothing effect on an autistic child.  This new   project will involve a little pouring, a little       stitching, a little assembly and lots of love. #caterpillar #Autism #toy #sensory #service #womensconference

Have a child with autism? This is a wonderful gift. Autism Caterpillars are used by schools and other agencies who teach children with Autism. These simple, soft, and darling caterpillars are weighted down with beans and have a sweet, soothing effect on an autistic child. This new project will involve a little pouring, a little stitching, a little assembly and lots of love. #caterpillar #Autism #toy #sensory #service #womensconference

How to make a weighted blanket for children who need calming or deep pressure stimulation

How to make a weighted blanket for children who need calming or deep pressure stimulation

How to make a no-sew weighted blanket (I can see my toddler dissecting it, but maybe it works for older kids)

How to make a no-sew weighted blanket (I can see my toddler dissecting it, but maybe it works for older kids)

Nice to know I am not alone.  I Love my down comforter.  I don't leave home without it!  #Fibromyalgia

Nice to know I am not alone. I Love my down comforter. I don't leave home without it! #Fibromyalgia

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DIY budget: How To Make A No-Sew Weighted Lap Buddy with socks and rice - super easy for parents with children of autism, SPD, ASD, or for Alzheimer's, Dementia, Pain Management - Sensory

How to Make a Lap Buddy to Help Fidgeting

DIY budget: How To Make A No-Sew Weighted Lap Buddy with socks and rice - super easy for parents with children of autism, SPD, ASD, or for Alzheimer's, Dementia, Pain Management - Sensory

DIY budget: How To Make A No-Sew Weighted Lap Buddy with socks and rice - super easy for parents with children of autism, SPD, ASD, or for Alzheimer's, Dementia, Pain Management - Sensory

How to Make a Lap Buddy to Help Fidgeting

DIY budget: How To Make A No-Sew Weighted Lap Buddy with socks and rice - super easy for parents with children of autism, SPD, ASD, or for Alzheimer's, Dementia, Pain Management - Sensory

How to make a DIY weighted blanket for kids with autism and/or sensory processing disorder from And Next Comes L

13 DIY Weighted Blanket Tutorials {Sensory Hacks for Kids}

How to make a DIY weighted blanket for kids with autism and/or sensory processing disorder from And Next Comes L