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.
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Weighted Blanket (straight forward tutorial)
What is the right-sized weighted blanket? OTs recommend: kids - 10% body weight plus 1-2 lbs Adults - 5% to 10% of ideal body weight
Weighted Blanket tutorial. Instructions, pdf pattern, and step by step photos.
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Easy No Sew Weighted Blanket | http://diyready.com/11-weighted-blanket-diy/
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How to make a DIY weighted blanket for kids with autism and/or sensory processing disorder from And Next Comes L
And Next Comes L
DIY Weighted Blanket Guide | http://diyready.com/11-weighted-blanket-diy/
Best tutorial so far-Weighted Blanket DIY w/ pattern- I like this one best!!
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