Weighted blankets have long been used therapeutically for people with sensory sensitivity or restless leg syndrome, as well as to increase focus (particularly in classroom settings).

Stress-Reducing Weighted Blanket

Weighted blankets have long been used therapeutically for people with sensory sensitivity or restless leg syndrome, as well as to increase focus (particularly in classroom settings).

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 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.

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

Sensory Processing Disorder: How to Make a Weighted Blanket.  Buy the stuffing beads at Walmart.

Sensory Processing Disorder: How to Make a Weighted blanket, make a weighted toy? Buy the stuffing beads at Walmart.

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

DIY Weighted Blanket Ideas

No sew weighted blanket to comfort children who need to be held. Can easy make many to provide comfort for multiple students.

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

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!

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. Tap the link to check out fidgets and sensory toys!

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.

DIY Weighted Blanket Guide | 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, and save yourself $100 (whoo!)

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

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