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.
Weighted Blanket (straight forward tutorial)
Weighted Blanket tutorial. Instructions, pdf pattern, and step by step photos.
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
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
How to Make a Weighted Tie Blanket (That’s Machine Washable!)
Make your own no-sew weighted blanket--I'm totally going to try this.
Easy No Sew Weighted Blanket | http://diyready.com/11-weighted-blanket-diy/
How to make a DIY weighted blanket for kids with autism and/or sensory processing disorder from And Next Comes L
DIY Weighted Blanket Guide | http://diyready.com/11-weighted-blanket-diy/