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.
How to make a weighted sensory blanket - wonderful for kids, but great for adults too! Add to your nightly yoga nidra practice for some extra delicious rest.
Weighted Blanket (straight forward tutorial)
Learn to sew a weighted blanket! May be beneficial for those with autism, anxiety, and sensory processing disorders. Free video tutorial.
How to make a weighted blanket tutorial + video
Weighted blankets are great for calming, but they can be really expensive. This great site has instructions on making your own weighted blanket. It was easy and inexpensive. Choosing your own fabric is a huge plus too.
Greatfun4kids: So... I SEWED! (weighted blanket tutorial) this is really a pillow case
Sensory Processing Disorder: How to Make a Weighted Blanket. Buy the stuffing beads at Walmart.
How to make a DIY weighted blanket for kids with autism and/or sensory processing disorder from And Next Comes L
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