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.

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?

Best tutorial so far-Weighted Blanket DIY w/ pattern- I like this one best!!

Best tutorial so far-Weighted Blanket DIY w/ pattern- I like this one best!!

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

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

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!

A weighted blanket engineered to be 10% of your body weight to naturally reduce stress and increase relaxation.

A weighted blanket engineered to be 10% of your body weight to naturally reduce stress and increase relaxation.

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

A good night’s sleep doesn’t just depend on where you lie down; It’s also about what you lie under.  Recent research has shown that the type of blanket you use at night can affect your quality of sleep. In fact, heavier blankets have shown time and again to provide more deep, peaceful sleep.Weighted Blankets For Sleep And Anxiety: You’ll Definitely Want To Try This!

Weighted Blankets For Sleep And Anxiety: You'll Definitely Want To Try This!

A good night’s sleep doesn’t just depend on where you lie down; It’s also about what you lie under. Recent research has shown that the type of blanket you use at night can affect your quality of sleep. In fact, heavier blankets have shown time and again to provide more deep, peaceful sleep.Weighted Blankets For Sleep And Anxiety: You’ll Definitely Want To Try This!

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

Adult Minky Weighted Blanket

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

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

DIY Weighted Blanket Ideas

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

Greatfun4kids: So... I SEWED! (weighted blanket tutorial) this is really a pillow case

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.

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

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. Free video tutorial.

Have you tried a weighted blanket for fibromyalgia symptoms? A weighted blanket can help manage pain, anxiety, sensory overload, and more.

Have you tried a weighted blanket for fibromyalgia symptoms? A weighted blanket can help manage pain, anxiety, sensory overload, and more.

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