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
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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How to make a DIY weighted blanket for kids with autism and/or sensory processing disorder from And Next Comes L
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How to Make a Weighted Tie Blanket (That’s Machine Washable!)
Greatfun4kids: So... I SEWED! (weighted blanket tutorial)
Weighted Blanket tutorial. Instructions, pdf pattern, and step by step photos.
Easy No Sew Weighted Blanket | http://diyready.com/11-weighted-blanket-diy/
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Nice to know I am not alone. I Love my down comforter. I don't leave home without it! #Fibromyalgia
Have you tried a weighted blanket for fibromyalgia symptoms? A weighted blanket can help manage pain, anxiety, sensory overload, and more.
Approximately 40 million adults in the U.S. age 18 or older have an anxiety disorder. However, even in cases of severe anxiety, weighted blankets can help..