People – and especially children – with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)* can come across as day dreamers. They often have difficulty following instruction. They may fail to complete their work or school tasks. And they can struggle with social interactions. The truth is, they’re not being lazy. They just fail to complete assigned tasks to […]
A weighted lap blanket or pad is a small, heavy blanket the size of a tray. It is heavy because it is usually filled with something that gives it weight, such as glass beads or poly pellets. Many people with sensory processing challenges find using weighted lap blankets at school, home or work can help […]
Today is International Asperger’s Day, although medical professionals now see the syndrome as part of the autism spectrum and not separate.
So, we’re celebrating 9 heroes who either are – or may have been – on the autism spectrum.
Please, celebrate with us.
The recommended weight of a weighted blanket by discussions with various Australian Occupational Therapists was always 10% of a child’s body weight. It was found to be not only the optimal weight but also the safest way to make sure a child could safely remove a weighted blanket.
Life is all amount emotions because anything we do is usually guided by how we feel/look/behave. Because of that, it’s very important as a child to learn and the importance of emotions at all times. However, autistic kids simply do not have the luxury of taking this for granted like other kids do, and instead, […]
We love it when our customers enjoy our weighted blankets and one of our clients came up with a great idea of making a calm down kit for her son. This features our lap minky weighted blanket that is so soft to touch and with the raised bumps you can’t resist rubbing your hands all […]