The jury is still out on whether or not weighted blankets actually help autistic children. But many people (including parents of autistic kids) believe they do.
Weighted blankets might present some challenges to those wanting to wash them. There are several recommended techniques, though. We’ll share them with you.
Besides basic comfort, kids can have some unique needs for weighted blankets, such as ADHD and more general restlessness. They do seem to like the blankets!
The physical and therapeutic needs of adults and children differ. Learn more about weighted blankets for adult use here.
Numerous mental and physical benefits of weighted blannkets have been identified. We’ll explain them so you understand what you’ll be getting the blanket for.
Weighted blankets come in different weights. How heavy should a weighted blanket be? Read here to learn more about weighted blankets and the right weight.