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[caption id="attachment_1485" align="alignright" width="208"] Chill under a weighted blanket[/caption] Why should you chill under a weighted blanket? The benefits of weighted blankets can be traced back to the Mother's womb. Before entering the world, infant is held tight inside the womb where they are shielded from sensory perceptions from most of the new world they enter. As children grow, most learn to adapt to new environment stimuli such as light, sounds and movements from things around them. Some babies do not adapt well to their new environment and suffer from sensory processing disorders. Sensory Processing Disorder SPD...
The Benefits of Weighted Blankets for Autism and AspergersAutism spectrum disorder (ASD) describes five disorders that fall under the category of pervasive development disorders, and they include:
- Asperger Syndrome
- Childhood Disintegrative Disorder
- Rett Syndrome
- Pervasive Development Disorder not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS).
Some people think that weighted blankets are just for kids. That's not true! A grownup can have issues that affect the nervous system, including SPD (sensory processing disorder) ADHD, Autism and Aspergers Syndrome. We sell blankets to many children and adults with these disorders. Some people have trouble with naturally falling asleep, many suffer from sleep issues, in fact 22 Million (about 20% of the US population) has trouble getting to sleep or staying asleep. We have lots of happy customers who have reported back that they are sleeping better and longer with a weighted blanket. Another issue that a weighted blanket can help is anxiety - it's estimated that about 18% of our society has anxiety issues (18 million), our blankets help...