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Hi there! I asked Laura at Mosaic Weighted blankets if she would be willing to write a guest post for my website about weighted blankets. As a mom of two kids with Sensory Processing Disorder, I can honestly say that weighted blankets have made a “ginormous” difference in the lives of my two SPD kiddos…and in mine as well. I hope that...

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Benefits of Weighted Blankets for Autism at any age

The Benefits of Weighted Blankets for Autism and Aspergers

  Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) describes five disorders that fall under the category of pervasive development disorders, and they include:
  1. Autism
  2. Asperger Syndrome
  3. Childhood Disintegrative Disorder
  4. Rett Syndrome
  5. Pervasive Development Disorder not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS).
Children afflicted with one of these disorders typically have problems communicating, engage in repetitive actions or behaviors, lack social skills...

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School will be out soon! Summer bedtime routine – a weighted blanket can help

It's May... end of school year activities and school will be out soon. Do you have a child or teen who falls out of regular going to bed routine when school is out? A weighted blanket can help your kiddo relax and improve bedtime routines, calming down, and sleeping better and longer.... what will your kid be doing this summer?...

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Sleeping “Soundly & Securely” Thanks to Mosaic Weighted Blankets!

We just got a wonderful email from a customer who was happy to have us share it with you… (we just love hearing from our customers!)...Tina's son has had sleeping issues for years, and was diagnosed with learning disabilities and ADHD in the 6th grade. 

Here is the letter:

My son, Ryan, was always a very "busy" child; he had...

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ADHD Symptom Relief Through Use of A Weighted Blanket

Mosaic Weighted Blankets® recently heard from our May blanket giveaway winner, Lizz.

Lizz entered our monthly drawing with a lot of enthusiasm, hoping that a weighted blanket might help calm her 6 year old son Brandon’s ADHD symptoms.

Brandon is very distracted and fidgets a lot. He has been diagnosed as having the combined form of ADHD, so he experiences symptoms...

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Occupational Therapy for Children with ADHD

We came across an interesting post on WebMD that we thought we'd share with you that includes the use of weighted blankets as a therapy for children with ADHD. The article talks about how occupational therapists were using a technique called, sensory integrative therapy, as a part of the overall treatment for...

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A weighted blanket brings relief to a family with sleep issues

When Theresa discovered Mosaic Weighted Blankets online, she knew her friend and single-mom, Isabel, needed to have one in her household. Isabel has two boys, ages 16 and 10. Her 10 year old, David, is the one who would benefit from weighted blanket therapy.

David has significant ADHDHe...

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