Tag Archives: Asperger’s syndrome

Signs of Aspergers in young children – weighted blankets are a sensory tool that can help

As we head back to school, kids will be visiting pediatricians and receiving all kinds of info. Here is a great article on Aspergers from Pop Sugar moms and signs to look for in children at a young age.

1. Fixation on One Activity

Many children with Asperger's syndrome are preoccupied with a single or a few interests and focus on...

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Pokemon Creator has Autism

As children, my kids favorite overall character was Pokemon. Once again, we have discovered absolute genius from someone who has Autism. 

Satoshi Tajiri, the creator of Pokemon, is one of the most important developers working in video games today. Tajiri was autistic. He came up with the idea of Pokemon from his childhood hobby of collecting bugs. Pokemon went...

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Mosaic Weighted Blankets offering Do It Youself Sew Kit – DIY

Can you sew?

Sew your own Weighted Blanket!

We know that many of our customers have people in their circle that can sew, so we have added DIY kits in all of our lovely solid colors! 

http://www.mosaicweightedblankets.com/diy-blanket-kits/

 You can buy a kit and choose to make a solid blanket color, or pair our colored fabric with the a fun fabric print of your choice,...

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Going on a Trip? Pack your Mosaic Weighted Blanket! Megan did…

We just got a lovely email from a customer, Megan. So nice to hear about her first trip to the ocean, and how her weighted blanket made the trip with her! 

[caption id="attachment_757" align="alignright" width="270"] Megan's first trip to the ocean, and her weighted blanket wasn't far from her side[/caption]

Hi Laura,

I just wanted to share a story about...

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Asperger’s Explained

There is a lot of talk and mystery lately about Asperger's syndrome. What exactly IS it? What causes it? What are the symptoms?

Asperger's syndrome or disorder is an ASD (autism spectrum disorder). It is most often characterized by difficulties in social interaction and may be accompanied by specific patterns of behavior or speech. People with Asperger's syndrome tend to...

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NBC’s Parenthood & Weighted Blankets

[caption id="attachment_314" align="aligncenter" width="180"] One of our favorite shows...a wonderful family drama dealing with the real-life challenges...and many joys...relating to having a child with Asperger's.[/caption]

NBC's popular show "Parenthood" is back this fall with a new season. We were pleased to discover that they were using a weighted blanket as a calming aid for Max, who is a character in the...

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