Tag Archives: autism spectrum disorder

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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Autism Cause: Autism Speaks & Mosaic Weighted Blankets Thanks You!

The Autism Speaks event in Austin Saturday was great fun! Met lots of cool families, supporters and professionals who work with ASD and SPD. Read about the 35,000 attendees at this local news-site.

So heart-warming to see all the participants and family team members walking to support this great autism cause! Hope you all enjoyed the resource fair, as well...

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Sensory Processing Disorder Treatment, Mosaic Weighted Blankets

We are proud to be featured in the Fall issue of, "Something Special Magazine"...check out page 44 to see the article.

[caption id="attachment_999" align="alignright" width="193"] Read about selecting a weighted blanket as part of sensory processing disorder treatment[/caption]

Weighted Blankets are the new hot thing on the market to help children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs), including Asperger’s, ADD and ADHD,...

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Autism Help – There’s An App For That (Actually, There Are Many)

We at Mosaic Weighted Blankets keep hearing about yet another great iPhone and iPad app for parents of kids with autism or other special needs.  So many apps, how confusing...yet, the iPad is a wonder, with its focus on fine motor, speech and cognitive skills development (and so much more!)...We wondered if there was a comprehensive resource out there...

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Mosaic Weighted Blankets Sponsors The Golden Hat Foundation

Austin, Texas. June 29, 2013: News release.    

Mosaic Weighted Blankets® today announced its sponsorship of The Golden Hat Foundation. Along with the company’s financial support of the non-profit’s fundraising efforts, founder Laura LeMond is encouraging local families to participate in the foundation’s...

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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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