Tag Archives: autism

What not to say to someone with anxiety

Okay so you have or love someone or deal with someone with anxiety. Have you ever heard of panic disorder? Panic Disorder is defined as: "Panic disorder is characterized by uncontrollable episodes of fear and its physical manifestations, such as heart palpitations, sweating, and dizziness. Worry about having an panic attack may bring about the additional stress of chronic anxiety." People with panic...

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http://www.essentialsforhealthylivingwithmindy.com/who-can-a-weighted-blanket-help-are-they-just-for-kids/

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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visit to dentist chair man finds weighted blankets work

[caption id="attachment_1485" align="alignright" width="208"] Chill under a weighted blanket[/caption] How I found out www.mosaicweightedblankets.com. I'm probably not alone here, but I’ve never really liked going to the dentist. I’ve always been pretty good about brushing and flossing, so I’ve only had to endure cleanings and a couple cavities being filled. Regardless, I feel anxious on my way to the dentist and...

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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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Who can a weighted blanket help? (Are they just for kids?)

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...

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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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Mosaic Weighted Blankets offers to sell blankets through affiliates

[caption id="attachment_594" align="alignright" width="300"] A Mosaic Weighted Blanket can calm people who are ill, anxious or upset. They feel like a firm hug, making one feel relaxed and safe.[/caption]

Please come and join our affiliate program! If you are regularly suggesting or prescribing a weighted blanket, Mosaic offers a great product that you know you can reliably recommend to patients...

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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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Walk Now for Autism Speaks! Sept 28th in Austin!

[caption id="attachment_927" align="alignright" width="216"] Last year's walk...photo by Shannon Kintner[/caption]

Mosaic Weighted Blankets is supporting the upcoming 2013 Greater Austin Walk Now for Autism Speaks event! Hope you will consider joining in the fun, stop by and say "hey" at our booth at the resource fair...

Mosaic Weighted Blankets® founder Laura LeMond is encouraging local families to participate...

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