Tag Archives: autism

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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Mosaic Weighted Blankets – Lifting The Weight of Life’s Pressures

Another recent press release from Mosaic Weighted Blankets®. This release focuses on the wide range of health issues and mental anxieties that the weighted blanket's deep pressure touch stimulation can help with.  The release was picked up by hundreds of media and we'll link to just one in case you want to see the release in its entirety. It basically...

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Temple Grandin’s “squeeze machine” research suggests benefits of weighted blankets

An expert on animal behavior, Temple Grandin has designed humane handling systems for half the cattle-processing facilities in the US, and consults with the meat industry to develop animal welfare guidelines... Grandin’s books about her interior life as an autistic person have increased the world's understanding of the condition with personal immediacy -- and with import, as rates of autism diagnosis...

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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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The Gift That Keeps On Giving

We've all heard the phrase "the gift that keeps on giving". And if you, like most of us, have often wished you could find such a gift, we have the answer for you. As we've become more aware of our environment and the effect it has on our health and the health of our children, people have looked for...

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Mosaic Weighted Blankets | Improving Sleep

Sleep Relief

For Sensory, Autistic, and Sleep Related Disorders

[caption id="attachment_298" align="alignleft" width="300"] Using a Mosaic Weighted Blanket can help in improving sleep patterns and in addressing insomnia.[/caption]

Located in the beautiful city of Austin, here at Mosaic Weighted Blankets we are truly passionate about helping everyone find sleep relief. Our weighted blankets are a true miracle...

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Calming Children with Autism

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="159"] A Weighted Blanket can help calm a child with autism.[/caption]

Calming Children with Autism

The number of children suffering from autism is growing in the U.S. If you know a child with autism, you know how a shift in routine or even overstimulation can create a complete breakdown. Luckily, there is an easy way to calm them when...

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