Tag Archives: sensory integration disorder

Owls, Space and Minky Stripes – SPD help from Mosaic Weighted Blankets

What do Owls, Space and Minky Stripes have in common?

Kids with sensory processing challenges (SPD) will love them all! Cute owls, exciting space scenes, and lots of other fun fabrics to choose from (or you can provide your own unique fabric selection for a completely customized blanket)...and all Mosaic weighted blankets are constructed to provide a super tactile...

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Sensory Issues? Mosaic Weighted Blankets Can Improve Quality of Life

Another testimonial, this one about how Mosaic Weighted Blankets® provided a Christmas Eve solution for a Missouri man's sensory issues. His wife ordered his gift a bit late, but it arrived just as Santa was leaving on Christmas Eve! His gift was a royal blue plaid, 20 lb, men's large Mosaic weighted blanket. The woman ordering it said that her husband...

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Mosaic Weighted Blankets’ Latest Giveaway: Easing SPD Symptoms

Congratulations to our most recent blanket giveaway winner, Angela, who wanted to win a blanket from Mosaic Weighted Blankets® to help with her daughter’s SPD  issues. 

“My daughter, Jesyca, had been diagnosed with ADHD and Disruptive Behavior Disorder and Depression and Oppossitional Defiant Disorder and at 4 was diagnosed with Sensory Integration Disorder, she has been able to use a...

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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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Our Top 3 Blogs on Sensory Processing Disorder

Oftentimes, the medical community leaves us confused and alone when it comes to diagnoses of the neuro-behavioral sort. The last thing a parent facing one of these disorders needs is to feel along though. The very last thing. In the olden-days, we were told to join a support group. These days, we have the internet.

Now resources are everywhere --...

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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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