Tag Archives: weighted blanket therapy

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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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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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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Natural Sleep Aid May Ease Adult & Teen Sleep Disorders

A weighted blanket, used in conjunction with improved sleep habits, may be an affordable natural alternative to sleep medication and behavioral therapies

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Poor sleep habits plague many of us; 40% of adults say they have occasional insomnia. We go to bed too late, have caffeine or alcohol at night, interrupting natural sleep patterns, or we overstimulate...

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A Day with My Weighted Blanket – Our First Video!

We received our first entry for our, "A Day with My Mosaic Weighted Blanket" Video Contest...check it out! Watch to hear how a Mosaic weighted blanket has helped with anxiety and sleeping issues, has provided calming relaxation and tactile stimulation for a sensory seeking college student, and provided a cozy cat bed for two sensory seeking cats! 

What are you waiting...

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Alzheimer’s Sundowning – How to Cope and Get Some Sleep

[caption id="attachment_788" align="alignright" width="240"] A Mosaic Weighted Blanket may provide calming for an Alzheimer's patient suffering from sundowning symptoms[/caption]

If you are a caregiver of a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, you may find yourself dealing with something called, “Sundowning”.

Sundowning typically occurs in the middle stages of Alzheimer’s and is thought to strike about 20% of Alzheimer’s patients.

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Sleeping “Soundly & Securely” Thanks to Mosaic Weighted Blankets!

We just got a wonderful email from a customer who was happy to have us share it with you… (we just love hearing from our customers!)...Tina's son has had sleeping issues for years, and was diagnosed with learning disabilities and ADHD in the 6th grade. 

Here is the letter:

My son, Ryan, was always a very "busy" child; he had...

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Mosaic Weighted Blankets Calm Alzheimer’s Patients and the Elderly

Many nursing homes, hospital acute psychiatric wards and Occupational Therapists already use weighted blankets to help calm agitated patients. We came across two interesting articles we thought we'd pass on to you in case you are a caregiver of a dementia or Alzheimer's loved one.

A special note to the many wonderful...

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Weighted Blankets 101

Most people don't realize how therapeutic a weighted blanket can be -- probably because it's not an intuitive cause and effect that weight on the body would be relaxing. But it is just that.

The deep pressure of the weighted blanket causes the body to release natural chemicals, serotonin and endorphins, which naturally calm. It really is amazing that something as...

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