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Below you will find links to some very interesting and informative articles and videos on the benefits of weighted blankets. From ADHD to comfort while sleeping, these links will provide you with answers to many questions you may have.
by Power of Positivity
According to the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately 40 million adults in the U.S. age 18 or older suffer from an anxiety disorder, which equates to 18% of the population. Depending on the severity of the anxiety, it can completely disrupt one’s life, coming between relationships, jobs, and general well-being.
Many people turn to either pharmaceutical drugs, alternative remedies such as herbs and supplements, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), or yoga and meditation to heal their anxiety. However, weighted blankets have shown promise as a remedy for many types of anxiety disorders.
I Spy pouches make great fidget tools! With over 25 treasures to find and one pound weight they provide the needed pressure as well as a visual distraction to help create a good listening environment.
Attention deficit children and adults can actually improve focus by multi-tasking sometimes. These secondary “fidget” activities may be the key to improving your or your child’s ADHD attention and focus.
by David Wolfe
Weighted blankets provide many health benefits. They can relieve anxiety, help with sleep disorders, ADHD, Autism, Parkinson’s and other serious conditions have turned to weighted blankets.
Article by TEMPLE GRANDIN, Ph.D.
JOURNAL OF CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY
Volume 2, Number 1, 1992 Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., Publishers