Who Can Benefit From A Compression Sheet?
Sensory compression sheet offers deep touch pressure (like a hug), which helps regulate the nervous system. Deep touch pressure releases serotonin which then turns into melatonin, leading to deeper, more restful sleep.
4 Ways Weighted Blankets Can Actually Help You
Wrapping yourself up in a blanket can feel like one giant hug — with the right blanket, that is. If it’s soft, warm, and cozy, that’s a good start. But have you ever thought about how the weight of your blanket affects how comfortable it is? A heavy, weighted blanket can actually be more comforting and even beneficial to your health than its lighter counterpart.
Benefits and Uses of Weighted Vests for Autism
A weighted vest is a garment worn over clothing with extra weight added within the vest. This is done either by using heavy fabric or filling the vest’s pockets with weighted objects such as steel bars or sandbags. It is designed to add between five to ten percent of a person’s body weight.
How to Enjoy The Festive Christmas Season with Autistic Children
Watch Autism Mom, Alison, and Learn Autism’s Occupational Therapist, Sarah Norris, for this fun conversation about navigating Holidays and how to help your child with Autism have the most fun.
Benefits of Weight and Resistance Products
Weighted items are becoming popular nowadays and have been proven to provide benefits for children with Sensory Processing Disorder, Autism, ADHD, ADD, Anxiety, Restless Leg Syndrome, and some mental health issues. So what is it really and what are the benefits?
Is it SPD or ADHD?
This is a great break down of some of the key differences between ADHD and sensory processing issues.
Constantly fidgeting and squirming. Invading personal space. Melting down in public. These can be signs of both ADHD and sensory processing issues. While they’re different issues, they have some overlap and can occur together. This table breaks down some of the key differences between ADHD and sensory processing issues.