If your child has a sensory processing disorder, your occupational therapist or other health professional may have recommended a weighted vest. In kids who experience sensory overload or difficulties with proprioception — awareness of their body in relation to the world around them — a weighted vest may help increase their body awareness. Weighted vests may also help reduce sensory overload. We explain what weighted vests do and how you can order one today.
Has your doctor or occupational therapist recommended a weighted blanket for you or your child? Wondering why you should buy a weighted blanket, or how to order? We’ve got a comprehensive guide to weighted blankets, including helpful information about choosing the best size and weight.
A weighted lap pad may help ease the symptoms of tactile defensiveness in adults and children with sensory processing disorder. Here are five ways a weighted lap pad may be able to give you or your child relief.