We’ve had a lot of customers with Asperger’s syndrome — and many report back to us that a weighted blanket has helped them feel more relaxed. Here’s everything that you need to know about using a weighted blanket for Asperger’s syndrome.
Whether you’re an adult on the spectrum, or your child has autism, having a few strategies in the back of your mind may help you deal with meltdowns before they get out of hand. Here are our best tips for minimizing meltdowns and soothing yourself or your child when you feel a meltdown coming on.
They say all good things must come to an end, and the holidays are no exception. For some people, the period after the holidays can leave them feeling down. For others, it's tough to get back into the swing of ordinary routines and schedules. If you're having trouble adjusting, here are some holiday stress management tips to help.
About 25 percent of all teens suffer with stress and anxiety. While every young person feels nervous or upset from time to time, an anxiety disorder is something altogether different. Severe anxiety can interfere with a child’s schoolwork, relationships and health. Unfortunately, up to 60 percent of teens with anxiety don't get the help they need.
Weighted blankets — also sometimes known as anxiety blankets — have become quite popular in recent years, which might lead you to believe they're a relatively new product. However, weighted blankets — and the therapy behind them — have been around for much longer.
Let’s break down some weighted blanket myths — and how they work in the first place.