Weighted Blankets are relaxation devices that provide Deep Pressure Touch Stimulation (DPTS) and studies have shown a calming or restful effect on the body by provide the feeling of a firm hug, holding or swaddling.
Blankets can be used by children, teens, adults, the elderly or anyone who desires the calming and relaxation benefits of DPTS. DPTS can be helpful for people suffering from; Autism - Anxiety Disorder - Asperger’s Syndrome - ADHD - Parkinson’s disease - Insomnia - Sensory Processing Disorder - Restless Leg Syndrome - Tension – Fibromyalgia - Alzheimer’s - Dementia - Aggressive Behavior – Stress.
For more details on how Weighted Therapy works, please see our Weighted Therapy page.
Ingredients/Materials: Cotton Fabric. The filler material we use is Poly-Pellets (also known as PVC pellets), which is a sanitary, non-absorbent and machine washable product. The Blanket has a cotton inner core of small pockets to distribute the weight of the poly pellets evenly across the blanket. Seams are double stitched.
Please see our Disclaimers page for information on our Weighted products.