I often get asked why Calming Moments’ weighted blankets are “so expensive”. They’re a great deal for the quality and workmanship. Here’s why.
Occupational Therapists (OTs) recommend that single bed weighted blankets weigh 10% or slightly more of a user’s body weight. Find out more about how to get the right weight of weighted blanket to make sure you get the best calming and sleep experience possible.
Looking from the outside, someone with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) looks as if they struggle to focus, are hyperactive, can be easily distracted, have poor planning and organisation skills and can be very impulsive. But from the inside, living with ADHD can be extremely overwhelming. Some people living with ADHD have described their day-to-day […]
Did you know that up to 33% of the population of industrialised countries suffers from some form of insomnia? Clinical studies say weighted blankets can help you sleep. Find out more here.
People – and especially children – with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)* can come across as day dreamers. They often have difficulty following instruction. They may fail to complete their work or school tasks. And they can struggle with social interactions. The truth is, they’re not being lazy. They just fail to complete assigned tasks to […]
A weighted lap blanket or pad is a small, heavy blanket the size of a tray. It is heavy because it is usually filled with something that gives it weight, such as glass beads or poly pellets. Many people with sensory processing challenges find using weighted lap blankets at school, home or work can help […]
Today is International Asperger’s Day, although medical professionals now see the syndrome as part of the autism spectrum and not separate.
So, we’re celebrating 9 heroes who either are – or may have been – on the autism spectrum.
Please, celebrate with us.