This sensory compression sheet (or bed sock) is like a tube that goes over a mattress. It is a great alternative to a weighted blanket. Especially during Australia’s hottest summer months. Or for people who dislike the heaviness of a weighted blanket.
The stretchy fabric provides soothing Deep Pressure Touch. This pressure feels like a hug.
It acts on the body’s central nervous system to calm anxiety and help you sleep better.
The high quality nylon and lycra fabric is soft, but tough. It is both comfortable and durable.
- They stretch over the single bed like a tube, leaving two open ends. This means the feet can be under the sheet or outside if they’re sensitive.
- They are overlocked.
- The seams and edges are soft and elastic, so they won’t irritate sensory-sensitive people.
- Machine-washable on cold, gentle cycle.
Size: fits a single bed.
Who It’s For:
This stretchy lycra compression sheet is for people who find it difficult to unwind and calm their minds and bodies for sleep. This can be due to sensory processing sensitivities or an overwhelmed nervous system.
People who will benefit from using the compression sheet include people with:
- Neurodivergence, including Autism and ADHD;
- PTSD; and
- Sensory processing difficulties.
Why Buy a Calming Moments’ Sensory Compression Sheet?
This premium quality sensory compression sheet works by squeezing your body to provide calming Proprioceptive Input. Here are three reasons to get yours’ today:
Calming pressure without the weight
Machine-washable on cold cycle
Great for Australia’s hot summers
How the Sensory Compression Sheet Works
The “stretch” in the lycra sheet acts on the body to provide “Deep Pressure Touch”. (Deep Pressure Touch is also sometimes called Proprioceptive Input.)
Deep Pressure Touch or Proprioceptive Input is a firm but gentle consistent pressure. It triggers two responses in the body that bring feelings of reduced anxiety.
It firstly shuts off the body’s “fight or flight” instinct that is governed by the sympathetic nervous system.
It then activates the parasympathetic nervous system. This causes both the breathing rate and heart rate to slow and the muscles relax.
The end result is that you feel more relaxed and less anxious. And so it is easier to sleep.
How to Use It:
You pull the compression sheet over and around the mattress. It encloses the mattress like a tube.
You then get into the bed under the sheet and relax as though you are in a sleeping bag.
The calming Deep Pressure Touch will act to calm your body and mind and help you relax and sleep.
It’s easy to remove for washing as well.
You can machine-wash the sensory compression sheet on cold, gentle cycle. Leave to dry flat or on the line.