Kati Berlin MS OTR/L, occupational therapist at the Pineville office of Child and Family Development, enjoyed this information about weighted blankets. The article provides a good explanation of why this type of sensory input is helpful, who can benefit from one, how to get and use a blanket, as well as the importance of sleep.
Kati especially appreciates the nod to Temple Grandin, a pioneer in sensory processing and autism and the suggestions on using a weighted blanket.
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