Greatfun4kids: So... I SEWED! (weighted blanket tutorial) this is really a pillow case
A true step by step DIY tutorial on how to make a weighted blanket for your child with autism, ADHD, SPD. I'm sure can be adapted for lap pads, etc for Alzheimer's and mental illness also.
Learn to sew a weighted blanket! May be beneficial for those with autism, anxiety, and sensory processing disorders. Free video tutorial.
weighted blanket tutorial with free patternalso see pdf pattern here: http://www.fraser.org/tip_sheets/weighted_blanket.pdf and here: http://thesquishypickles.blogspot.com/2011/04/weighted-blanket-tutorial.html
DIY for making a weighted blanket! Great for those sensory seeking children. If you had a pattern, you could probably tweek it for a weight vest, too!
Weighted Blanket (straight forward tutorial)
How to make a DIY weighted blanket for kids with autism and/or sensory processing disorder from And Next Comes L
Sensory Processing Disorder: How to Make a Weighted Blanket. Buy the stuffing beads at Walmart.
DIY Weighted blanket tells you step-by-step how to make one. If you can sew a straight line, you can make a weighted blanket. | Photo courtesy of TinyApartmentCrafts via Flickr
DIY Free Tutorial on how to make a weighted blanket, they have been shown to help calm/relax children that have Autism.