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.
Weighted Blanket (straight forward 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
Greatfun4kids: So... I SEWED! (weighted blanket tutorial) this is really a pillow case
DIY Free Tutorial on how to make a weighted blanket, they have been shown to help calm/relax children that have Autism. AWESOME! Easy and inexpensive to make! #diy #crafts
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
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.
How to Make a Weighted Blanket Tutorial | http://diyready.com/11-weighted-blanket-diy/
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!