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The Benefits of Weighted Vests for Autism: Do They Really Work?

Autistic girl laughing

People with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have been using weighted vests for decades due to their calming effect. The vests are widely used in sensory integration therapy and are way easier to carry around than weighted blankets. The studies on weighted vests for autism have found mixed results. That’s why it’s vital to consider all […]

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How to Handle Autism Meltdowns and Tantrums

Kid having a meltdown

Dealing with tantrums and meltdowns is a real concern. They can happen any time whether at home, school, the shopping center, on play dates and so on. But it’s important not to confuse one with the other. Though they may seem similar to the untrained eye, I can assure you they are not. What are […]

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Best Activities for Children with Autism

Kid playing Jenga

It’s no secret that children with autism are high functioning and need a lot of sensory stimulation. But the emphasis here is on the child, and after all, children just want to be children and have fun! However, for someone with autism, having their senses stimulated is very important. It brings about a feeling of […]

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Weighted Blankets for Kids

Little girl sleeping

Are you asking yourself if It’d be a good idea to lend your weighted comforter to your kid? Or maybe you are planning on buying one for him? Let me help you know everything you need to know when buying weighted blankets for kids. Is it Ok to Get Your Kid a Weighted Blanket? Well, […]

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