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Weighted Blankets - Autism Weighted Blankets - Weighted Blanket Therapy
DreamCatcher Blankets, with a patent pending design, specializes in making custom weighted blankets for those who are comforted and benefited by them. We make larger blankets ( up to king size) for sleep, in addition to wrap and lap blankets, and lap pads which are smaller and used mainly as a calming tool.
People who have benefited from DreamCatcher Weighted Blankets include children, teens and adults affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, ADD, PDD-NOS, Sensory Integration Disorder or have other sensory issues. DreamCatcher weighted blankets have also been used with people suffering from Alzheimer's, Restless Leg Syndrome, and Insomnia with good results. In addition, we have several customers who have purchased sleep blankets who just have trouble sleeping and have found the blankets to be an extremely helpful, natural drug free sleep aid.
How does the DreamCatcher Weighted Blanket work?
In researching and talking with many therapists, medical professionals and experts in the sensory integration field, we have learned a great deal about how and why weighted products work the way they do. The very short version of the theory behind how DreamCatche weighted products work, is the pressure supplied by the weight in our products releases a chemical in the brain which naturally calms.
DREAMCATCHER BLANKETS are preferred among the medical community.
"As a child clinical psychologist, I have been recommending
weighted blankets and lap pads for my patients for many years in order
to help with sleep problems. Not only are the blankets useful for children
with Autistic Spectrum Disorders and children with Attention Deficit Disorder,
I have found them to help children with anxiety disorders as well as children
who just have difficulty with falling asleep. These blankets are superior
to others offered in that the weights do not shift, and the workmanship
DreamCatcher Weighted Blankets
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