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.
Sensory Rooms & Items
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
Definite Summer Projects
Weighted Blanket (straight forward tutorial)
Best tutorial so far-Weighted Blanket DIY w/ pattern- I like this one best!!
when I have time
Sewing Tutorial: How to Make a Weighted Blanket (Sensory Friendly) - Mama Smiles
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 Projects and Crafts
How to make a DIY weighted blanket for kids with autism and/or sensory processing disorder from And Next Comes L
And Next Comes L
I have made a weighted blanket before... I never knew about this cheat bar thing! @Tasha JL, do you know about this?
Weighted blanket chart
For the House
Weighted Blanket Tutorial Great Pictures