Weighted Blankets & Weighted Vests

Weighted blankets are a sensory tool that often Occupational Therapists recommend for children and adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Sensory Processing Disorder, Anxiety and Autism Spectrum Disorders to assist with calming and sleep. The weight is intended to provide proprioceptive input to the brain, which has a calming and organizing effect on the central nervous system. Children with Sensory Processing Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorders crave pressure.


Weighted blankets should be 10% of body weight plus 1 pound. If your child weighs 40 pounds then that would be 4 pounds plus 1 more pound to make a 5 pound weighted blanket. Please follow these guild lines for safety.


Suggested reputable businesses to purchase sensory weighted products 


Weighted Blankets 

Cute And Simple Designs (Canada)

Kozie Clothes (USA)

JudysLilQuiltFix (USA)

Therapuetic Weighted Blankets (USA)

Three High Chairs (USA)

The Weighted Blanket Whisper (USA)

Huggaroo Weighted Blankets

Minky Madness  (USA)
Soothing Weight (USA)

Vestfriends Weighted Blankets & Vests (USA)

Weighted Hats & Weighted Backpacks 
For Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) 

Theramazing Weighted Hat