Weighted Blankets 101: When & How to Use Weighted Blankets
When the child is awake, drape it across his lap or around his shoulders. The deep pressure touch stimulation brought about by the blanket will produce serotonin in the child, which is a hormone that will help to calm him down and produce a happier frame of mind.
Individuals with Sensory Processing Disorder may struggle with trying to sleep. In this blog post I take a look at the different sensory input that maybe affecting this and what can be done to try to help.