Essential Guide to Weighted Blankets

Essential Guide to Weighted Blankets

Weighted blankets are used to combat specific sensory deficits or overload, along with several other mental health and emotional disorders. Those with chronic anxiety, depression, insomnia, autism, dementia, and attention deficit problems can benefit from using a weighted blanket. These unique blankets counteract these issues and aid in better rest periods and relaxation. This essential guide to weighted blanket answers several of the top questions asked. Many occupational therapists recommend weighted blanket therapy as part of an individual's daily routines. Children over two years of age may also benefit from switching to an appropriate sized and weighted blanket. These blankets…
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The Greatest Toys For Kids With Autism

The Greatest Toys For Kids With Autism

If you have a child that has autism, then you already understand the challenges that come along with it. You also understand that even though your child may seem different in many ways from other kids, at the end of the day, they are still a child like any other. They are unique, that is all, and an exceptional child needs special care with even more wonderful treatment and love. We love to see the look on any child’s face when they see a brand new toy handed to them. And for children with autism, being able to have toys…
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Auditory Processing Disorder Explained

Auditory Processing Disorder Explained

Auditory Processing Disorder Explained Auditory Processing Disorder or Central Auditory Processing Disorder is a disability in learning. A particular individual can hear sounds but has a difficult time or problem in processing them or putting them into words. Most common problems encountered by an individual who has this kind of disability are having difficulty in understanding the words that they hear and remembering what they hear. Others may see a similarity with Auditory Processing Disorder Treatment and ADHD, they are not the same at all. Children mostly are the ones who are experiencing treatment. They are hearing normally and have…
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Autism Vitamins| What are the best vitamins for Autism and ADHD

Autism Vitamins| What are the best vitamins for Autism and ADHD

Autism Vitamins | What are the best vitamins for Autism and ADHD Autism now affects 1 in 59 children in the United States.  With staggering numbers like these, its no wonder parents are currently searching for vitamins for autism and ADHD.  Autism, or autism spectrum disorder (ASD), is a developmental disorder with there being different levels of autism.  Autism refers to a broad range of conditions that affect a person’s social skills as well as speech and communication. It can also cause rigidity in behaviors, also known as repetitive behaviors. There are many different treatments available to help ease some…
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Neurocore’s Neurotherapy opens new avenues for treating mental disorders

Neurocore’s Neurotherapy opens new avenues for treating mental disorders

Neurotherapy (also known as neurofeedback) is a healthcare practice where electrical feedbacks from the brain are measured as waves and curated to help the brain learn to self-regulate. This practice involves using neurofeedback as a reward system for your mind to encourage it to learn. Nuerocore, a Brain Performance Center that runs eight facilities in Florida and Michigan have almost perfected this art. Through Neurotherapy, the brain is stimulated to learn through positive reinforcement, practice, and repetition. Studies have proven that this method is extremely effective as the brain can not only learn how to function efficiently but also be…
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Be Mightier Giveaway

Be Mightier Giveaway

Win a Mightier Starter Kit in the "Be Mightier" Giveaway! Mightier Giveaway - Emotional regulation games for kids! Enter for Your Chance to Win One (1) Mightier Starter Kit ($100 value!) - which Includes the Mighty Band, 3 months of proven curriculum, one coaching session, and 3 months of Club Mightier! About Mightier Mightier Bioresponsive games help kids 6-14 build skills to better manage their emotions (though it can benefit even adults!) Kids wear a Mighty Band heart rate monitor to see their emotions come to life on the screen. Games get more difficult as heart rate rises, challenging kids to…
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Comfitude Velvet Weighted Blanket Review

Comfitude Velvet Weighted Blanket Review

Weighted Blankets are the hot topic of the season this year! People are finding out the huge benefits of weighted blankets. Whether you are affected by anxiety, sleep issues, autism, adhd, or just really want to feel like you are sleeping in a hug, these weighed blankets are ideal! Today, check out our Comfitude Velvet Weighted Blanket Review. (Hint: I LOVED IT!) Comfitude Velvet Weighted Blanket Review Disclaimer: We received a Comfitude Velvet Weighted Blanket in a beautiful gray color for free, in exchange for our honest review. All opinions are my own, and true! Now that that is out…
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Bright Buddies: An Adorable Weighted Blanket & Plush for Autism

Bright Buddies: An Adorable Weighted Blanket & Plush for Autism

Bright Buddies: An Adorable Weighted Blanket & Plush for Autism Weight Blankets are all the craze right now, and rightfully so! We've been using weighted blankets for our autistic children for about a year now, and the results are undeniable! Weighted blankets for Autism, ADHD, and Anxiety are a perfect solution for anxiety, sleep issues, and calming down. Finally, there is super cute weighted blanket that comes with a match weighted plush! Enter Bright Buddies: An Adorable Weighted Blanket & Plush for Autism, ADHD, & SPD Bright Buddies: Weight Blanket & Weight Plush Combo When I was a little girl,…
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Why Sending My Son To A Residential School Was The Best Decision I Made

Why Sending My Son To A Residential School Was The Best Decision I Made

Why Sending My Son To A Residential School Was The Best Decision I Made Post written by Miriam Slozberg, Blogger at MomCrib My son, who is 14 years old, is not like the average teenager. Most 14-year-old boys are already thinking about dating, may still have an interest in collecting comic books, baseball cards, or anything else of that nature. They are also quite independent when it comes to walking to the closest store, or making their own microwavable dinners. Some even cook, and many like to hang out with their friends. My son is different. He still has a…
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How to Create a Calming Space for Your Autistic Child

How to Create a Calming Space for Your Autistic Child

Doll children background design with colourful letters spelling out Autism We all need a space to call out own, and that includes autistic children.  Every child is different but learning their sensory needs will help you create a perfect space.  No matter their sensory need, they can extremely benefit from a calming space to go relax and cool down in. We have one for each child in our house (well, the teen just has her room. But that makes her happy).  One of our spaces is an open closet transformed into a calming room, with calm lights, sensory tools, a…
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