These weighted lap blankets offers the benefits of calming and grounding due to its deep pressure sensation that regulates the sensory systems. It almost feels like a hug! There are many benefits of a weighted pressure that has shown to benefit people with anxiety, depression, dementia, PTSD, ADHD, etc. However, for those suffering from disorders, weighted blankets should be supervised by an Occupation Therapist (OT) to offer guidance and monitoring.
Note: For children 4 years and up, weighted blankets should always be used with adult supervision as there are small pockets. However, with older children, the weight should not exceed 10% of the child's body weight.