This study was published in the American Journal of Occupational Therapy. You may have to create an account to read the full study.
Date Presented 3/31/2017
Weighted blankets are commonly used by occupational therapists for children with autism spectrum disorder and sensory processing difficulties. The findings of this case series indicate that a portion of the participants responded positively to the weighted blanket intervention and increased their sleep quality.
Primary Author and Speaker: Bryan Gee
Additional Authors and Speakers: Tyler McOmber, Jesse Sutton, Kimberly Lloyd