Weighted Blankets for Autism: Reducing Anxiety and Providing a Good Night’s Sleep

Sensory processing disorders and autism Many children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) struggle with sensory issues including sensory processing disorder (SPD). Chantal Sicile-Kira, “The Autism Advocate,” describes SPD as “a neurological disorder that causes difficulties with processing information from the five senses: vision, auditory, touch, olfaction, and taste, as well as from the sense … Continue reading Weighted Blankets for Autism: Reducing Anxiety and Providing a Good Night’s Sleep