Bryan Gee, Tyler McOmber, Jesse Sutton, Kimberly Lloyd; Efficacy of Weighted Blankets for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sensory Overresponsivity, and Sleep Disturbance. Am J Occup Ther 2017;71(4_Supplement_1):7111515242. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO4116
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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
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