People who have benefited from the deep pressure touch stimulation (DPTS) provided by a Weighted Blanket include: children, teens, and adults affected by, but not limited to, those on the Autism Spectrum, ADHD, ADD, PDD-NOS, Sensory Integration Disorder , Bi-Polar, Anxiety and others with sensory issues.
Weighted Blankets have also been used with people suffering from Tourette's Syndrome, CP, Alzheimer's, Dementia, Restless Leg Syndrome, Menopause, Insomnia or other Sleep Disorders with good very results.
In addition, many people who have purchased a Weighted blanket who just have trouble sleeping and have found the blankets to be an extremely helpful, natural drug free sleep aid.
Weighted blankets should never be used as a restraint. It is important that a blanket is never so heavy that the user feels trapped. The user must always be able to remove a weighted blanket on their own without problem, whenever desired.