This mystical cuddly companion, weighs 2kg. Weighted products provide proprioceptive feedback which can be soothing for people with neurological differences like autism or anxiety.
The plush fabric provides a soft and sensory deep pressure experience. Use with supervision for 20 minutes at a time or as recommended by an occupational therapist.
Kids Develop Store recommends the use of this weighted product for children who weigh 20 kg or more. This recommendation is based on a best practice principle of adding 10% of a person’s body weight.
Use your weighted friend at home, as part of a bedtime routine to help your child relax. Get your child to place the weighted friend on their lap, they can gently stroke or pet it as you read them a bedtime story.
Use your weighted friend in a classroom. Place on lap while listening. Add to a book corner, sensory corner or quiet space for children to self-regulate.
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