Weighted blanket often helps those with Autism and associated Sensory Processing Disorder by providing soothing weighted blanket sensory input. Other than using a night these weighted blankets are also ideal for any sensory room, classroom or for calming sensitive situations in your own home. They are an effective therapeutic solution, helping sensory seeking children and adults calm their body, helping aid a peaceful nights sleep. The extra weight can help to relieve anxiety and stress. Made with soft tactile velour fabric.