Tricare/Therapy Thursdays- DIY Weighted Lap Bag


Today’s post is another oldie but a goodie from motherofchaos3, my super crafty blog coauthor. Here’s yet another example of her resourcefulness and creativity. Hope you’re having a great vacation, friend! Have a good day everyone, one more to go until TGIF!

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Several times we have tried to use a weight lap bag or vest for Bug. Typically his teacher tells us its a distraction for fun time and plays with them more than it is helpful. But that is not the case for every child.

A weight lap bag can provide a grounding of sorts for the child. I have often heard Bug has a hard time with spacial awareness. He just isn’t quite sure where his little body is in reference to the world around him. He is everywhere! Upside down, right side up, hands in his mouth, head buried in a couch cushion and the list can go on. He often reminds me of a rubix cube someone is working to solve that is getting all twisted around. He just doesn’t understand where his body stops and the world begins. Having a weighted blanket, lap bag or vest can…

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