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The effect of the wearing of weighted vests on the sensory behaviour of learners diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder within a school context

By Carina Andersson | 4 October, 2017

Fransli Buckle, Denise Franzsen, Juanita Bester (2011)   Children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often have sensory processing […]

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Physiological Effects of Deep Touch Pressure on Anxiety Alleviation: The Weighted Blanket Approach

By Carina Andersson |

Hsin-Yung Chen, Hsiang Yang, Huang-Ju Chi, Hsin-Ming Chen (2013)   The application of deep touch pressure (DTP) has been suggested to […]

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Improving sleep quality using weighted blankets among young children with an autism spectrum disorder

By Carina Andersson |

Bryan M Gee, Theodore W Peterson, Annie Buck, Kimberly Lloyd (2016)   The purpose of this study was to explore […]

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Efficacy of Weighted Blankets for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sensory Overresponsivity, and Sleep Disturbance

By Carina Andersson |

Bryan Gee, Tyler McOmber, Jesse Sutton, Kimberly Lloyd (2017)   Weighted blankets are an example of a sensory-based intervention commonly used […]

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Use of weighted vests in pediatric occupational therapy practice

By Carina Andersson |

Olson LJ, Moulton HJ (2004)   The aim of this study was to investigate pediatric occupational therapists’ general experience and […]

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Effects of a weighted vest on attention to task and self-stimulatory behaviors in preschoolers with pervasive developmental disorders

By Carina Andersson |

Fertel-Daly D, Bedell G, Hinojosa J (2001)   This study examined the effectiveness of using a weighted vest for increasing […]

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The Use of a Weighted Vest To Increase On-Task Behavior in Children With Attention Difficulties

By Carina Andersson |

VandenBerg, N. L. (2001). American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 55, 621–628.   Children described as having attention deficit hyperactivity disorder often […]

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Pilot study of a sensory room in an acute inpatient psychiatric unit

By Carina Andersson |

Theresa Novak, Justin Scanlan, Damien McCaul, Nathan MacDonald, Timothy Clarke (2012) The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists   […]

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Effects of Weighted Vests on Attention, Impulse Control, and On-Task Behaviour in Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

By Carina Andersson |

Lin H-Y, Lee P, Chang W-D, Hong, F-Y (2014) American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 68, 149-158.   The study examines […]

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Evaluating the Safety and Effectiveness of the Weighted Blanket with Adults During an Inpatient Mental Health Hospitalization

By Carina Andersson |

Champagne, T., Mullen, B., Dickson., D & Krishnamurty, S. (2015). Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 31:3, 211-233   In 2015 […]

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Positive effects of a weighted blanket on insomnia

By Carina Andersson |

Ackerley R, Badre G, Olausson H (2015). J Sleep Med Disord 2(3): 1022.   The study was presented at The […]

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Pilot study of a sensory room in an acute inpatient psychiatric unit

By wallmanderco |

Pilot study by following researchers: Theresa Novak Senior Occupational Therapist, Missenden Psychiatric Unit, Sydney and South Western Sydney Local Health […]

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The effect of the wearing of weighted vests on the sensory behaviour of learners diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder within a school context

By wallmanderco |

Fransli Buckle B OT, M OT Occupational Therapist at School of Achievement Denise Franzsen B SC (OT), M Sc(OT), DHT […]

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