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Weighted blankets 

SENSO-REX™ weighted blankets for children facilitate falling asleep and positively impact the quality of sleep. They also improve the mental and physical condition of the child during the day. They are unique duvets, thanks to which the child will unwind, relax and calm down faster and more easily.

SENSO-REX™ weighted blankets for children is a combination of therapeutic properties with exceptional aesthetic experience. They are made of fabrics and fillers of highest quality: non-allergic, natural, loose and soft. Additionally, their production based on American technology guarantees robust and aesthetic finishing.

Fabrics for SENSO-REX™ weighted blankets are selected in accordance with the latest trends in the interior decor industry and children, who love fairy-tale adventures and cartoon characters, can also select fabrics decorated with the motifs of their favourite characters.

Weighted blankets are particularly recommended for children with psychophysical disorders, including autism, Asperger's syndrome, ADHD, sensory processing disorders, etc.

In those children, proprioceptive receptors found in muscles, tendons and ligaments do not work normally. They perceive external stimuli as too strong or too weak. The sensory (weighted) duvet stabilises those receptors. It stimulates or mitigates them.

The weighted blanket is quite heavy (it weights from 10% to 15% of the child's body weight) and its pressure considerably increases the sensation of one's own body and its situation and limits auto-stimulating movements to a great extent. Children who fall asleep under weighted blankets unwind and focus more quickly, they sleep much more calmly (without any interruptions) and function during the day better.

The weighted blanket can be used during the day and night. In the evening, it is best to cover the child with the duvet 20 minutes before sleep. After that time the duvet can be replaced with a lighter one. You always have to make sure that the child can move underneath and that the duvet does not cover the neck.

For many parents, weighted blankets are a delivery from everyday problems, when the child has a crisis caused for instance by a change in an everyday ritual. Sensory duvets can be used during the night and day. Some children eagerly use them during a short afternoon nap, some of them just jump under them when they need to restore better body organisation.

Sensory duvets are to be dry-cleaned or washed by hand. When drying, it should be spread horizontally on the dryer, not hung. This prevents the duvet from deforming.

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