Finally, a book to teach parents and therapists how to make and use a therapeutic weighted blanket. Part One describes the theory regarding the use of the weighted blanket as a therapeutic modality for the treatment of Sensory Integration Dysfunction (SID). Includes clinical stories and a protocol for use of the weighted blanket in various settings (home, school, clinic) including use schedules, weight distribution, and precautions. Part Two provides the step-by-step, easy to follow sewing instructions and fabric selection. The appendix contains many helpful worksheets, such as A Sensory Checklist to determine whether or not to use a weighted blanket and A Weighted Blanket Usage Chart.