Since starting attending Autistry I have discovered the use of weighted vests to help calm people with sensory overload.
I have always loved the lead vest at the dentist and secretly wanted one.
I don’t have one.
What I do have is a wildland firefighting dozer pack to which I added a an old lead film bag and a laptop battery. It straps snugly to me and provides a supporting or grounding feeling.
Just as good or better than the online versions and cheaper, too!
An online store for calming supplies:
(Ignore this box-can’t seem to easily delete it.)
Then, right there in the hall Sara showed me a site with what I thought were teething toys (her baby is teething) and that led to this:
I am SO excited!! Can you believe it?
O.K., calm down Christian.
Going out for a break, something I noticed they do frequently at Autistry.