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Weighted Blanket Review – Part Two

This blog post is part of a three part series and has been syndicated with the permission of Catherine from the dabels divulge. It documents how she found Hippo Hug weighted blankets out of Calgary, Alberta Canada and how it changed her sleep (for good). Stay tuned over the next few days for all three parts, the final…

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Autism Awareness Video

This is a great video promoting Autism awareness. Although I don’t agree with some of the statements in the video I do think the  message about Autism is strong. I have read stats as low as 1 in 90 children have autism. This video says 1 in 150 so I’m not sure how you ever…

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Two Weighted Hippos – Weighted Blanket

Here are Hippo Hug Weighted Blankets two newest members: These two weighted animals now live at my son’s preschool where the teacher uses them during circle time to help the fidgety 3 and 4 year olds sit still through songs and story time. I was recently preschool parent volunteer and got to see them in action with my…

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Newest Weighted Blanket

Here is the newest weighted blanket completed and delivered just in time for Leap Day 😀 This Hippo Hug weighted blanket is approx 46×66 inches. It is a finished weight of  15 lbs. We haven’t named it yet as we are waiting to hear what its owner chooses.  Here she is the newest Hippo Hug…

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Autism Definition Changing | Hippo Hug

The DSM for Autism is changing, it will affect many people. Here are some articles: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/20/health/research/new-autism-definition-would-exclude-many-study-suggests.html http://www.vancouversun.com/health/Definition+autism+about+change/6043448/story.html http://www.fox43.com/news/wpmt-why-the-definition-of-autism-matters-20120124,0,791175.story http://www.wjhg.com/home/headlines/Changes_in_Autism_Definition_Concerns_Autistic_Community_137930063.html?storySection=comments I hope there are not as many negative impacts as people are expecting and that people continue to get the help they want and need.

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