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…

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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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