Non-medicinal Therapy Technique for ADHD
It’s ADHD awareness week! http://www.newswire.ca/en/story/1241821/new-paper-highlights-impact-of-adhd-on-canadian-economy
ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) is defined as having significant issues with attention, hyperactivity and impulsiveness that are not consistent with the age of the person.
People with ADHD can benefit from a Hippo Hug weighted blanket or weighted animal in a variety of ways:
1) Use in a classroom or work setting to help increase focus and reduce impulses by providing deep pressure input
2) Use during sleep to provide a deeper more restful sleep with few instances of wakefulness. Here is an interesting link between sleep and the misdiagnosis of ADHD
3) Use in everyday settings to provide deep pressure input to reduce anxiety