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Sensory Matters

Weighted Lap Bags- 2.5kg

Weighted Lap Bags- 2.5kg

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Proudly Australian owned and Australian Made, our weighted lap bags are used in many home, clinical, school and work environments for those living with (but not limited to): Sensory Processing Disorder, Autism, ADHD, ADD, Anxiety, Restless Leg Syndrome and some mental health challenges. 

Weighted Lap Pads can have a huge impact on those who benefit from deep pressure, and are especially helpful in assisting the user to regulate their sensory input when it is sleep time, or when they may be demonstrating behaviour leading to a meltdown.  The weighted lap bag can provide Deep Pressure Touch Stimulation (DPTS) for the user and the impact it can have is amazing!

Deep Pressure Touch Stimulation (DPTS) can stimulate the release of serotonin in the brain, in turn helping children and adults to be calm, relaxed, concentrate on a task and moderate their sensory input. Weighted Lap Bags may also be encouraged by an Occupational Therapist at times for the child to self regulate their sensory input if they are over stimulated and need to calm down before attempting a task which requires focus (i.e: coming in from outside, running in the playground to sitting at a table and chair).

These Lap Bags are filled with non-toxic Poly Pellets (the same that are used in some teddy bears and soft toys). The pellets are separated into sections to ensure balanced weight distribution. The Sensory Matters weighted lap bags are designed by an Occupational Therapist and will enable the lap bag to ‘mould’ around the user to the shape of their body to maximise the deep pressure sensory input.

 It is recommended to consult with an Occupational Therapist regarding the use of weighted products, to ensure it may benefit your child. They may prescribe a different weight and/or size for your child. These Weighted Lap Bags are fully machine washable, are covered by two layers of good quality fabric and are sewn using a heavy weight cotton. 

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