Welcome to The Soothing Stitches Project!
OUR WAITING LIST IS NOW CLOSED
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IF YOU WOULD TO:
1. REQUEST A FREE WEIGHTED BLANKET
2. PURCHASE A PERSONALIZED WEIGHTED BLANKET.
1. WARNING: these blankets are NOT for children under the age of 3. Serious choking hazard.
2. We make each blanket using the standard recommended Occupational Therapy guideline: 10% + 1 lb. of the child's current body weight. (i.e. for a 50 lb. child a 6 lb. blanket should be ordered) If your child's personal Occupational Therapist deems it more beneficial for your child to utilize a heavier blanket based on individual needs, please be prepared to present this recommendation in writing at the time of order.
3. SHIPPING IS NOT PAID. You will receive a Paypal invoice for "shipping only" within 3 days of submitting your request for a free weighted blanket. You must pay in full with 7 days to reserve a spot on the waiting list. Your request will be removed after 7 days of non-payment.
WE ALSO KNOW THERE ARE MANY DIFFERENT PLACES TO PURCHASE A WEIGHTED BLANKET FOR YOUR CHILD. YOUR SUPPORT ENSURES WE CAN KEEP PROVIDING FREE BLANKETS FOR LOW-INCOME CHILDREN WITH AUTISM AND ANY CHILD WITH PEDIATRIC CANCER AT NO COST TO THE FAMILY.
ALL OF OUR BLANKETS ARE MADE BY HAND IN SYRACUSE, NY, BY AN UNPAID VOLUNTEER.
IF YOU DO NOT QUALIFY FOR OUR FREE WEIGHTED BLANKET PROGRAM, BUT WOULD LIKE TO PURCHASE A BLANKET, OUR CURRENT PRICE LIST IS AS FOLLOWS:
Mini/Travel Size (3-4 lbs/30"L x 37"W) $54.00 w/Free shipping
Small (5 lbs/45"L x 37"W) $68.00 w/Free shipping
Med (6-8 lbs/50"L x 37"W) $78.00 w/Free shipping
Lrg (9-11 lbs/55"L x37"W) $84.00 w/Free shipping
XL (12 lbs/60"L x 37"W) $90.00 w/Free shipping
All prices are subject to 8% NY sales tax
($15.05/Mini & Small, $21.10 Medium/Lrg/XL USPS Priority Flat Rate per blanket)
**FREE BLANKET PROGRAMMING NOTE**
TO BE CONSIDERED FOR A FREE BLANKET, YOU MUST COMPLETE THE ONLINE FORM BELOW AND SUBMIT ALL REQUESTED DOCUMENTATION TO: . FAILURE TO DO SO WILL DISQUALIFY YOU FROM THIS PROGRAM.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION IS AS FOLLOWS:
*PROOF OF PUBLIC ASSISTANCE, FOOD STAMPS, OR SSI DISABILITY
*PROOF OF AUTISM DIAGNOSIS