Therapeutic blankets donated to students in Poplar Bluff

Therapeutic blankets donated to students in Poplar Bluff

POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) - The Missouri Association for Family and Community Education recently donated 11 weighted blankets to the Poplar Bluff School District for students with autism.

Volunteers from the organization hand-sewed the blankets, which are said to have therapeutic value for those with sensory disorders.

According to R-I Special Services Director Mindy Garrett, the weighted blankets will be a "huge help in keeping students in need focused and relaxed."

They will be distributed to the Early Childhood Center, Oak Grove and O'Neal elementary schools.

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