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Maggie creates her own brand of security blankets called "Ribbon Blankies©".  Hand Made with loving care, each Ribbon Blankie© is uniquely different - no two are exactly the same. 100% Cotton Flannelette material and soft-to-the-touch.  Ribbons are pre-soaked to check for colour bleed and quadruple stitched for secure attachment to the Ribbon Blankie©. Selection is constantly changing, as the Ribbon Blankies© are very popular, and we try to keep the website catalogue updated to remove all sold Ribbon Blankies©. Craft show sales keep Maggie busy replacing stock with new Ribbon Blankies©

Ribbon Blankies© are the "worry beads" for infants and small children, autistic children and Alzheimer's inflicted adults.  Hand wash, hang to dry, no strong detergents or bleaches to be used. 

Why Children Love Their Security Blankets
Science Daily
Every parent of a young child knows how emotionally attached children can become to a soft toy or blanket that they sleep with every night. New research, published today in the international journal Cognition, suggests that this might be because children think the toy or blanket has a unique property or ‘essence’.
The phrase "security blanket" was popularized in the Peanuts comic strip created by Charles M. Schulz, who gave such a blanket to his character Linus van Pelt. A popular name for a security blanket is "Blankie".

Another term is "wubby", which was popularized by the 1983 film Mr. Mom. Wikipedia

Project Linus blankets comfort autistic children in Tioga County
Oak Tree is a classroom of high functioning children with autism, and they were thrilled with their blankets, cuddling up with them during quiet times.

Rett Syndrome
Lynchburg College

Rett syndrome, which affects 1 in 10,000-15,000 girls, is an X-linked progressive neurodevelopmental disorder.  Affected girls usually develop normally until 6-18 months of age.  According to a review of history by the International Rett Syndrome Association (IRSA, ..... She may need a security symbol, such as a blanket

CBS News
Symptoms usually appear at age 6 to 18 months. As in other autism spectrum disorders, children withdraw socially. Unlike kids with other autism disorders, Rett-syndrome children often begin constant, compulsive hand wringing.

Security Blankets
Psychology Today

It's okay to carry that Blankie. Children who are attached to their blankies seem to adjust better to anxiety-producing situations.

Alzheimer's Bedtime routines
... make sure security objects, such as a favourite blanket or stuffed animal, are within easy reach.

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