How One Mom Is Using Military Uniforms To Solve A Problem For Kids With Autism

April 10, 2015 7:15 PM

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How One Mom Is Using Military Uniforms To Solve A Problem For Kids With Autism

When Crystal Lyons' toddler son John was diagnosed with autism in July 2014, the South Carolina mom looked into buying him a weighted vest -- a therapy tool that can have a calming effect on children with autism, ADHD, sensory processing disorder, and other special needs.

Lyons was disappointed to find that the weighted vests she came across were out of her price range, and insurance wouldn't cover the cost, she told The Huffington Post. With the help of her drill sergeant husband, the mom came up with a solution. "I told my husband, 'You know what? I bet I could use...

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