Every April we celebrate Autism Awareness Month, with World Autism Awareness Day sanctioned by the UN to be on April 2 every year. This year in particular there is a push to change the name to Autism Acceptance Month. The new name and designation of April to officially be recognized have been submitted to the
While autistic children are the majority recipients of special attention and early intervention programs, adults and teens can be overlooked—especially when it comes to developing and exploring romantic relationships. Just like “neuro-typical” adults, people on the spectrum also deal with the ups and downs of finding and keeping romantic partners and intimate relationships. Depending on
AngelSense is proud to announce that we have been selected as Gold level award winner of the Mom’s Choice Awards. Our GPS Tracker for Kids has been included amongst the best products and services for families. The rigorous evaluation is based on several elements such as quality, design, value, and originality. Parents and educators know
Have you ever stopped to consider how your child experiences the world? For children with autism it’s almost as if everything is filtered through a unique lens which heightens even the faintest sounds, smells and tastes. This inundates an autistic child with so much excess data to process and make sense of that they’re often
Asperger’s Syndrome is one of the most misunderstood development disorders on the autism spectrum, largely because it remains shrouded in stereotypes and prejudices. We need to confront these misconceptions which do more harm than good. They put children in boxes, reducing them to a meaningless check-list of symptoms and antisocial behavior.
Note: At the time of this article Asperger’s was a separate diagnosis, however, it is no longer used and falls within the broader ASD diagnosis with a higher functioning level. Autism is a pervasive developmental disorder and the fastest-growing developmental disability among children. Learning that your child has been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
Valentine’s Day is almost here and most of our employees have children with autism and special needs. As a company whose mission is to keep children with autism safe and happy, we compiled a list of the best gifts for autistic children. These are AngelSense mom-approved and of course, includes our AngelSense GPS Tracker for
There is so much about autism that people don’t understand. While it’s easy to focus on how the condition makes daily life and social interaction challenging, people with autism also have many unique skills and abilities which get overlooked.
Guest Blog Post From Wonderschool There are currently around 7 million children with special needs in the US (Factank 2020), and the transition to online learning due to coronavirus has been particularly challenging for them and their parents. Children with special needs are having to face unexpected changes to their pre-pandemic daily living routines, sometimes
Yes, AngelSense is allowed in schools nationwide. Thousands of schools across the country have not only welcomed AngelSense but fully embrace its use, especially by special needs students. Many schools have even sponsored and paid for the device as a part of complying with their school safety requirements for special needs. The lifesaving features and