Empowering the Special Needs Community
Kathy Gilray is the mother of a 15-year-old girl with Asperger’s Syndrome from Texas. On Aug 17th, 2015, around 4:10 in the afternoon, her daughter was kidnapped and sexually assaulted. “I am convinced her AngelSense device saved her life,” Kathy says. Kathy had tried other monitoring devices for her daughter to help keep
So what’s it like to be an autism parent? Let’s start with the fact that autism parents have the same cortisol level as veterans with PTSD. Just take a minute to imagine what your daily life must look like to create those levels of stress hormones. Have you ever lost your child for a
Autism Alliance of Michigan Partners with AngelSense to Distribute Innovative GPS Based Monitoring Solution to Families in Need
Initiative Grants Autism Families a personal monitoring solution (which includes a GPS Device and app for guardians) Designed By AngelSense to Keep Children with Autism Safe [Michigan, January 23rd, 2018] The Autism Alliance of Michigan (AAOMI) Sean Taglione Memorial Global Positioning Program has partnered with AngelSense, an innovative GPS & Voice-Monitoring solution designed
Parenting a child with special needs comes with its own set of unique challenges. For families of children with special needs, safety is always a concern. AngelSense is honored to help parents keep their children safe, and bring peace of mind. As we look back at 2017, we’re very proud to have helped thousands
After years of bipartisan legislation, Kevin and Avonte’s Law has finally passed. This law was named in honor of two young boys with autism that wandered from their homes and drowned in nearby bodies of water. For the growing population of children diagnosed with autism, this law is an incredible step forward in improving quality
Are you a nonprofit or government agency charged with supporting parents of children with special needs? AngelSense gives you the power to prevent wandering tragedies in your community! AngelSense is a unique and innovative solution that empowers parents and caretakers to protect their special needs children who wander or have a tendency to hide.
Updated March 2018: Kevin and Avonte’s Law Passes Congress! Prevent Wandering Related Tragedies – Support Kevin & Avonte’s Law for the Autism Community
Every year the number of tragic, preventable wandering deaths rises. We need to do all we can to make sure Kevin and Avonte’s bill is voted into law.
It’s not uncommon for a person with dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease to wander. What makes this particularly worrying is that this can happen regardless of how advanced the disease is. In fact, some research suggests that at least 60% of Alzheimer’s suffers will wander at some point during the progression of the disease. This often results in a person getting separated from their loved ones, and can put their life at risk.
I recall only too clearly my shock at hearing the news of yet another wandering tragedy. This time a 5-year old boy with autism who wandered from his family’s New Year’s Eve party only to be found two days later in the Lehigh River in Pennsylvania. Once again, we are reminded that more needs to be done to keep children with special needs safe.