Many special needs kids are very talented, and have a lot to contribute to society. The sad reality, however, is that most people don’t know enough about these kids so they fail to see how unique they are. Instead of focusing on how special needs kids are different, it’s time to highlight their gifts and strengths.
Empowering the Special Needs Community
Dayann and Brian McDonough, parents of two kids with autism, recently won the fight over their children’s right to wear the AngelSense GPS tracking device at school. We applaud them for this great achievement.
Have your kids met Julia yet? They’re going to love her because she’s truly remarkable! She’s an endearing yellow muppet, and the latest addition to the Sesame Street family. A refreshing and long-overdue addition, Julia is the first muppet with autism and she serves as an important lesson to all kids regardless of whether or not they have special needs.
Since this is ADHD Awareness Month, we thought it was time for a fresh perspective on what has become one the most misunderstood and difficult to diagnose disorders. ADHD is more common than you might think and affects children and adults of all ages.
Isn’t it funny how Halloween seems to sneak up on one without any notice? Before you can say pumpkin spice, you’re making a visit to Walmart in a last-ditch effort to find something that could pass as one of the child’s favorite characters from Frozen.
Kids are born explorers. Their minds are constantly ticking, and their senses encourage them to learn more about the things, places and people around them. Just when their eyes fall on something that fascinates them, something else…
Back-to-School survey finds 50% of children with special needs are bullied at school. Parents surveyed by angelSense reveal the severity of the situation for special needs children.
A beautiful letter written by Maylene Klein to her son, Nicky – a special needs 12 year-old boy. Maylene is an AngelSense GPS and Voice Monitoring Solution expert user and Customer Care specialist.
A guest post by Kathy Gilray, mother of a 15-year-old girl with Asperger’s Syndrome from Rowlett, Texas. Her daughter was kidnapped and sexually assaulted. Her AngelSense wearable device possibly saved her from further attack and possibly saved her life.
Back to school time is exciting, and yet many special needs parents spend so much time worrying that they don’t get to enjoy this new phase in their little one’s life. We’ve compiled a list of our community’s favorite apps and resources to make this transition something to look forward to.