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.
Empowering the Special Needs Community
It’s every parents’ worst nightmare. We send our children off to school trusting that they will be taken care of, looked after, and return home safely. When you have a child with special needs you can’t help but worry about where they are, if they’re safe, what you would do if your child didn’t come
There are few bonds stronger than the relationship between a child and their dog, primarily when the four-legged companion serves as a security shield and trusted protector. While most kids benefit significantly from growing up with a family dog, it has been proven to be even more beneficial for children with autism. In one study
With summer vacation drawing to a close, it’s the ideal opportunity to start preparing your special child for the new school year. For most special needs families, back-to-school time brings with it a host of anxieties and unique challenges.
Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) is commonly misunderstood and tends to be misdiagnosed as either autism or ADHD. And yet the reality is that SPD is believed to affect anywhere between 5% to 15% of school going children.
AngelSense is an advanced wearable GPS tracking device that protects your loved one from wandering and eloping. It was designed specifically for kids, teens, and adults with autism and special needs, but the safety features make it perfect for those with dementia or Alzheimer’s as well. Although the technology is complex, using it is actually
Special needs students across the country are returning to school after the long Coronavirus hiatus. This transition could be especially hard given the extended lack of social interaction, disruption of their routine, and that the school they go back to could look very different. Many kids with special needs, especially autism, find comfort in routine
There’s no doubt that wearing masks has become a hot topic and regardless of your position, this is going to affect your child with special needs. Going out and seeing people with masks on can be unsettling and wearing a face mask can be especially challenging for children with sensory sensitivities. With stores, malls, doctors’
When children grow up, they inevitably want more independence and this can be particularly stressful for parents of children with autism or other special needs. As they start to go out into the world by themselves, parents can have peace of mind knowing where they are and that they can check in with them with
Not all GPS tracking devices are created equally. When it comes to keeping your loved one safe, it’s important to fully understand what the device and service offer in terms of features, reliability, and accuracy. It may be tempting to opt for the least expensive service, but at what cost. Your loved one deserves the