Part II Preventing Autistic Loved Ones from Getting Lost: Kreyos Meteor

Samuel Kim, a 9 year old boy with autism from Los Angeles found in good condition.  Kim had only been missing for about 6 hours and this story has a happy ending.  As reported yesterday, more often than they should, these events end in tragedy. Many children and adults with autism have a tendency to walk […]

Tech Tools to Prevent the Autistic Loved Ones from Getting Lost: Nio System

Many new tech gadgets are being developed today that can address the risks to people with cognitive conditions who have a tendency to wander away and get lost.  In this two part series, we will look first at why new solutions for those that wander are needed and some new techie tools that might help. While perhaps not their […]

Hidden feature in Apple Watch discovered by deafblind woman

A deafblind woman who was born with Usher’s syndrome, discovered a usually overlooked feature in Apple’s recently released Apple Watch. Molly Watt, who has been a long-time iPhone user, said she ordered her Apple Watch in April, and discovered the smartwatch’s overlooked feature while she was trying to adjust its accessibility features. Molly found that […]

UBC student wins competition after developing anxiety-tracking device for those with autism

West Mall, BC – A UBC student has won a recent Global Impact competition for developing an anxiety-tracking device for those with autism spectrum disorder. Andrea Palmer, a mechanical engineering student, created Reveal in hopes of aiding both individuals with autism as well as their caregivers to effectively identify anxiety and thus prevent potential emotional […]

Review – fatframe, the child friendly iPad case – w/video

fatframe – is a children’s iPad protection system for those children with sensory needs. Founder Alison Nicholson originally created this child friendly case for her own two young special needs children – Hazel 7 and Guy 6. The business is family owned and run. Alison found from her own personal experience with her children that […]

My911 a solution to many security needs but not wandering

Security is an important concern for anyone.  However, getting security and help in the time of distress should be easy. My911 is the device that brings all the security needs in one place and comes out as a one-solution to all. Depending on the skills of a person with autism, it may be a choice […]

Simplify The Communication For Children With Autism Using 1stfone

Mobile phones have now turned into smartphones but they are not the smartest choice when it comes to children.  This is when MyOwnFone comes into play and makes things simpler for everyone of all ages. This is the most unique phone you would have ever seen. It’s even simpler than the oldest mobile phones when […]

SafetyLINK – harnessing the power of the community and emergency resources

The latest technology has helped us by bringing to our disposal some great devices that can help us in distress and emergency situations without much hassle. Dialing 911 or other emergency numbers is only possible when you have access to a phone but devices like Safety Link make it possible for you to press just […]

How Sar Lock Is The Unsleeping Guard At Your Door

Safety is the utmost important concern for people and privacy is just that important too. Safety starts from keeping the proper privacy and that’s why we have doors attached to the walls of our homes. However, the locks on our doors can become unreliable at times, especially when there are all the modern gadgets to […]

A Safer Life For People At Risk With LoJack’s SafetyNet System

Technology has played its role in all the areas of life and it is no more a difficult task to take care of a person with special needs. Today, there is a vast variety of technology that can help  track the position of wanderers within seconds and recover them if they are lost. LoJack has […]