GPS Tracker For Autism
Safely Track Special Needs Kids With GPS
The independent documentary Vaxxed brought up many questions related to vaccine injury in children and how those life-changing shots could have been prevented if the CDC didn’t manipulate scientific data. The story told in that motion picture is very frightening, but one does not need to be a scientist to see that the number of children being diagnosed with some form of autism spectrum disorder is skyrocketing to epidemic levels. This article is in no way going to try and tackle the complex questions related to treating kids with autism through Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) treatments or discuss how the business of vaccinations could very well be the spark that triggers awesome. Those are questions better addressed in the special needs community or via online forums/message boards. Instead, this article is designed to inform parents about the GPS trackers for autistic kids that can help reduce wandering and overall personal safety.
Tracking Autistic Children At School
Many special needs kids have one-on-one aides and small classrooms designed to provide the best possible care and education. And 99% of the time that alone can be enough to prevent a child from wandering away or getting off school grounds. The problem is that many children with autism have a tendency to engage in escape behaviors and will impulsively run without warning. This can not only give a parent a fright but also the school as well. As scary as these moments can be they are however being reduced or eliminated with the assistance of autism GPS tracker that can easily be kept in a child’s pocket or backpack.
Live child GPS tracker technology works petty simple. A special needs child carries a tiny tracker about one inch in size in their pocket or backpack. That tracker sends out data showing where that child is every 10 seconds (or faster). Personal GPS tracking data can easily be viewed by parents through their iPhones or other smart phones with Internet connection. This allows parents or educators to quickly locate a wandering or lost child anytime within seconds! And that’s probably not even the most advantageous feature of the technology because the personal trackers can also allow the user to set up safe zones where they can be alerted the very moment their child enters or leaves the school campus. Or any other area they want to make sure their child stays in!
“I have spent over 5 years working with non-verbal children with autism through the use of speech pathology, verbal behavior therapy and rapid prompt”, explained a home therapist for a Southern California company called Autism Behavior Consultants. “Sadly, I worked with many kids who would try and escape from home and school to the point where parents had to fence their entire homes and put locks at the very top of their doors so they would be out of the reach of their special needs child. It really is an annoyance and hardship many parents face which sucks because families dealing with autism already have their hands full. That is why I’m a big fan of any technological solution that can offer parents even a little peace-of-mind and that’s what the real-time tracking systems can offer”.
Autism Safety Products
GPS watches, bracelets or other wearable tracking options really are only designed for adults with special needs or seniors facing diminished cognitive patterns. Therefore, the best solution for parents seeking a monitoring system for their special needs child is small tracker known as the SilverCloud Personal GPS which costs approximately $199 and requires a monthly data service plan of $29.95 a month. The service plans do not require any contractual commitments and are on a month-to-month basis.
Parents who have children with autism will find the following companies and agencies helpful when it comes to learning more about potential causes of autism as well as treatment:
- Dr. Partington Behavioral Analysts
- Whole Child Consulting
Causes Of Autism Spectrum Disorder
Mother’s Age Increases Autism Risk
Researchers have already known for many years that women who are 40 or over have a significantly increased risk of having children with Downs Syndrome or other disabilities, but not until recently was it recognized that age can also play a factor in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Conducting research and studies related to a mother’s age and potential risks, the MIND Institute located at University of California Davis published a study today that shows mothers aged 40+ have a 50% more likely chance of having a child with autism than a mother aged 25-30.
The study, which was released earlier today and obtained by GPS tracking distributor Tracking System Direct, also stated that the father’s age had no almost no bearing on the increased risk.
There is no cure for Autism Spectrum Disorder, but many children with the diagnosis are treated with intense behavioral therapy that can help them live a normal, functional life.
Autism has quickly became an epidemic, rapidly growing in numbers over the past 10 years. It is now believed that autism affects nearly 1% of the child population in the United States.
Tracking System Direct President of Operations Ryan Horban spent over 5 years working in the field of psychology tutoring children with severe autism before entering into the vehicle tracking industry. “The time I spent working with young children with cognitive and motor skill disabilities left a very profound and meaningful impression on me”, explained Horban. He stated that before he began working in the GPS fleet tracking industry he was blessed to be a part of something bigger than himself.
GPS Tracking Company Acknowledges Autism Awareness Day
April 2nd is the day that represents World Autism Awareness Day. Autism Spectrum Disorder has quickly become an epidemic in America, affecting nearly 1 out of 59 children according to some statistics. GPS monitoring company Tracking System Direct would like to thank the behavior analysts, teachers, speech pathologists, occupational therapists, social recreational workers, respite workers, tutors and parents who work everyday to improve the lives of children suffering from autism.
Tracking System Direct has a personal connection with ASD as President of Operations, Ryan Horban, spent nearly six years working in the field of psychology working hands on teaching non-verbal and high-functioning children with autism before working in the field of vehicle tracking technology. Horban not only worked on improving basic and advanced life, social and academic skills of the children he worked with, but he also spent time raising money and awareness to the disorder. “The time I spent working with children suffering with ASD left a profound and meaningful impression on me that will last a lifetime. The courage, patience and strength exhibited by the parents and children on a daily basis is something that we should all strive to achieve”, explained Horban.
Tracking System Direct compiled a list of resources for people who are interested in learning more about autism symptoms, early intervention, behavior analysis and more: