Autism tends to run in families. It changes inbound genes it increases the chance that a toddler can develop the syndrome. If a parent carries one or a lot of of those factor changes, they will get passed to a toddler (even if the parent doesn't have autism). Other times, these genetic changes arise spontaneously in an early embryo or the sperm and/or egg that combine to create the...Read More!
When talking about caretaking technology, inevitably the question arises--"what if my Internet goes down?" If life and death are determined by an Internet connection, that's a bit of a weak link in the plan. Thankfully, on the Alexa front, Amazon has taken baby steps to solve this problem. How Does Alexa Work? According to Digital Trends, "Amazon...Read More!
It’s going to take him several weeks/months to start saying that he’s “19 years old.” He’ll continue to say “18 years old” for a while. In Georgia, he has three more yearsRead More!
Calvin’s step-mom and I love taking care of Calvin and that responsibility is incredibly fulfilling. CalvinRead More!
DISCLAIMER: I work for Amazon, but this post (and all my posts) is purely my opinion and based on no more information than the general public. I don't work for the Amazon Echo team, nor do I have proprietary information about the Alexa software or devices. Roughly twice a year, a friend tells me a story...Read More!
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“Improving caretaker and special needs quality of life with technology”
I am the parent of a special needs son Calvin, who born in July 2000. The purpose of this blog is to provide technology solutions to improve the quality of life for people with special needs and their caretakers.