I mentioned in a previous post that I’m monitoring Calvin’s playing with water in the bathroom with a combination of motion and water sensors. Get Our Alexa Command Guides Welp, it took one day for Calvin to figure out the water sensors. Calvin knows that I’m electronically monitoring him with sensors. How do I know...
I’m violently opposed to any kind of cameras in the bathroom, unless we’re talking a serious safety issue. But we’ve got to know if and be alerted if Calvin is causing trouble. Our goal is for him to use his own bathroom appropriately without fear that he’s going to flood the house. Get Our Alexa...
We have a house-showing today and Calvin is in full water mode. Already around 9 a.m., he had started flushing his bathroom toilet until it overflowed. I caught him right as he was doing it, and he was not happy. He has not done this for a while, so this a was huge red flag...
This is a painfully difficult problem to solve, but I’m confident that we’re zeroing in on a solution.
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Who am I?
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.
For computer people:
I’m a cloud architect, DevOps enthusiast, Raspberry Pi fanatic and a developer for over 20 years, with expert skills in Python/Node/C#