CareTrak markets tracking products specifically related to children with
Autism and seniors with Alzheimer's, among others. I don't have any
experience with their products, but it is at least one resource to check
The Christian Science Monitor (news magazine) had an article that dealt with
some issues of tracking autistic children and implantable devices for
In recent years the Internet has become a natural place for parents of
autistic children to find information, encouragement and support. Support
group information online can be found at the following. This would probably
be a good start. The child's parent you mentioned should network with some
other parents to get feedback on any such products. It pays to get an
I hope this helps,
"The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be
done is generally interrupted by someone doing it."
Harry Emerson Fosdick
----- Original Message -----
From: "Al/Esther Walters" <walters@...>
Sent: Tuesday, February 05, 2002 1:55 PM
Subject: [HARC] help
To all you techies.
I heard on WHTC this morning a call from a woman regarding her handicapped
child. She is Autistic and mildly retarded. When outside side tends to
wander. Her mother is asking if there is a something she could attach to her
child that would sound an alarm if the child leaves the property.
I remember talk about a tracking device to attach to people who stray from
I have the phone number if anyone has an idea contact me please.
Al Walters, ND8Q 772-2816