How automating the lights in my house helps my son with #Autism to sleep

If you’re a regular reader, you know about all the struggles we face in regards to sleep with two of our three kids with Autism. The biggest challenge over the years, has been with Emmett. 

We’ve never been able to really nail down what his issues were related to, and we’ve only been met with sporadic success until recently. 

I’ve spoken many times before about Vivint and how I’ve implemented their technology throughout our home, in order to make it safer.… Read More

#Autism families are sharing about how @VivintGivesBack has improved their lives and given them peace of mind

For a while now, I’ve been talking about how I use the home automation/security system I received from the Vivint Gives Back Project to keep my kids with Autism safer.

You can read all about my experiences by clicking here.

I thought it might be beneficial for you to see what other families are saying about their experience with the Vivint Gives Back Project.… Read More

Talking safety and peace of mind for special needs families

Talking safety and peace of mind for special needs families

As many of you know by now, I’m working very closely with Vivint, and the Vivint Gives Back Project. I’m also intimately involved with Guardian Locate, and we are partnered with Project Lifesaver International.

This puts me in a unique position to help your voices be heard.

I would like to know specifically, what you think you need to make your lives easier in regards to the battle of keeping your kids from letting themselves out of the house and wandering off or getting into things that could be harmful.… Read More

What I do when my child with #Autism can’t sleep? 

The notion of special needs parents having kids with sleep issues isn’t far-fetched at all. I deal with this more times than I care to remember.

As any special needs parent will tell you, we don’t sleep if they don’t sleep. 

Tonight is another one of those night for me, and this makes the second or third time this week.Read More

Christmas with the Gorski’s: A Special Needs approach to celebrating Christmas 

Just some brief background before delving into this as it’s important for context. 
My wife suffered from caregiver burnout and that lead to an almost two-year separation while she was focusing on getting the help she needed to recover. We never divorced but she lived with her parents and I raised the kids on my own. 

This past June, we put our lives and our family back together.Read More

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