Parents of children with autism have to constantly worry about the wellbeing and whereabouts of their child. As mentioned on Science Daily some parents are utilizing tracking devices to improve their quality of life. These devices help parents with autistic children who tend to wander away from adult supervision. This device can help parents know where exactly their child is while being away. These devices eliminate guesswork and anxiety for parents and this ultimately creates a higher quality of life since the parents are able to relax just a bit.
Studies show that, 96 percent of parents who said they were currently using an electronic tracking device said it made their quality of life better (47 percent send it made it “somewhat better,” and 49 percent said “much better.”)
These electronic tracking devices are becoming more and more popular since parents are realizing the importance and benefits of using them. It is now being recommended that parents and caregivers become educated about these devices so they can make informed decisions about using these types of devices.