Autism and Safety: “If I Need Help”

By Erin Wilson So much has happened since my husband and I shared our story on Geek Club Books last April. Even our name reflects our changes going from QR Code iD to If I Need Help. And we are officially a 501(c)(3) charity. Our energetic son Jay is autistic. After experiencing his getting lost at school and in an amusement park, we wanted to create a way to communicate for him. Our solution was to make personal wearable QR codes for him and for other children just like him. When the code is scanned or manually entered, a profile appears … [Read more...]

Autimism: Staying Safe

Scroll down for our giveaway for iPad Mini, Nexus 7 tablet, gift cards and goodies. By Bruce and Erin Wilson Our son Jay is fast! He can really move! As a matter of fact he can run way faster than he can speak. We are hopeful that will change soon, but right now it’s the truth. We looked at our situation “living with a little Olympic sprinter” and wondered what we could do to make him safe. What if we are looking the other way for a second and he takes off. Over and over we had variations of the following conversation. We want a way … [Read more...]