Think this young man will get an invite to the White House?

College Student Makes app for Veterans to Help With PTSD

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Michael Cantrell
October 29, 2015 1:56 pm Click
Our military veterans are remarkable individuals who give up much of their lives to defend our nation and our freedom, often times coming home to little or no support in exchange for their sacrificial service.

The government cares little about our veterans as you can tell from the atrocious conditions of the VA, and modern liberal culture vilifies the military on a regular basis, so who is left to care for these wounded warriors?

We the people, of course, and it’s an honor to do so.

One young man exemplifies this sort of attitude perfectly.

His father is an Iraq War veteran who suffers from night terrors due to PTSD. In order to help his old man out, the college student invented this extraordinary app.

Truly amazing.

Here are a few additional details from USA Today:

Macalester College senior Tyler Skluzacek said he was in sixth grade when

his dad, Sgt. 1st Class Patrick Skluzacek, spent a year in Iraq.

Patrick Skluzacek now has night terrors, which according to the Mayo Clinic, “are episodes of screaming, intense fear and flailing while still asleep.”

Tyler decided to “try to create something that will help (his father) sleep better. That’s what it’s all about.”

Tyler and his team, “The Cure,” wrote code and created a smart watch app called myBivy, short for bivouac — a temporary camp or shelter.

The app tracks heart rate and movement with the goal to predict night terrors.

“After a couple weeks of tracking the soldier we can find … the exact symptoms of the onset of the panic attack and try to use the watch or use the Android phone to disrupt that or take them out of the deep sleep but keep them asleep,” Tyler said.

Tyler said the app will use sound or vibration to prevent night terrors.
Hey, Obama.

Where’s this guy’s invite to the White House?

What this dude has developed is awesome, and the lives it could positively impact are limitless.

This is the kind of compassion and innovation that should absolutely be encouraged in our country, and this young man’s heart is something more young folk in this country desperately need.

Unfortunately, we live in a time where the only way to get recognized for creativity and groundbreaking inventions is to somehow make yourself a victim and exploit the sickening, rampant social justice warrior mentality that’s so pervasive in our day and age.

Just ask Ahmed the Muslim Clock Kid. He can give you step-by-step instructions.

Anyway, let’s hope the myBivy app continues to increase the quality of care our veterans receive across the country!

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