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by Aliyah Rich

I had an amazing opportunity to meet and interview Sarah Hezel. Sarah is Vice President of Design and Exhibits for Shedd Aquarium,  Continue Reading…

by Aliyah Rich

There is always something fun to do during the summer, but sometimes for a person with autism, doing something new can be scary. Continue Reading…

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I really think there are so many ways that COVID-19 has impacted on my life. In the beginning of 2020, I had so many plans and New Year's resolutions. Continue Reading…

by Aliyah Rich

Myrtle Beach is one of many amazing American tourist destinations in South Carolina where you can travel to have fun doing all sorts of beach activities. Some can find the beach a bit overwhelming but there are efforts being put into changing that. Continue Reading…

by Aliyah Rich

When it comes to the relationship between family it can help bring out our best selves and encourage us to not be afraid to do things you are good at. Miguel Figueroa is the father of thirteen year old Illiana Figueroa . Miguel knows how much his daughter loves watching YouTube. Continue Reading…

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Baseball is a sport that can hold special meaning to someone who loves the game. For Taylor Duncan it means changing people’s thoughts on disabilities and special needs in general. Continue Reading…

by Aliyah Rich

Many families take vacations and travel to have fun and relax. However, for the Mcleod Family, it is something even more special. Eeka Mcleod has three children: Eli, Evan and Ella, and all of them have special needs. Before the COVID-19 pandemic happened, the Mcleod family would take weekly trips to Disneyland.  Continue Reading…

by Aliyah Rich

In Amagansett, New York there is a kitchen that is dedicated toward employing people within the disability community. Continue Reading…

by Aliyah Rich

On January 23, 2020. Netflix released an American adult documentary film titled Crip Camp. The movie explores the history of Camp Jened and the start of the Disabilities Civil Rights Movement in the 1970's. Crip Camp stars and follows the lives of the people who have worked and stayed at Camp Jened, a summer camp Continue Reading…

by Aliyah Rich

Love is often considered something special. When people fall in love it can bring new wonders into people's lives. A new documentary series on Netflix is being released called Love On The Spectrum. The show explores people with disabilities as they navigate and build romantic relationships. The new show will explore the Continue Reading…

by Aliyah Rich

Superheroes are symbols of people who are known for their heroic actions and characteristics and moral beliefs. People admire heroes for who they are and the difficulties they face.  A show on PBS Kids called Hero Elementary features young students with abilities and even powers. It takes place in a school where we meet four Continue Reading…

by Aliyah Rich

Eileen Limon is a young autistic fourteen year old Chicagoan in high school. She has recently been made top of her class as a valedictorian in Tepeyac High School, an all-girls Catholic school. But due recent events of the COVID-19 pandemic. schools were forced to shut down until events have changed . Eileen had worked Continue Reading…

by Aliyah Rich

Ned Williams is InfiniTeach's Lead Media Editor. Ned was diagnosed with autism as a child, and has worked hard over the past several years to combine his interest in computer games and graphics with his role at InfiniTeach. Q: Hey Ned, thanks for talking with me. As you know, April is Autism Month – what Continue Reading…

by Aliyah Rich

Develop a spectrum of resources and accommodations to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Even though disabilities like autism are considered 'invisible,' the supports people may need are just as critical for removing barriers to inclusion as ramps are for people in wheelchairs or eyeglasses are for people with vision impairments. Build partnerships with Continue Reading…

by Aliyah Rich

Dear Partners,  We know COVID-19 is affecting you, your institutions, and the communities you serve – we are feeling it, too. For all of us, this is an unprecedented time. For individuals with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities, all of these changes can be especially overwhelming. Individuals with autism rely on a consistent Continue Reading…

by Aliyah Rich

About 50 years ago, Autism Society launched its first autism awareness campaign. Over the years, that campaign has grown and been adopted by organizations around the world. At the end of 2007, the UN General Assembly designated April 2 as World Autism Awareness Day.Today, April has become more than a month of autism awareness. Ask Continue Reading…

by Aliyah Rich

A Young Cook Bullies can make life tough especially when you feel powerless against this and other adversity in your life. Hamza knows how this feels. Hamza is a ten years old boy who lives in Marrakech, Morocco. Hamza was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder or ASD when he was three years old. Hamza lived Continue Reading…

by Aliyah Rich

People always ask me what we do at InfiniTeach, and being a pretty literal person, I respond with the stock answer, “We build technology to support the autism and IDD community…removing barriers to inclusion…etc etc” But, just the other day, someone pressed further, asking why we do what we do. ‘But what's your impact?' she Continue Reading…

by Aliyah Rich

Juliana Fetherman is a woman making apps for people with autism. MAF stands for Making Autism Friendship. Is a app that acts almost like a dating service app. You sign in then you create a profile with an avatar and meet up with people with autism to hang out and have fun. The app provides Continue Reading…

by Aliyah Rich

A Mother's Determination By Aliyah Rich When laws are unfair to people or something needs to change it is important to educate yourself and stand strong on your beliefs. One woman named Kate McMurdo is willing to put up a fight for autistic people like her son Lewis McMurdo. She struggled to find a suitable Continue Reading…