by Aliyah Rich

Bank of America Marathon By Aliyah Rich Autism Speaks is a organization that promote and supports people with autism and the understanding of autism spectrum disorder .This year in October,13, 2019 .The Bank of America Chicago Marathon is fundraising charity for Autism Speaks and are many people are planning to run a marathon long down Continue Reading …

by Aliyah Rich

Speaking Out   By Aliyah Rich Everyone have different ways to communicate with each other whether through symbols, words, codes or even sign language. Giving us a chance to talk to anyone that is listening. And for those who are born with autism can easily use a app that can be used for communication as Continue Reading …

by Aliyah Rich

A Little Town By Aliyah Rich Austin, Minnesota is a small yet ordinary town but this little town has provided a way to have their community to be a welcoming yet comforting place to live, work , shop towards anyone who has autism. In this town there are many people who helps give services towards Continue Reading …

by Aliyah Rich

Autistic Actor role in a Broadway Play. By Aliyah Rich There are many actors who have played Christopher Boone in a play called The Curious Incident of the Dog in The Nighttime based on the book of the same name. But one was the first autistic actor to play a autistic character. Mickey Rowe is Continue Reading …

by Aliyah Rich

Amazing Dancers By Aliyah Rich Dance is a well-known art form throughout history that involves physical movement including your arms and legs but these dancers however are changing that belief. Chelsie Hill has always been a dancer even in high school at 17 years old had starred in her high school dance team until a Continue Reading …

by Aliyah Rich

Raising children with Autism Cyndi Jensen is just like any other mother who has children. But the difference is that all four of her children is diagnosed with Autism. Madicyn, Tedi , Charlie and Elli have been diagnosed at a young age with Autism . Tedi at age four. The rest at around three years Continue Reading …

by Aliyah Rich

Chocolate By Aliyah Rich In Cambridge, England. There is a chocolatier store that helps and provides free work experiences for those born with autism . Harry Specters is a place that creates and makes many different types of handmade chocolates and chocolate candies and they being made by individuals with autism in order to encourage Continue Reading …

by Aliyah Rich

A Mother Fighting For Her Daughter By Aliyah Rich There are many social media websites where bullying has and had been happening. But for one mom who have been standing up against bullying against her daughter disabilities and appearance. Natalie Weaver is a mother to ten years old Sofia Weaver who was born with severe Continue Reading …

by Aliyah Rich

Dishes Inspired By Others By Aliyah Rich There are many restaurants and chefs around Chicago each have their own unique style towards what they make and cook. But one food writer in chicago decides to make a donation organization for people with special needs have chefs create dishes and foods based on what they like Continue Reading …

by Aliyah Rich

Starbucks ASL By Aliyah Rich In Washington DC there is a Starbucks coffee shop that is completely made for the deaf. This Starbucks is the first of many to be made for sign language and deaf culture. Washington has a large deaf community so Starbucks provided a shop anyone who is deaf allow to communicate Continue Reading …

by Aliyah Rich

Broadway Actor's Compassion   I always enjoy Broadway performances and musicals. It is a great time getting to watch the actors and actresses dance and sing. Kelvin Moon Loh from the New York Broadway show The King and I shared his experience. Kelvin was doing a intense scene which has cause an autistic boy to Continue Reading …

by Aliyah Rich

Student & Intern Blogger Aliyah is a young autistic high school student currently in a school for students with disabilities named Ray Graham Training Center High School. Aliyah works and learns as an intern blogger for InfiniTeach. She also helps InfiniTeach with other projects. When Aliyah is not at school or work, she loves loves Continue Reading …

by Katie Hench

Sensory-Friendly Gets a Corporate Stamp of Approval Just last week, Target announced the launch of a new collection of…drumroll please…sensory-friendly Cat & Jack clothes! (If you aren't a Target regular like yours truly, Cat & Jack is Target's signature kids clothing line. Affordable, fun, and now extra comfy for all kiddos!) I'm excited about this Continue Reading …

by Katie Hench

All About Me: I'm Hanna. I am 19 years old. I went to John Hersey High School of School District 214 for five years. August 21st will be my first day of the Life program at Forest View School also in district 214. I love art and animation a lot, but I also love to Continue Reading …

by Lally Daley Hotchkiss

As an adult, I reflect back on my summer experiences and think of so many individuals who did not have the same access to to an amusement park. I can't believe it, but summer is coming to an end. For me it's the fastest out of the four seasons. Maybe it is because we try Continue Reading …

by Christopher Flint

There are two big issues to tackle to ensure that every individual with autism can be successful. The first is acceptance, the second is access. Several years ago I was shopping in a grocery store in my neighborhood. As I was in the middle of my shopping I heard a familiar sound a few aisles Continue Reading …

by InfiniTeach

  'Take Me Out' to the White Sox Kids' Corner! InfiniTeach is excited to announce the development of a new family-friendly app in partnership with Chicago White Sox and MLB Advanced Media, . This new app will help make baseball accessible for all young fans and their families, including those who are part of the autism Continue Reading …

by Katie Hench

My husband, son, and I just got home from a wonderful weekend visiting 'Grandma Mimi' and 'Papa' in Minnesota. As we walked through the Minneapolis airport on our way back to Chicago, I noticed a sign that talked about all of the accessibility programs that are offered. The supports ranged from therapy dogs and art Continue Reading …

by Katie Hench

One of the best parts about this job from a marketer's perspective is that I get to read your stories and truly listen to what the autism community has to say. And after going through what feels like a plethora of Facebook posts which consisted of inspirational quotes, autism related articles, and an inside look Continue Reading …

by Katie Hench

The other weekend, I was lucky enough to attend an amazing one-man show – the actor performed six monologues, ranging from Shakespeare to Waiting for Guffman to Antz. The actor's facial expressions and gestures were spot on, he didn't miss a single word, and his comedic timing was impeccable. Most impressive to me was his Continue Reading …