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 …

by Katie Hench

Traveling can always be a little difficult and stressful for all of us, but for individuals who are on the autism spectrum traveling can be more overwhelming than usual. Providing an escape from the rest of the noise of a typical airport – this new autism accessibility initiative in Atlanta is set to provide a Continue Reading …

by Katie Hench

On what was supposed to just be a classroom assignment has now turned into a viral, vulnerable, and touching poem created by a boy on the the autism spectrum. Ten year old Benjamin Giroux wrote a poem titled “I am”. After his parents read the poem it turned into something more for his family – Continue Reading …

by Katie Hench

Photo Credit: Sesame Street In continuing to celebrate the uniqueness of every child on the autism spectrum, Sesame Street's phase two initiative from last October – “See Amazing in All Children” was just released last week. After receiving positive reviews and feedback about phase one of the initiative. Phase two includes a jam packed video Continue Reading …

by Katie Hench

As everyone in the autism community knows, today is World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD). This one day is an awesome reminder of how many lives are impacted by autism – individuals on the spectrum, their families, educators, therapists, and the community that supports them. As a sibling of a brother with autism, this one day Continue Reading …