by Katie Hench

Photo Credit: Jeremy Sicile-Kira Portfolio You often hear around the autism community that “Autism is not a disability, it's a different ability”. For this nonverbal adult on the spectrum his abilities stretch far and wide when it comes to his art pieces. Jeremy Sicile-Kira was diagnosed with both autism and synesthesia and shows off his Continue Reading …

by Katie Hench

Photo Credit: Glenn GB Photography Facebook Page I recently came across an article about this Dad's photo series highlighting the different faces of autism. So when I looked at his photos it automatically reminded me of this quote: “Autism is a word attempting to describe millions of different stories.” I'm big into photography, and there's Continue Reading …

by Katie Hench

Photo Credit: NASDAQ This past Monday our founder Christopher Flint joined the Chicago Innovation Awards team in New York City to ring in the NASDAQ closing bell. Infiniteach was recognized nationally with the best and brightest who were winners of the 2015 Chicago Innovation Awards. The long list of companies that we joined included Chicago Continue Reading …

by Katie Hench

So you've downloaded Autism Core Skills and signed up for a free trial. Yet you still feel a little lost setting up your student profile and starting a lesson. In this walkthrough video we're breaking down simple tasks that can help you navigate Autism Core Skills better and help you use features that can help Continue Reading …

by Katie Hench

It's all about trying something new in 2016! We're sharing a month round recap of autism stories that were trending on social media, or stories that can have a lasting impact on the autism community. Whether the story is inspirational, personal, or resources that could help support the autism community. All of the details are Continue Reading …

by Katie Hench

Photo Cred: CBS Local It's not everyday you learn a life-saving maneuver from a famous children's television show. For seventh grader Brandon Williams, that's exactly where he learned the Heimlich maneuver. At Barnes Intermediate School, Brandon saved a classmate's life by learning the Heimlich from Spongebob Squarepants. After seeing his classmate Jessica choking on an Continue Reading …

by Katie Hench

Creating infinite autism resources that everyone in the autism community can access in addition to Autism Core Skills is something that we're working toward everyday in 2016. There should be more autism resources to help individuals on the autism spectrum create a meaningful future. As we start a New Year, and look forward towards the Continue Reading …

by Christopher Flint

Our New Year’s Resolution: InfiniTeach will continue to bridge the gap between unmet potential and success for individuals with autism. In a world where everyone is touched by autism, why aren’t we doing more to support the estimated 1 in 45 individuals now being diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder?  The progress we have made Continue Reading …

by Christopher Flint

The iPad is revolutionizing industries across the world. Hospitals are using iPads to increase patient interaction by bringing x-rays and other vital information bedside. Service companies are outfitting their service technicians with iPads to evaluate the safety and performance of elevators and escalators and restaurants are adopting iPads to enhance the experience of diners and Continue Reading …

by Katie Hench

This guest blog is written by Amanda Hirsch, a special education teacher in the Chicagoland area. When I heard that Autism Core Skills was coming out, I was super excited. The idea of teaching academic and social skills in one app is amazing, and I was certainly not disappointed. How is Autism Core Skills Used in Continue Reading …

by Christopher Flint

During the Thanksgiving season, it is time to celebrate the positive and uplifting trends in the autism community. With the estimated recent increase in autism diagnostic rates, there is a more urgent need than ever for supports and success for individuals with an autism spectrum disorder. 1. A Greater Focus on Adult Employment The unemployment Continue Reading …

by Christopher Flint

(Photo Courtesy of Impact Engine Demo Day) Why is technology the best way to solve this crisis of unmet potential? The first reason is consistency. Individuals with autism thrive on having a consistent learning environment. With technology, we do not have to worry about the qualifications of a therapist or teacher to provide the best Continue Reading …

by Christopher Flint

We live in an era where technology can solve some of mankind's biggest challenges. From the hospital, to the board room, to the classroom – technology has transformed the efficiency and efficacy of almost every sector. So why haven't we been able to leverage technology to provide more meaningful futures for individuals with autism? Empowering Continue Reading …

by Christopher Flint

On episode 2 of MAC and Hack, our new video series, we're talking updates to our printable curriculum, new themes added to Autism Core Skills, and endless bug testing in iOS 7, 8, and 9. If you're new to MAC and Hack, our technical team we'll be bringing you exclusive updates and the continuous process Continue Reading …

by Lally Daley Hotchkiss

Parents and professionals will often contemplate, what is the most effective treatment for my child or student with autism spectrum disorder? This can be a difficult question to answer because there is so much to take into consideration. Parents need to consider the best treatment for their child, but also something that will work for Continue Reading …

by Christopher Flint

Are you wondering what it takes to build an app at InfiniTeach? Do you want the inside scoop on the development on our new iPad app, Autism Core Skills? In Episode One of MAC and Hack you get to (virtually) meet our awesome developers Marty and Anthony, as well as our Founder Christopher Flint. In Continue Reading …

by Katie Hench

Photo Courtesy: Birmingham Zoo As you've seen from the Seattle Seahawks and Oklahoma State Athletics more organizations are creating amazing initiatives to make sporting venues, zoos, and aquariums more autism friendly. In a recent effort by Birmingham Zoo to raise awareness for Sensory Processing Disorders, the zoo partnered with Kulture City to create a Sensory Friendly Initiative. This Continue Reading …

by Katie Hench

Earlier in the week we were introduced to Julia, a muppet with autism. In part of a new initiative created by Sesame Street called Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in all Children, the online program will provide various resources for families who have individuals who are on the autism spectrum as well as the Continue Reading …

by Katie Hench

The anticipation has been brewing and finally the wait is over! InfiniTeach's second autism iPad app, Autism Core Skills, has launched and is now available to the public. After the launch of Skill Champ, our first app, launched in the Spring of 2014 we began working hard to create a more robust platform. Autism Core Continue Reading …

by Katie Hench

Photo Cred: Brody Schmidt Regardless of what college football team you cheer for – you've got to give it to the Oklahoma State Football team as they make their home games more autism friendly. It all started when Oklahoma State partnered with Jennifer Solars Miller who is the Co-Founder of Autism Friendly Locations. When trying Continue Reading …