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 …

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 …