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by Katie Hench

It's likely that many of you have seen Disney Pixar's Inside Out by now – or if you haven't, you've come across a minimum of 18 ads for the movie, at least. It's wildly successful and nearly unanimously positively reviewed. The movie follows Riley and the five emotions that play a big role in her Continue Reading…

by Katie Hench

At age two and a half years old, Jonathan Brunot was diagnosed with very severe autism. He has challenges communicating verbally and cannot read nor write. Jonathan needs some guidance with most routine activities such as bathing, eating and getting dressed. The severe level of his condition may make most people think that he doesn’t Continue Reading…

by Katie Hench

Meet the “Sensory Lounger”, it’s a new device developed by Kansas businessman, Stuart Jackson, as a sensory therapy method that squeezes or “hugs” its users and calms them. The chair was first specifically designed for Jackson’s own son, Joshua, who has severe Autism and has proven the chair to be very effective. It essentially comforts Continue Reading…

by Katie Hench

Autism is a very complex disorder that can make it challenging for people to communicate, however, autism can sometimes enhance a persons creative talents. A teacher in New York, whose 11-year-old son has autism brought him into her class. While in her class he grabbed dry-erase marker, stood on a chair and started drawing on Continue Reading…

by Katie Hench

Experts in the Autism industry say that integration in a workplace environment is vital for people with Autism for building skills to improve their own quality of life and grow more independent. Many people with Autism exhibit qualities ranging from heightened memorization, creativity and attention to detail. Employees on the Autism spectrum have proven to Continue Reading…

by Christopher Flint

We are on a mission to make the best learning platform for the individuals with autism. We are taking decades of our team's expertise and passion, empirical research, and the feedback of the autism community to build life changing tools. Here are 10 core values we are using to build our products. We will be Continue Reading…

by Christopher Flint

The morning starts with a walk to the train which arrives in downtown Chicago. From there, I take a mile Divvy bike ride to the Merchandise Mart and then up to the 12th floor. We work out of 1871, a coworking space for tech startups. This day consisted of: Getting images ready for the app. Continue Reading…

by Christopher Flint

  We can pay our debts to the past by putting the future in debt to ourselves. –John Buchan For me, one of the most important reasons for starting InfiniTeach is to repay my gratitude to the autism community I have worked with for the past 17 years. The opportunity to start InfiniTeach and put Continue Reading…

by Christopher Flint

Katie and Christopher went to a networking lunch at Panzanzee a few days ago. Panzanzee is a co-working space and incubator specifically for social entrepreneurs. They are working to coalesce the “socent” movement in Chicago, and offer resources and support to this growing segment of startups. We checked out their cool space at Huron and Continue Reading…

by Christopher Flint

Prior to InfiniTeach becoming entrenched in Chicago's vibrant tech community, I would have said that my idea of an MVP is someone who has a hot bat and no errors. I now know that the acronym has a totally different meaning in the tech world – no batting averages required, though the error thing probably Continue Reading…

by Christopher Flint

The InfiniTeach team took a field trip to see Howard Tullman in a fireside chat last night at Startup Grind, hosted at 1871 Chicago. After a little networking, we listened to Howard talk about his views on starting businesses and his entrepreneurial savvy. He was funny, insightful and obviously very good at what he does. Continue Reading…

by Christopher Flint

Business is not about money. It's about making dreams come true for others and for yourself. ~ Derek Sivers Derek Sivers founded CD Baby, an online store for independent artists selling music, in 1998. He had over $100 million in sales for over 150,000 artists. In that position, it sounds easy to say business is Continue Reading…

by Christopher Flint

Today we received our first mention in a blog! Nate has been a friend and advisor for several years. He has helped invigorate and mentor so many times. And he has inspired me to write and keep on a blog on this website sharing our journey to become a successful, socially conscious startup. Check out Continue Reading…