New technology is making some of Chicago's biggest attractions more accessible. A new app is now being offered for free at several museums and the Shedd Aquarium to help engage children with autism.
The aquarium's Sensory Friendly app aims to make the experience more fun and comfortable for such people by helping them plan their visits and find quiet zones...
Infiniteach is an education technology company located in the West Loop. They develop products and services aimed at helping the autism community. Ned Williams is lead photo editor. He was diagnosed with autism as a young child and he loves his job.
Two women spearheading digital startup companies at the 1871 tech hub say their new, male-dominated environment poses challenges, but ones that enliven and inform them.
With autism diagnoses growing over 60 percent in the last decade and 20 percent of students with autism still not receiving personalized attention in schools...
We’re using tablets and technology to reach every child regardless of where they live to supplement their individualized therapy in a way that’s more cost-effective and scalable
Katie Hench and Christopher Flint have spent most of their lives working in the autism space and have experienced firsthand the need for resources to help parents, therapists, and teachers understand the complex and specific learning needs of children with autism. Based on their experiences, the two autism educators teamed up to build Infiniteach..
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An increasing number of institutions are developing programs that make exhibitions more accessible to those with developmental disabilities