Who We Are

Spectrum Ed was created because this mom knew her son was

CAPABLE of learning,

that he WANTED to learn,

that he DESERVED to learn,

and that he just needed someone to TEACH him,


She would NOT settle for anything less...


Mindy Minto

Mindy Minto is the Founder and CEO of Spectrum Ed overseeing all aspects of the business.  Mindy graduated from Texas Christian University with a BBA focused in Finance & Accounting.  She has worked for the last 18 years for many of Austin's large corporations in a finance role.   Mindy launched Spectrum Ed in 2017 knowing from personal experience that there was a huge need for this service.    As a mother of a child with autism, her son Charlie was the inspiration and driving motivation fostering the creation of Spectrum Ed & Spectrum Sitters (founded in 2016, providing specialized sitters for special needs children).  She is relentless in her efforts to raise awareness, acceptance, and inclusiveness for those with autism and other special needs. 

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Lindsay Hauer, m.a., Bcba

Lindsay Hauer is the Educational & Behavioral Consultant for Spectrum Ed.   She has been board certified for over 10 years and has extensive experience with severe behavior disorders and pediatric feeding disorders, having worked at Kennedy Krieger Institute and March Autism Center.  She has years of experience overseeing and working directly with clients within intensive in home & in schools supporting behavioral programs for children with autism as a Clinical Director and BCBA.