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ABLE Innovations, founded in 2019, is a pioneering educational organization revolutionizing learning through a blend of cutting-edge strategies. At its core is the HA Method, a unique fusion of humor and autonomy, designed to engage and empower children and youth. With innovative programs like Laser Tag and Leadership, and Behavior in Motion, which promotes socialization through obstacle courses, ABLE Innovations breaks traditional boundaries to foster holistic development. Now, leveraging the power of AI, the organization is at the forefront of assisting students with learning differences and behavioral challenges, ensuring inclusivity and personalized support for every individual.


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Paul W. Smith 

Founder And CEO

Introducing Paul W. Smith, the esteemed founder of ABLE Innovations, a visionary leader dedicated to revolutionizing family dynamics and empowering children worldwide. With over three decades of invaluable experience working closely with children, Paul has become a stalwart advocate for innovative solutions to the challenges faced by modern families.

Paul's journey into the realm of child development began over thirty years ago, driven by a deep-seated passion for understanding and nurturing the young minds entrusted to his care. Throughout his illustrious career, he has continuously sought out creative and effective approaches to address the diverse needs of children and their families.

It was during his extensive interactions with children and caregivers that Paul discovered the transformative power of humor in fostering meaningful connections and promoting autonomy. Inspired by this realization, he pioneered the groundbreaking Humor and Autonomy Method (HA), a revolutionary approach that has since become synonymous with his name.

Paul's unwavering dedication to innovation and his profound empathy for others have earned him widespread recognition as a trailblazer in the field of child development. His unique methods and visionary insights continue to make a lasting impact on the lives of countless individuals, reshaping the way families navigate the challenges of modern life.

As the driving force behind ABLE Innovations, Paul remains committed to his mission of empowering families and enriching the lives of children everywhere. Through his tireless advocacy and groundbreaking initiatives, he continues to inspire positive change and leave an indelible mark on the world, one family at a time.


Sami Jensen

Adolescent Program Director 

Sami holds a Master of Science degree in Psychology with a focus on children and adolescents from Capella University. Throughout her professional tenure, she has dedicated herself to serving youth in various capacities. Sami's experience includes roles as a child development specialist, tutor, secondary teacher, and cheerleading coach, alongside her involvement as a co-therapist at a residential treatment center for adolescents. Her expertise extends to areas such as autism, sensory processing, behavioral methodologies, and various therapeutic modalities, owing to extensive training. Guided by her mantra, "always be who you needed," Sami approaches her work with children and youth with a commitment to empathy, understanding, and support.

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