Category: Technology in Education

Schools Warned On Speech Services For Kids With Autism

According to The U.S. Department of Education an increasing number of kids on the autism spectrum may not be receiving services from speech-language pathologists at school, (Disability Scoop July 28, 2015) and they are reminding schools not to skimp on needed speech and language services for children with autism. No one will argue that.... Read More > >

Growing special needs population puts strain on teachers and school districts

Teachers and aides everywhere are feeling the strain of the increase in the number of children with disabilities in their classrooms. 13% of all students enrolled in public schools have a disability[1]. Autism is the fastest growing developmental disability in the US today with more than three million individuals on the spectrum[2]. According to the.... Read More > >

Debra Bryant’s guest blog on SmartBlog on Education

Debra Bryant is and expert and a thought leader on using technology to more effective reach the special need population.  She recently shared her thoughts with Smart Blog on Education and she had some nice things to say about Brain Parade and See.Touch.Learn. too.  Debra says that See.Touch.Learn. “has allowed me to develop skill-building.... Read More > >

Brain Parade Partners with Autism Speaks for Mega iPad Giveaway

On Dec. 9 Autism Speaks shipped 800 iPads and 800 copies of See.Touch.Learn. Pro to individuals in the autism community across 46 states. The recipients were between the ages of 4 and 60 years old and were selected from almost 16,000 applicants to the Autism Speaks grant program. Brain Parade is delighted to be a sponsor.... Read More > >

See.Touch.Learn. Stimulates Minds

Fractus Learning chose See.Touch.Learn as one of “5 Different Education Apps to Stimulate Your Child’s Mind.” It’s easy to see why we made the list. There are thousands of images to choose from in this learning tool for children with special needs. Discover more here.

The Impact of Autism on Our Schools

Education Talk Radio – The Impact of Autism on Our Schools Brain Parade president Jim McClafferty appeared on Larry Jacobs’ Education Talk Radio along with Kevin Custer from Arc Capital Development to discuss the Impact of Autism on our Schools and our attendance at the Autism Society Conference last week in Pittsburgh. Click the image below to listen to the broadcast. Listen to.... Read More > >

Touch Technology Expo Special

Brain Parade® is excited about participating at the Touch Technology Applications Conference & Exposition (TTACE) September 17th and 18th in St. Louis. Stephanie O’Brien and I will be presenting the topic “Teaching Language, Concepts, and Daily Living Skills (using picture cards) in the 21st Century”. Debra Bryant and the folks at St. Louis Main.... Read More > >

Hoopla Ha features See.Touch.Learn.

See.Touch.Learn. in Action! If you havent visited Hoopla Ha yet, you should. What is Hoopla Ha? Here is how they describe themselves “HooplaHa.com was created as your instant dose of uplifting, feel-good video guaranteed to put a smile on your face every day!” If you are tired of the sad news of the day,.... Read More > >

Brain Parade brings developers together to for Autism Speaks

  Read my blog post on the Autism Speaks website where I talk about bringing together developers of Family Friendly apps to donate their products. http://www.autismspeaks.org/blog/2012/03/12/brain-parade-brings-developers-together-autism-speaks And be sure to share that page with others on facebook/twitter/email/etc.!  

Evolving Technology in the Classroom

Brain Parade President, Jim McClafferty was interviewed by the Westchester County Business Journal for an August 5th article on the technology evolution in the classroom titled “Taking the Screech out of Chalk”. “Education on all levels has latched on to technology”, said McClafferty. “iPads are becoming very prevalent in the schools . . ..... Read More > >