Category: Technology

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 > >

Sneak Peek – See.Touch.Learn. Version 2.0!

We’re Excited! We’ve been hard at work making See.Touch.Learn. even better and we think we’ve got some really exciting new features that you are going to love. Many of these new features are based on your feedback. We’re working hard to have this available to you in early September! Here are a few of.... Read More > >

Crowdfunding – A creative way of funding your app development and marketing

Developing and marketing apps isn’t cheap (never mind the fact that many buyers expect all apps to be $0.99!) and the funding options available to developers are scarce, often cumbersome, and almost always onerous. Venture Capitalists are in the business of maximizing return on their investments so they will want control of their investment.... Read More > >

Jim McClafferty, Brain Parade Founder Participates in Discussion on App Development

I recently participated in a roundtable discussion on app development as part of the NotAnotherMacPodcast series conducted by Mark at EveryDayMacSupport. It was a great discussion about some of the things that many people are not aware of when if comes to building, deploying and supporting mobile apps. I was joined at the table.... Read More > >

Google+ Invites to the first 150 people

Google+ Invites for first 150 people who respond Google+ is Google’s answer to Facebook. Google has restricted access to the new service, but they’ve now allowed Google+ users (like us at here Brain Parade) to offer up to 150 invitations to join. The link below is an invitation to join Google plus. I assume.... Read More > >

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 > >

Return the Special Education Category to iTunes!

When Apple launched the iPad2 they showed a video of special needs children using and benefitting from the technology (see excerpt of the video here). Shortly afterwards, Apple had a Special Education Category on the front page of the iTunes App Store. It disappeared in April 2011 and hasn’t been seen since. You can.... Read More > >

Brain Power – Brain Parade founder discusses company’s success

  Brain Parade founder Jim McClafferty had an opportunity to speak with Ryan Doran at Westfair Online recently about Brain Parade, Apple, and developing apps for special needs children. The full text of the article can be found online here. See.Touch.Learn.™ was chosen by Apple as one of just eight educational apps to be.... Read More > >

$0.99 Celebration!! – All Libraries Reduced to $0.99 through June 19!!

Celebrate Father’s Day with Brain Parade We had such a great response the first time around that we decided to do it again! In celebration of Father’s Day Weekend here in the United States, we’re reducing the price of all of our libraries to $0.99 USD through Sunday evening, Father’s Day. Our Light It.... Read More > >

Special Education Category in iTunes App Store

Change makes it easier to find Special Education apps During the iPad2 announcement on March 2, 2011 (see the video here), Apple highlighted the importance of the iPad as a special education tool. And obviously, you know where I stand on that subject – the iPad is a game changer when it comes to.... Read More > >