Me and my girl and boy, raising awareness and acceptance of autism

I was recently sent a code for the See.Touch.Learn App by @BrainParade and was asked that D and I take a look at the App, below are our views.

The App is available in the App Store, its cost is £13.99/$19.99, which you might think at first is quite pricey but I would have bought this, had we not been sent a code. I found it a very beneficial App.

These are the first few screens:

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Click onto “libraries” and you have the option of downloading a lot more content. For example, D loves her fruit & vegetables (both to eat and as play food) so those were a welcome addition. Another one we will find very useful is “signs and safety”. They are very easy to download and you have a chance to preview their content before you start to download. Updates are free once you have purchased the original App.

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Once you have downloaded your content, you can make a start on the Lessons. There is the option of Basic. Medium or Advanced or customing the lessons.

The options shown below are “Advanced: Action Words” and “Advanced: ProNouns”. I choose Advanced as I wanted to see if D could a) read the questions by herself and b) understand them (she’s 8), she did very well and the possible answers proved a good talking point.

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Here is an example of a question and its answer:

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The photos really do illustrate the emotion and she did find them funny. Each lesson takes about two minutes so it’s not too long that interest is lost.

Should you click on the wrong answer, the picture shakes and you can then choose again. A little sound (a bit like a parp noise!) will sound if the answer is wrong and the picture shakes, a correct answer gets a “ding”. These sounds can be turned off/modified in “Lesson Play Controls”.

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Once the lesson is finished, a screen shows the score, accompanied by a “hooray” sound:

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In summary, we are going to find this App very useful and the library and custom options mean that each lesson has the potential to be different and therefore interesting and challenging. Especially useful if your child has an almost photography memory like my D.
For those children who are not yet reading, the benefits in terms of potential discussion around the topics are very useful. The touch screen element will make it very appealing to children of all ages. Definitely recommended.

Disclaimer: I received a code to redeem and download the App for free.

Thanks for reading, comments/RTs as ever welcomed Jx 😘

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Comments on: "See.Touch.Learn app by Brain Parade review" (5)

  1. Thank you Jeannette for your review of See.Touch.Learn.® Pro 2012. We really appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts with others about our app. I’d like to add a few quick comments/clarifications for your readers.

    1. See.Touch.Learn. comes in two versions – See.Touch.Learn.® FREE – where you can purchase individual libraries from $0.99 to $1.99, and See.Touch.Learn.® Pro 2012 – A PAID version (the one that you reviewed) where all content is included in the purchase price.

    2. See.Touch.Learn.® Pro 2012 is currently priced at $29.99 (it was on sale for $19.99 when you reviewed it) which we feel is quite a bargain compared to the cost of purchasing 3,000 physical flash cards in a store or online.

    3. The real power of See.Touch.Learn. is the ability to create custom lessons for your child or your student. The lessons that we provide are great examples of what is possible using the app. You are free to create your own and the process is quite simple. Teachers are using this capability in their classrooms with great success.

    We will also be introducing an update shortly which will allow users to share lessons with others around the world. We are being used in 104 countries to date!

    Thank you,
    -Jim McClafferty, Founder

  2. Seems like a Very good program for early ABA/IBI therapy users. Does it graph progress as well? I Also saw that it may be handy to bridge gap between early ABA cards and learning sight reading. Great review would wish I could try it in a light version before full version purchase. Then buy full version at discount. We have many ABA cards and programs on iPad but some are sub par and/or difficult to use. Sometimes my youngest son gets board. Built in reinforcers must be constant as well as enjoyable for continued use. The app seems to be more young but not have concepts for the older more advanced child. Is the content that is able to be down loaded for older children or children who are ready to take on more complex ideas and language? Thanks for putting this up. You were lucky to be selected to review it. They picked the right person cause you did a good job with adding pics.

    • There is a free version of See.Touch.Learn.®, so you can try it and see what it’s all about. Then you can choose to purchase individual libraries one at a time or buy the complete Pro edition which includes them all. As for the age of the use – you can use it for any age by adding your own images and creating your own lessons. I hope that you give it a try!
      -Jim McClafferty, Brain Parade Founder

    • Thanks for reading & your comments, Jim from Brain Parade has seen your comment too & I’m just about to add both his comments, the second of which should answer your questions. If not, they are on @BrainParadeLLC 🙂

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