Technology Industry Influencers to Support Special Education Startup
STAMFORD, Conn. (Feb. 19, 2014) – Brain Parade®, a developer of learning and assessment solutions for children with special needs, announces the appointment of a distinguished group of leaders to its newly formed Board of Directors. Offering a diverse background of professional experience, the five-member Board of Directors will lead the continued growth of Brain Parade’s business.
The inaugural members of the Board of Directors include:
- Jim McClafferty, Founder and President of Brain Parade
- Kevin Custer, Founding Principal of Arc Capital Development
- Clifford Flowers, CEO of Patriot Scientific Corporation
- Gregory Tranter, Executive Vice President, CIO and COO of The Hanover Insurance Group
- Andrew Whittingham, President and CEO of C.A.W.L. Developments Inc.
“I’m privileged to have these distinguished professionals join our Board of Directors,” said Jim McClafferty, founder and president of Brain Parade. “Their experience, expertise, and insight will guide Brain Parade in its continued growth, and help us make an even bigger difference in the lives of children with special learning needs.”
The formation of the Board of Directors follows the company’s announcement of $700,000 in seed funding. Brain Parade seeks to expand the capabilities of its app, See.Touch.Learn.®, which is used by more than 390,000 teachers, therapists and parents worldwide to help children with special learning needs improve language, emotional, social and other essential skills.
“I am very proud of our continued success serving individual educators,” said McClafferty. “And excited about bringing our latest enterprise class solution, See.Touch.Learn. Site Edition, to schools and districts with multiple tablet devices.”
The recently released See.Touch.Learn. Site Edition offers features that maximize utility for group environments. It includes a private online community to facilitate communication among all those involved in a student’s Individualized Education Program, plus training and support services to ensure optimal results.
About Brain Parade
Brain Parade is a developer of learning solutions for children with autism and other special needs. The company is the creator of See.Touch.Learn., an iPad application and online community, which serves as a visual assessment learning system that can be shared with others. The award-winning app provides thousands of high-quality mobile images for parents, teachers, therapists and students. The engaging lessons can be customized, providing an effective and fun learning experience for the special needs community. Visit brainparade.com for more information.