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March 08, 2023

Catch Floreo at events this Spring!

We are off to the races this year! With panels at DTx West (alongside Cortica CEO Neil Hattangadi) and SXSW EDU, and a poster presentation at the American Telemedicine Association's annual conference it has been a busy time for our team. We are gearing up for more events this spring and would love to hear from you if there is an event you think we should attend! It is so inspiring to hear from others in the health and ed tech spaces, along with the many passionate practitioners who are making a difference for Learners every day -- often with the use of Floreo! Contact us.

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February 23, 2023

Using Floreo to aid social-emotional learning

As many schools around the country incorporate social-emotional learning into their curriculum, consider how Floreo would be the perfect complement for your Learners. From our peer interactions to help Learners understand the intention behind small talk to finding ways to communicate with police officers: there is something for everyone in the Floreo lesson library. Our clinically-designed experiences give your Learners the opportunity to practice building strong relationships and making empathetic decisions when interacting with others, all from the comfort and safety of the classroom, clinic, or home setting. 

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February 15, 2023

Floreo's Immersive Learning Program is live. Share with your favorite educator!

Over the years, we have had many different types of requested Floreo experiences and a lot of them have made it into the app already! One of our most frequent asks is to provide the Learner with an experience in the doctor's office. We are pleased to share this sneak peek of the upcoming Floreo doctor's office experience! Stay tuned for more details and a release announcement in the upcoming weeks.

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February 08, 2023

Exciting opportunity for educators!

It is an exciting time at Floreo! We are thrilled to announce the Floreo Immersive Learning Program, a unique opportunity for schools to bring Floreo into their schools for neurodiverse students.

In collaboration with Meta, the program is for neurodiverse students ages 13 and above and includes free Meta Quest 2 headsets for classrooms. In addition, we are providing a Floreo Classroom Bundle for the low setup cost of only $250 through the 2023/2024 school year for participating schools.

Please share with your favorite educators and schools. We are so excited to help get more technology into the hands of very deserving schools. There is a short application process and schools interested in learning more can visit this link.

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February 01, 2023

Brand new, employment-related lessons from Floreo!

Over the years, one of our most frequent content-related asks has been for employment-related lessons. We are pleased to announce the latest lessons in collaboration with Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (DIDD). These lessons address soft skills in the workplace: communication, cooperation, collaboration, and compromise. We are excited to share them with you and can't wait to hear what you think!

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January 18, 2023

New Floreo-sponsored CPT III Code is live!

Recently, Dr. Catherine Lord, the George Tarjan Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry at the Semel Institute of Neuroscience and Human Behavior at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, took the time to give us her initial feedback based on her experience using Floreo with learners. Dr. Lord co-developed the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) and the Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R), which are together considered the "gold standard" in the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder.

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December 08, 2022

Just released: custom lesson plans

We are constantly working to make Floreo even better: we adjust lessons, improve the experience, and release features and lessons based on customer feedback. We are thrilled to announce that we just launched a "custom lesson plan" feature within all customers' Floreo portals. This feature will allow Coaches to create a personalized row of lessons for each of their Learners.

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December 02, 2022

Get a sneak peek of the upcoming Floreo movie theater!

In the next few weeks, we will be releasing the next lessons in the series that we have been developing with the State of Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Like the Find Your Bus series that we released earlier this year, these lessons are targeted to older Learners and are designed to address employment-related skills. These lessons will also mark the debut of the newest Floreo experience: the Floreo movie theater! We can't wait to unveil them and see what you think, but in the meantime, please enjoy a sneak peek below.

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