One of the pillars of the Floreo development process is that our clinical team ensures that our lessons are built upon evidence-based practices. With a robust team that includes a neurodevelopmental pediatrician, Speech Language Pathologist, BCBAs, and neurodiverse adults who all contribute to content development, we are committed to having the highest of standards when developing new lessons. For example, our Street Crossing experiences are built around targets as determined by curriculum established by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
We have heard from many customers that our Join a Conversation lesson has been a favorite for both Coaches and Learners alike. Last year, we introduced more topics of conversation and a randomization aspect after hearing from customers that they were tired of talking about pizza -- the only conversation that was then available. We added 10 additional topics of conversation and heard from many that this was a great improvement!
Recently, I was able to visit a true pioneer in serving the autistic community, the Dan Marino Foundation. Founded 30 years ago when autism awareness & acceptance was nothing like today, the Dan Marino Foundation has been ahead of its time, focused on services around independent living and employment as autistic kids become adults and when services start to fall off the cliff. More than that, the Marino Foundation has been on the cutting edge of technology developing novel applications including virtual reality based for areas such as driving instruction and job interviewing.
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We have some exciting new content coming up in the next few weeks; stay tuned for the release announcement!
We are gearing up for an exciting last quarter of 2022. New content has just been released as part of our partnership with Wild Immersion (a company that has created the first virtual animal reserve!). We had such a great response to the first two lessons in this series (Koala and Iguana) and we hope to hear more feedback on these!
We are always looking for more ways to help engage Learners! We have a new way to introduce Floreo to your Learners. Meet the entire Floreo cast of characters! With background information on our characters' likes and hobbies, we are sure your Learners will enjoy learning more about the virtual friends they have made within Floreo.
Author, Floreo advisor and our Lead Self Advocate Sam Farmer wrote a compelling piece for Autism Spectrum News detailing his strategy and vision for workplace neurodiversity. Many autistic adults are un- or under-employed and it is imperative that we all work to change that sad fact.
We are always saddened to read articles like this one regarding the research that "Children with neurodevelopmental disorders, such as autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and attention-deficit/
We are proud to announce the release of the first 6 lessons we have developed with the State of Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. These first 6 lessons focus on traveling on public transportation and give the Learner the opportunity to practice many aspects of the bus riding experience. We can't wait to hear what you think of them!