Company: BeeVisual LLC
Company Description: Built from Michele Walker’s passion and desire to use what she learned from helping her dyslexic son, BeeVisual develops cost effective educational products for children with special needs. By partnering with leading experts, BeeVisual is able to put the most effective, researched-based child development strategies into easy-to-use frameworks that have won numerous awards.
Nomination Category: Media Awards Categories
Nomination Sub Category: Smartphone or Tablet App of the Year
Nomination Title: BeeVisual LLC's Choiceworks App
When was this app first released? December 2011
Briefly describe the purpose of the nominated app and its impact and results to date (up to 100 words):
The Choiceworks app is an essential learning tool for helping children complete daily routines, understand & control their feelings and improve their waiting skills. This app is designed for caregivers, therapists and teachers to provide clear and consistent support to foster a child’s independence, positive behavior, and emotional regulation. It was created with the support of leading hospitals and child development specialists. The app is being used and researched in homes, schools, teaching universities and hospitals around the world. To date, these users have logged over 500,000 app sessions.
List the names and titles of the people who are involved in creating and maintaining the nominated app:
Michele Walker, MS Applied Educational Psychology, founder of Bee Visual and creator of the Choiceworks app. Michele assembled the team and led the development of the app. Michele is also in charge of the continued maintenance, marketing and future product enhancements.
Emily Rubin, MS, CCC-SLP, consulted on subject matter and provided expert advice throughout the apps development.
Nayan Patel provided iOS app development services.