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Brenda Jensen Named Entrepreneurial Lead in Prestigious National Science Foundation Study

We’ve been very busy!! In between a hurricane, juggling families and friends, and working our “day jobs,” Assistive Communications Technologies is continuing to attract national attention!  As you read recently, we are already collaborating with members of the University of South Florida, Tampa’s College of Community and Behavioral Sciences to test the efficacy of our … Continue reading Brenda Jensen Named Entrepreneurial Lead in Prestigious National Science Foundation Study

A Warm Welcome to Our Newest Collaborators from USF College of Behavioral and Community Sciences

Assistive Communications Technologies is excited to welcome three new members to the Bridges/ACT development team. We recently entered into academic collaboration with two professors of the Department of Child and Family Studies at the University of South Florida, Dr. Kimberly Crosland, Ph.D., BCBA-D, and Dr. Catia Cividini-Motta, Ph.D., BCBA-D.  Both are Board Certified Behavior Analysts with … Continue reading A Warm Welcome to Our Newest Collaborators from USF College of Behavioral and Community Sciences

Sparrow Song, Part 2

  If you've been following, you have read the beautiful reflection by Bridges App founder Brenda Jensen.  Below is a poem inspired by Brenda's and Carl's remarkable story: THE SPARROW’S SONG   The Hall of Souls gave a collective flutter. Down through the cloudy mist To the rain forest below She descended.   Halting, cocking her … Continue reading Sparrow Song, Part 2

The Sparrow’s Song

By Brenda, Carl, and Genevieve Jensen One day, our precious beautiful baby is born. So anticipated. So precious. So loved... Always and forever.  So loved. Development goes awry.  We must choose: Flight?  To denial; Fight?  To solutions yet invented. Always and forever.  Searching a solution. We have fought for three decades. Flanked by our daughter’s … Continue reading The Sparrow’s Song

And The Second App Development Question—Answered as Well

If you read my last entry, you know that as Brenda and I have pursued our dream of age-appropriate, complex assistive communication, two burning questions have animated my efforts:  Are we just redoing something already accomplished?, and Is there a place for Bridges App in current assistive tech?  Last entry I described my answer to the first … Continue reading And The Second App Development Question—Answered as Well