The Social Bunch: Perspectives
By First Words
This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.
The Social Bunch: Perspectives helps teach perspective taking and inferencing to children with social language challenges. Featuring rich audio and professionally drawn illustrations, this app will help therapists and parents teach the idea that different people can have different thoughts, feelings, and intentions than our own.
This app features five characters within 5 different backgrounds (a beach, cafeteria, classroom, bus stop, & playground). Users are asked who might be thinking or saying a particular thought. Sixty scenes containing almost 180 questions (with more planned for the future) are included in this app! Ten different reward animations are set to play at different intervals to help maintain users’ motivation.
All that is required to use this app is a touch on the correct character.
The Social Bunch: Perspectives was created by speech-language pathologist Jeff Stepen, MS/CCC-SLP.
Please visit www.thesocialbunch.co for more information. Thanks for checking out this app!
Copyright 2015 First Words, Inc.
What's New in Version 1.1
Some of the questions were updated or deleted to better “level” this app. Questions are generally geared toward a first order theory of mind (what one character might be thinking or saying). This update also includes the characters’ names on the home screen.
I hope you find this revision helpful!