Developing Minds Software

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Developing Minds Software
Type Private
Industry Software
Founded Denver, Colorado (2007)
Headquarters Denver, Colorado, USA
Products DDtrac, DDtrac Mobile
Website www.developingmindssoftware.com

Developing Minds Software is a Denver-based company that produces software to assist families, non-profits and education institutions that serve developmentally disabled children. Developing Minds Software flagship product is DDtrac, which allows practitioners to systematically collect data, assess student progress, and adapt student programs to changing needs.

Awards[edit]

In June 2008 Developing Minds Software won first place in the University of Colorado Denver Bard Center for Entrepreneurship's seventh Annual Business Plan Competition, and an accompanying ten thousand dollar prize.[1]

In 2007 Developing Minds Software won the University of Colorado Denver "Chancellor's Award for Excellence for Outstanding Entrepreneurial Activity" during the 10th Annual Research and Creative Activities Symposium.[2]

Research[edit]

The research performed by Developing Minds Software demonstrated that when educators perform systematic data collection and analysis to monitor progress, teachers are better able to identify students in need of additional or different forms of instruction.[3]

DDtrac[edit]

DDtrac
Developer(s) Developing Minds Software
Operating system Cross-platform
Type Special Education Data Tracking
License Developing Minds Software EULA
Website http://developingmindssoftware.com/

DDtrac is a hosted, subscription-based software product created by Developing Minds Software. It is used to collect data on the educational progress of special needs students. DDtrac is primarily marketed toward schools and school districts. DDtrac is the flagship product of Denver-based, Developing Minds Software.[4]

DDtrac is used to meet the data collection requirements of federally mandated programs, such as the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).[5] Additionally, E Parent states that DDtrac provides applied behavior analysis (ABA) specialists with the ability to understand long term changes that are difficult to see without electronic data collection.[6]

DDtrac Mobile[edit]

DDtrac Mobile
Developer(s) Developing Minds Software
Operating system Cross-platform
Type Special Education Data Tracking
License Developing Minds Software EULA
Website http://developingmindssoftware.com/

DDtrac Mobile is a hosted, subscription-based software product used to collect data on the educational progress of special needs students on Internet-connected mobile devices.

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