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We design unique products that help people learn to read, spell, and learn new languages. WhisperPhone is an acoustical voice-feedback headset that enables learners to focus and hear phonemes more clearly as they learn to read, spell, and acquire a new language or process language aloud.
Timothy Rasinski Ph.D. Endorses WhisperPhone
Barbara Braaten Supports WhisperPhone
Harebrain receives 2007 'Business Partner of the Year' award at Celebrate Rise!
April, 2008 (Spring Lake Park, MN)
Aitkin Independent Age covers WhisperPhone and its chief designer
December 12, 2007 (Aitkin, MN)
WhisperPhone Featured on CBS-TV Affiliate WCCO-TV
November 7, 2007 (Minneapolis, MN) — WhisperPhone, an educational tool by Harebrain Inc., was the focus of a series produced by WCCO-TV with Reporter Angela Davis. The series aired today in numerous segments highlighting WhisperPhone and how it supports learners of all ages.
WhisperPhone Featured in New Reading Program
August 16, 2007 (Minneapolis, MN) — Harebrain, Inc., the maker of WhisperPhone, and Weekly Reader Publishing Group have partnered to build reading skills.
WhisperPhone Wins Best Product Award
July 10, 2007 (Minneapolis, MN) — WhisperPhone by Harebrain Inc. received a Summer 2007 Best Products Award from Dr. Toy’s Resource Program.
WhisperPhone makes cover story for magazine with worldwide readership June 26, 2007 (Minneapolis, MN) — Executive management team from Harebrain Incorporated, creator of WhisperPhone®, discusses common corporate mission and partnership with Minnesota firm RISE, Inc.
Metro Magazine coverage piques WhisperPhone interest in Minneapolis/St. Paul June 4, 2007 (Minneapolis, MN) — Metro Magazine features the many applications of WhisperPhone and the local corporate relationships it has fostered.
WhisperPhone Featured in Auditory Processing Disorders Book
May 29, 2007 (Minneapolis, MN) — WhisperPhone by Harebrain, Inc. is featured as a valuable acoustic self-amplification tool in the book Auditory Processing Disorders: Assessment, Management and Treatment edited by Donna Geffner, Ph.D., CCC-SLP/A and Debra Ross-Swain, Ed. D., CCC-SLP.
Harebrain, Inc. Announces WhisperPhone Lifetime Guarantee
May 8, 2007 (Minneapolis, MN) — Harebrain, Inc., the maker of WhisperPhone, is proud to announce the company will begin offering a WhisperPhone lifetime replacement guarantee.
Baltimore Schools Receive Donation from Harebrain Inc. and Progressus Therapy
December 27, 2006 (Minneapolis, MN) — Harebrain Inc. has partnered with Progressus Therapy to provide Baltimore city schools with an educational tool to increase literacy and reading test scores. 1,500 WhisperPhones were donated to the schools at a value of $15,000.
WhisperPhone Useful for the Washington Literacy Council
December 12, 2006 (Minneapolis, MN) — Harebrain Inc. is proud the Washington Literacy Council proactively uses WhisperPhone, an educational tool used to improve reading, in their adult literacy programs.
Great homework activities and tips!
August 28, 2006 (Minneapolis, MN) — Check out WhisperPhone activities and tips to make homework time more fun and successful! Activities are broken down into grade levels K-2, 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12.
WhisperPhone and Progressus Therapy Announce Partnership
July 11, 2006 (Minneapolis, MN)— WhisperPhone and Progressus Therapy announced a corporate partnership to expand products and services for speech language pathology (SLP) students. Under this joint venture, WhisperPhone and Progressus will provide SLP students with best practice kits that contain some of the most effective learning strategies and tools in use today.
The Sound of Learning Highlighted as Editor's Pick in Teaching PRE K-8
June 13, 2006 (Minneapolis, MN)— Teaching Pre K-8 highlighted The Sound of Learning: Why Self-Amplification Matters as a Quick Tech Pick in the article, Blue Ribbon Reviews May 2006: Assessment and technology go hand-in-hand with these new products, by Linda Lindroth. It was the only book to receive this honor.
WhisperPhone Is Chosen as a Top Ten Product by Educational Dealer Retailers
June 2, 2006 (Minneapolis, MN)—The retailers of Educational Dealer magazine chose WhisperPhones as a top ten product in the article “Retailers Recommend 10 Fabulous Products” by Heather Merrell in the April/May 2006 edition.
School Essentials Still Needed for Katrina-Affected Schools
April 28, 2006 (Minneapolis, MN)—Harebrain, Inc., creator of the WhisperPhone®, donated $6,000 of WhisperPhones in April to Hurricane Katrina-affected schools in Louisiana, but more are needed.
New Educational Book
February 6, 2006 (Minneapolis, MN)—Today marks wide availability for a new book titled The Sound of Learning: Why Self-Amplification Matters by Dr. Timothy Rasinski, Dr. Carol Flexer and Theresha Boomgarden-Szypulski, CCC-SLP.
January 17, 2005 (Minneapolis, MN)—The WhisperPhone® is a hands-free, acoustical headset that helps children and adults focus and hear the individual sounds of words more clearly as they learn to read, spell and process language aloud.
New Educational Tool
March 1, 2004 (Minneapolis, MN)—The WhisperPhone® is a new educational tool designed to improve reading scores and meet the demands of No Child Left Behind.