An alternative
to CentralReach for electronic ABA data collection

Thread is a diverse ABA electronic data collection tool. If you are looking for an easy-to-use application for your ABA school, clinic or practice, you’ve come to the right place. We want you to spend your time maximizing learning outcomes instead of learning complicated technology. With that in mind, let’s look at some features!

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How is the onboarding phase?

Accurate data is what allows BCBAs to provide effective programs, so electronic data collection should be easy. At Thread Learning, we created a powerful platform that's easy to use for everyone, including clinical directors, BCBAs, teachers, teacher's assistants, aides and parents. And if you have questions, simply connect with our customer care team via live chat right inside the app.

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How long does training take?

Video demos

In-App tutorial

Stars on the App Store

Import your curriculum

Dedicated In-App Chat Support


1 hour



6-8 weeks1




We’re flexible… and that’s not a stretch

Every student or client is different, which creates unique complexities in your operations. We know that providing quality care is your specialty, not ours, so we built a flexible platform to integrate into YOUR curriculum, practice or school. Our team will learn about your needs and build added features into our product roadmap.

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Will customize features to fit medium sized firms

I decide what target to present

Mobile drag & drop to set up your session

Run multiple program data types simultaneously

Collect data on multiple students in the same session

Export all client data




Built to scale

Thread is built on advanced and secure cloud technologies. Whether you have one student or 1000, Thread will scale alongside your business. Our platform is built to accommodate your entire care coordination team, parents included. The more you leverage our application, the more powerful it becomes.

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No more direct session notes - Automatically creates session note for you! 🤩

Discrete Trial, Task Analysis, Frequency,
Duration, ABC Data

Generate progress reports for parents
and insurance

Customizable triggers when a program
needs clinical attention

Full Billing & Practice Management Suite


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We are serious about data security

Protecting your data is one of Thread Learning and CentralReach primary priorities. Both solutions provide a HIPAA compliant server, backups and recovery options with features to ensure you’ll never lose your data.

1 Includes both data collection and practice management/billing training, whereas Thread Learning is currently only data collection

2 As an alternative, CentralReach has training tests that include a simulated app experience

3 Score for CentralReach, visit here, which is CentralReach's iOs Mobile Application

4 CentralReach provides a ticketing system for technical issues and firms over a certain size have access to a dedicated support person via phone. Link

5 CentralReach has numerous product configurations with different forms of pricing

6Medium sized is defined as starting at 100 clients. CentralReach does provide some customizations, within reason.

This information is current as of August 2019