Special Ed Teletherapy Provider PresenceLearning Gets a $27 Million Boost

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Long before the pandemic forced schools to close, though, districts have been turning to online companies to fill staffing shortages. One such provider is PresenceLearning , which has facilitated more than 2.5 million “teletherapy” sessions since the company started in 2009.

Inside a Special Education Company’s $27 Million Fundraising Round

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PresenceLearning, which has provided teletherapy to special education students for more than 10 years, is positioned to serve more school districts with the infusion of funds. The post Inside a Special Education Company’s $27 Million Fundraising Round appeared first on Market Brief.

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Teletherapy has been powering virtual special education for years

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But Kristin Martinez, the clinical director at PresenceLearning, which provides online special education services, said school leaders should take heart. Over the last decade, the company has facilitated more than 2.5

Educators Get Creative To Serve Students With Disabilities

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” In just a few days, she convinced her district to purchase software from PresenceLearning, a company that works with hundreds of school districts offering live speech therapy, occupational therapy, and behavior and mental health services.

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

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This follows the company’s recent integrations with Canvas and Schoology and its OneRoster alignment. The combined companies now extend from enrollment to graduation in districts that include traditional public, charter, and independent schools across the country.

With Schools Closed, Kids With Disabilities Are More Vulnerable Than Ever

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” The only services they normally do in-person are things like speech therapy, occupational therapy and physical therapy, but they have partnerships with companies like PresenceLearning that offer these services over video chat , and are leaning on them even more now.