Special Ed Teletherapy Provider PresenceLearning Gets a $27 Million Boost

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Speech and other special-education professionals were already in short supply even when classes were in session. One such provider is PresenceLearning , which has facilitated more than 2.5 This marks its second deal in the education sector.

K-12 Dealmaking: Fuel Education, PresenceLearning to Focus on Online Special Needs Services

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A new partnership between Fuel Education and PresenceLearning seeks to make virtual special education services a reality for millions of students. Ed-tech Online Learning blendedlearning edtech fueleducation k12dealmaking onlinelearning presencelearning specialeducation tomvanderark

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PresenceLearning offers on-demand summer webinar series

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Educators who take the challenge and watch all 10 webinars between July 10, 2016 and August 10, 2016 can earn up to 15.5 hours of continuing education credit. Educators who watch 1 or more webinars and pass the end-of-webinar quizzes can earn up to 15.5

Upcoming Free Webinar on Best Practices on Delivering Special Education-Related Services Online

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Continuity is especially important for students who receive special education-related services. PresenceLearning, Inc., During the “ Delivery of Special Education-Related Services During School Closures ” webinar, which will take place on Thursday, April 9th at 2 p.m.

PresenceLearning’s fall webinars to focus on closing achievement gap for students with special needs

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PresenceLearning, provider of telemedicine/telehealth services in education and health care, is launching a free, three-part webinar series for special education leaders this fall. In March 2012, the Department of Education announced it was taking new steps – what is referred to as Results-Driven Accountability (RDA) – to close the achievement gap for students with disabilities by shifting from a focus on procedural compliance to increased attention on educational outcomes.

Teletherapy has been powering virtual special education for years

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And that includes doing special education online. The idea of continuing to serve students with disabilities paralyzed many school leaders in recent weeks, and even led some to cancel school for everyone rather than tackle the challenge of providing special education online.

Educators Get Creative To Serve Students With Disabilities

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Kovach teaches special education in Hopatcong, N.J., morning meeting over the computer, she was adhering to each student’s IEP, or Individualized Education Plan, and juggling new lessons with old routines, as she adapted to the coronavirus crisis.

Rural district turns to online speech therapy

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Although districts are required to provide students in need with special education and related services such as speech therapy, many face obstacles in doing so. To overcome this challenge, LPUSD chose to use online speech therapy through PresenceLearning and is seeing great success.

Rural district meets speech language pathologist shortage

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Mississippi district partners with PresenceLearning to add online SLP services. News Online Learning Special Education Top News

This game could improve behavior—and achievement

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A game allows so much opportunity for playful and creative repetition in a way that deepens the learning of these skills,” said Janice Toben, an educational consultant and co-founder of the Institute for SEL. “It’s Featured on eSchool News Gaming Special Education Top News

5 insightful webinars for Autism Awareness Month

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Many educators—general classroom teachers and special educators as well—also are looking for resources to help neuro-typical students better their peers with autism. Special educators and families are hungry for advice and encouragement.

Missed TCEA? Here’s your ed-tech news recap

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Tech-savvy educators know they must stay on top of the myriad changes and trends in education to learn how teaching and learning can best benefit from technology’s near-constant change.

Finding the Right Talent to Build an Edtech Company That Is Loved and Lasts

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At PresenceLearning, he reinforces these values by regularly sharing stories that reflect the purpose of their work. When it comes to vetting new employees at PresenceLearning, Whitehead says, “we do behavioral interviews and case studies to try to understand how someone thinks about problems and works collaboratively with us before they start.” Education Technology Entrepreneurship Edtech Business

Webinar explores new approach to understanding Autism

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The approach is the work of Autism authority Dr. Barry Prizant, who will present a 90 minute webinar on his work (and upcoming book on the subject) hosted by PresenceLearning on Tuesday, June 16 at 1 p.m. Innovations in Special Education News Special Education Top News

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

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CENTRALREACH PK-12 ( www.centralreach.com/industry/pk-12-education ) CentralReach launches CentralReach PK-12, a collaborative and data-driven software for special education. The platform is easy to use and educator friendly thanks to input from the Legends of Learning teaching community.

Marketplace trend update: 6 ed-tech developments

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Remaining a tech-savvy educator means keeping on top of the myriad changes and trends in education, how technology can support those trends, and how teaching and learning can best benefit from near-constant change.

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

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Normally, Jacob is in a general education classroom, with special help. The Hopkinton school district, where Jacob attends, did not respond to requests for comment on how it’s handling the needs of students in special education. Updated at 9:31 a.m.