PresenceLearning Partners with the Council of Administrators of Special Education

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PresenceLearning, the leading provider of live online special education related services for K-12 schools, today announced a new partnership with the Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE). We are thrilled to be expanding our partnership with PresenceLearning.

Special Ed Teletherapy Provider PresenceLearning Gets a $27 Million Boost

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One such provider is PresenceLearning , which has facilitated more than 2.5 Once used mostly by tech-savvy school districts, demand for its platform has accelerated as remote instruction has become a reality, according to Kate Eberle Walker, CEO of PresenceLearning. As a result of the deal, Bain Capital Double Impact is now the biggest shareholder in PresenceLearning.

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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

PresenceLearning offers on-demand summer webinar series

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For education leaders looking to take advantage of flexible summer schedules to earn professional development credits, PresenceLearning’s “Decathlon Challenge” webinar series will provide unlimited access to 10 free webinars starting July 10, 2016. hours of streamed content in total — were selected from PresenceLearning’s most popular webinar presentations. Educators who take the challenge and watch all 10 webinars between July 10, 2016 and August 10, 2016 can earn up to 15.5

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. PresenceLearning’s latest SPED Ahead webinar series will explore this topic and provide a comprehensive look at where our education system is in reaching full achievement for all students and where we are headed.

New Mental Health Service to Address Student Anxiety and Stress

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The Finding Your Power in Uncertain Times program is exclusively available online from PresenceLearning and provides school districts a solution that can be used in any learning model to serve more students than is possible when limited to in-person, onsite therapy. About PresenceLearning.

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. Marketplace K-12 Fundraising Special Needs

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. PresenceLearning provides licensed speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists and behavioral and mental health professionals to hundreds of schools all over the country. In normal times, schools contract with PresenceLearning to outsource certain special education services.

Rural district meets speech language pathologist shortage

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Mississippi district partners with PresenceLearning to add online SLP services. To redistribute the workload and fill gaps, Stone County School District partnered with PresenceLearning to provide students with online access to an additional fully certified Master’s level speech-language professional. In rural southern Mississippi, finding enough qualified speech-language professionals to fully serve a growing population of students with speech and language delays can be problematic.

Rural district turns to online speech therapy

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To overcome this challenge, LPUSD chose to use online speech therapy through PresenceLearning and is seeing great success. Economically disadvantaged district, facing recruiting difficulties, found online therapy resources. 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.

New partnership supports online learning for special education students

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Fuel Education and PresenceLearning team to give schools innovative, flexible special education solution. Now, through a partnership between PresenceLearning and Fuel Education, schools can use digital learning to address the needs of their special education students, too.

5 insightful webinars for Autism Awareness Month

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During Autism Awareness Month , these five free webinars from PresenceLearning can help educators generate conversations and new ideas focused around how to support students with autism. A typical school day can be difficult for students with autism. They often struggle with communication and transitions, and crowded school hallways and different class schedules present challenges.

This game could improve behavior—and achievement

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During a recent webinar with Trip Hawkins, the EA founder, which was part of a special education series by PresenceLearning , Toben explained that the approach is not soft—but rather rooted in neuroscience. Research suggests that social and emotional learning can lead to achievement gains. Can playing a game help students—especially those with disabilities or special needs—improve their behavior, learn empathy, and increase academic performance?

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

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PresenceLearning , the leading provider of live, online special education related services, is pleased to announce the six winners of its 3rd annual Awards of Excellence, recognizing leadership, teamwork, and outstanding student progress. 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.

The K-12 Edtech Market Is At an Inflection. But Where Is It Going?

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The exception is PresenceLearning, which is filling something of a tragically empty space in the K-12 teletherapy health market as it bridges the divide between homes and schools for such vital services. The K-12 education technology market is at an inflection point.

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. Uniquely Human approach examines each individual. A new approach to teaching students with Autism, called the Uniquely Human perspective, is looking to get away from treating Autism as a checklist of deficits—e.g.

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.”

US Edtech Raises $803M in First Half of 2020 As COVID-19 Forces Learning Online

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PresenceLearning, which provides online teletherapy sessions to support students with special needs, raised $27 million in May and says demand for its services have grown. Many classroom doors have closed. But investors’ checkbooks remain open.

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. Using PresenceLearning, she’s created a dice game: when students roll a number, there’s a corresponding board with numbers that dictates the sound or word they’re practicing.

Marketplace trend update: 6 ed-tech developments

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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. 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.

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

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PRESENCELEARNING ( www.presencelearning.com ) PresenceLearning recently launched online early childhood services to expand the ability of schools and districts to deliver early childhood interventions and services to children ages 0-5. Software & Online ALMA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

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. Updated at 9:31 a.m. With school closed, Marla Murasko begins her morning getting her 14-year-old son, Jacob, dressed and ready for the day. They have a daily check-in: How are you doing? How are you feeling?