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Live online speech therapy service recognized in Special Education Website category SAN FRANCISCO, April 19, 2012 – PresenceLearning (www.presencelearning.com), the leading provider of live online speech therapy services to K-12 students, was recently named a winner in the Multi-Level: Special Education Website category of The ComputED Gazette’s 18th Annual Best Educational Software Awards (BESSIE Awards). The awards program targets innovative and content-rich programs and websites that provide parents and teachers with the technology to foster educational excellence.   “Helping special need students succeed through live online speech therapy is at the heart of what we do,” said Clay Whitehead, PresenceLearning co-founder. “The recognition from the BESSIE Awards acknowledges the impact and benefits of our services in doing just that – in a cost-effective and highly-engaging way.”   PresenceLearning employs the latest video-conferencing technology, a comprehensive digital library of therapeutic content and time-saving collaboration and practice management tools to deliver sessions that are individualized, curriculum-relevant and evidence-based. Over the past year, PresenceLearning’s online therapy services have been adopted by a growing number of educational organizations, including dozens of traditional school districts and many virtual academy and charter school management groups. As of spring 2012, PresenceLearning is delivering more than 5,000 successful…

Leading live online speech therapy provider recognized for its impact in transforming special education SAN FRANCISCO, January 10, 2012 – PresenceLearning (www.presencelearning.com), the leading provider of live online speech therapy services to K-12 students, was recently named a Cool Tool winner for special needs in the EdTech Digest Awards. The awards program debuted in 2011 and honors products and individuals for their outstanding contributions in transforming education through technology to enrich the lives of learners everywhere. “In a crowded field of entries, it’s exciting to acknowledge those companies and products making the biggest difference,” says Victor Rivero, editor-in-chief of EdTech Digest. “Quality, access and real results are the defining characteristics of our honorees, and will be precisely what moves education forward into its next iteration.”   Over the past year, PresenceLearning’s online therapy services have been adopted by a growing number of educational organizations, including dozens of traditional school districts and many virtual academy and charter school management groups. To date, PresenceLearning has delivered more than 10,000 speech therapy sessions and is expected to exceed 20,000 sessions in the coming months. In the face of continuing budget challenges, as well as chronic shortages of speech language pathologists in many areas,…

  PresenceLearning addresses charter schools’ unique challenge of providing access to quality speech-language pathology services   SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 29, 2011 – PresenceLearning (www.presencelearning.com), the leading provider of live online speech therapy services to K-12 students, has been adopted by charter school organizations such as Aspire, Imagine, Leadership Public Schools, Mosaica, Thomas Edison and Ballington Academy to deliver speech-language therapy services to their special education students. PresenceLearning is now delivering more than 5,000 live sessions per month to students in charter, virtual and traditional public schools across 16 states. “Charter schools face unique challenges when it comes to serving special education students,” said Clay Whitehead, one of the co-founders of PresenceLearning. “As part of the public school system, charter schools are fully accountable for providing special education services and complying with IEPs, but their smaller scale means they have different needs and requirements compared to traditional districts. Leveraging PresenceLearning allows charters to grow in their unique missions while successfully serving a more diverse student population.” Ms. Grace Jiminez, School Director at Ballington Academy of Arts and Sciences (www.ballingtonacademy.org), a charter school in southern California, says “We have found PresenceLearning and their services to be very friendly, accessible and effective. Also,…

PresenceLearning, the premiere provider of live online speech therapy to K12 students, announced that it has partnered with Amprey and Associates, a leading provider of change management consulting and leadership development services to large school districts nationwide, to help broaden awareness of the company’s services to education. This partnership will help large school districts realize the substantial cost-savings and improved outcomes offered by incorporating live online speech therapy often referred to as telepractice into their special education programs. “Drawing on his decades of experience as a superintendent in challenging school districts such as the Baltimore City Public Schools, Walter Amprey helps districts find ways to innovate, produce better results and use district resources ever more effectively,” said Clay Whitehead, one of the founders of PresenceLearning. “Amprey and Associates will help us reach students who have communication issues and need our services to learn and thrive.” “This agreement continues our effort to bring about change through highly-effective partnerships between school districts and businesses,” said Dr. Walter Amprey, founder and president of Amprey and Associates. “We are delighted to have PresenceLearning as one of our selected partners and feel they provide exceptional and effective solutions to school districts nationwide.” PresenceLearning delivers live…

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