Success Stories

Pleasanton Unified School District

Chatham County Schools

Maine School Administrative District 75

I had heard about PresenceLearning throughout the years, but I wanted to make sure my clinicians were the ones choosing which platform they’d be using. They tested various teletherapy platforms and ultimately concluded PresenceLearning was the best one for them.

Townsend Community School

Townsend Community School is a statewide charter school located in Castalia, Ohio. The school allows a diverse population of students to access their education at their own pace by providing a more flexible school environment.

Lake Stevens School District

Lake Stevens School District is located about an hour north of Seattle in Lake Stevens, Washington. The district serves more than 9,000 students throughout 14 school buildings.

Kershaw County School District

Skeptical would be an understatement. I thought students would need in-person therapy to build relationships with their therapists and make progress. But, I was very wrong about that.

Tomball Independent School District

Students’ cries for help often manifest as misbehavior, so our district focuses on restorative practices that get to the root of their problems.

Byng Public Schools

Prior to PresenceLearning, I felt like students were being carried through the therapy process longer than they needed to be. Now, I feel like the needs of students are being met appropriately.

McDade Independent School District

“I realized PresenceLearning could solve our problems. I wanted to start right away.”

Communication, Collaboration, and Engagement Make Online Speech Therapy a Success

“We have great communication between our staff, students’ families and the online SLPs, and our Customer Success Manager is fantastic. She formally meets with us on a quarterly basis and she frequently touches base to make sure the program is running smoothly. The level of service we receive from PresenceLearning is amazing.” - Mary Luhr, Director of Special Services at Norfolk Public Schools

Online OT Assessments and Therapy Services Help 23% of Students Served Achieve Their Goals

Our students with autism, who sometimes have difficulty connecting directly with people, have been benefitting from – and participating more – using PresenceLearning.

Four Years of Collaboration with Online Speech Therapy

PresenceLearning could not have been more supportive in our time of need. They worked closely with us to get up and running. Not only did they give us materials to help answer questions, they were on-site train us.

Partnership and Collaboration Between Onsite and Online OTs

Having the PresenceLearning therapists and our onsite therapists discuss problem-solving strategies and share best practices together has created a really cohesive relationship and has been a real benefit to our team as a whole.

COTA Supervision and Direct OT Services Benefit Students in Rural Arizona

To be successful, it takes a village and the collaborative partnership between PresenceLearning’s team and our entire staff – from our on-site therapists and assistants to technical support team – has been such a positive experience and true benefit to our students.

Balancing Caseloads with Online Speech Therapy

Even our middle school students, who used to be embarrassed to go to in-person therapy sessions because of the ‘stigma’ around it, have been flourishing with PresenceLearning

PresenceLearning gives the district the flexibility and creativity to meet the needs of all students.

PresenceLearning gives the district the flexibility and creativity to meet the needs of all students.

Online Behavioral Interventions and Mental Health Services Benefit Students and Onsite Staff

It’s been amazing to see. Students have developed a real affinity for the online format and it really helps meet students’ need in an efficient way.

More than 430 Students Receiving Online Speech Therapy in Central Kansas

Our students are engaged in the therapy process and making great progress thanks to PresenceLearning and the terrific support teams we have in our districts

District Experiences Award-winning Results Using Online Therapy

We were having difficulty hiring additional SLPs and our existing on-the-ground SLPs were already experiencing high caseloads across the board

Focusing on Successful Student Outcomes, Not Staffing Issues

I think PresenceLearning online occupational therapy is a wonderful program. These children respond really well to computers and technology, and with the right therapist on the other side, students are totally engaged.

Georgia District Reports Cost Efficiencies with Online Speech Therapy

Although Georgia does not currently provide Medicaid reimbursement for telepractice, the district paid for the services out-of-pocket and still saw financial benefits over contracting with an SLP through a staffing agency or hiring an on-site SLP.

Charter School’s Test for One Reluctant Student Becomes Successful Online Speech Therapy Program

“Watching the online therapy sessions, it is amazing to see just how engaged the students are. We can tell they are doing good work because the online SLP has a great rapport with students and students are so at ease her.” Sommer Jones, Director of Special Education and Student Services at Synergy Academies

Students Get Back on Track Using Online Speech Therapy

“While there was some skepticism at first about switching to online speech therapy, we have been truly impressed with what we’ve seen. More so than ever, students are excited to go to their therapy sessions. The students remain engaged throughout the whole session because of the high level of interaction with their therapist from PresenceLearning.” Glenda Robinson-Scott, Supervisor of Special Education at MHPSAS

Public Charter School Successfully Uses Online Speech Therapy as Part of Blended Learning Initiative

"We have received very positive feedback on the quality of therapy, the amount of student improvement and the amount of information to which parents have access."

Large CA Charter School Uses Online Speech Therapy to Bridge the Services Gap Across Three Counties

“ Having the capability to search through a large bank of therapists to find specialized expertise in a particular area is definitely a strong point.”

Wisconsin District Uses Live Online Speech Therapy to Reduce Speech-Language Pathologist Caseloads and Boost Early Intervention Efforts

“With the growth in the number of students coming into the district who qualify for special education, our RtI program is more important than ever and PresenceLearning is providing the flexibility and help we need to implement our RtI strategies.” - Peggy Jadack, Director of Pupil Services at Sparta Area School District

Remote School District Implements Live Online Speech Therapy to Provide Quality Service and Reduce Overall Costs

"PresenceLearning allows us to serve a portion of our students with special needs without having to overload our SLPs." - Kristy Chapman, Special Education Director of the Union County Board of Education

Rural California School District Makes Major Strides Using Online Speech Therapy

"PresenceLearning has turned out to be a great resource for our district." - Eric Cederquist, Superintendent

Hybrid Charter School Provides Students with Online Speech Therapy

"PresenceLearning is working really well for us. The kids like it and the parents like the progress their kids are making." - Trisha Vais, Director, Trivium Charter School

Large District Discovers Telepractice Can Fill Gaps and Prevent Staff Burn-Out

"It's a great service. It can absolutely work and we've seen great results. Students definitely make progress and it has lightened the loads for on-site SLPs. I wouldn't hesitate to say it is highly recommended." - Erika Bare, Special Education Teacher, Medford School District Office

Blended Learning Model Fills Gap for Speech-Language Pathology Services

"PresenceLearning has filled a significant gap in finding speech pathologists" - Ms. Vicki Shadd, Director of SELPA/Student Services for Glenn County Office of Education

Live Online Speech Therapy Expands Educational Options for Washington State Students

"I've been very impressed during our IEP meetings with the PresenceLearning SLPs---they've done great data collection and know the kids really well." - Kristin Hirschmann, Special Services Program Director

Chronic SLP Shortage Alleviated with Improved Outcomes and Lowered Costs

"I would recommend it to other schools in a heartbeat. I'd say, 'Stop what you're doing and use Presence.'" - Angie Guterres, Provider Coordinator for Special Services, California Virtual Academies