SPED Connect : School Blog

PresenceLearning Helps Schools Shift to In-Home Delivery of Services During Closures

In the midst of expanding school closures across the country, school districts are being pressed  to transition rapidly from onsite to online learning and service delivery. Continuity is especially important for students who receive special education-related services. The Department of Education confirmed on March 13 that if a school continues to provide educational opportunities to

Clinician Spotlight: Leah W

Leah started working as an SLP in 2017, and started with PL in January, 2019. How has the PL online platform enabled you to help your students and the schools you serve in new ways? With the PL platform I am able to organize my therapy sessions and activities more efficiently, which allows for better-run

Clinician Spotlight: Lindsey T

Lindsey T., M.A, CCC-SLP, is speech-language pathologist, teletherapist, and parent of four children. She joined the PresenceLearning Care Network in 2015. We spoke with Lindsey about her experience working as a teletherapist. How has the PL online platform enabled you to help your students and the schools you serve in new ways? I have been

Clinician Spotlight: Natalie P.

Natalie has been working as an SLP for over 30 years. She joined PL in 2014 and is a lead clinician. How has the PL online platform enabled you to help your students and the schools you serve in new ways? I think it helps serve the students better because the students are drawn in

7 Reasons to Choose Teletherapy Solutions for Your School

Teletherapy is reshaping how special education services are delivered in an increasingly digital world. With 10 years of experience, and 2 million teletherapy sessions completed, PresenceLearning knows a lot about providing speech-language therapy, occupational therapy, and psychoeducational services online. The PresenceLearning Care Network has nearly 1,000 qualified SLPs, OTs, school psychologists, and licensed clinical social

Clinician Spotlight: Jenna M.

We asked Jenna to tell us a little about her experience in her new role at PresenceLearning.  The Clinical Account Manager role is critical to the success of PresenceLearning and I feel so blessed and honored to be a part of this elite group. Not only do I get to work hand in hand with

Clinician Spotlight: Cheryl M.

Before joining PresenceLearning, Cheryl M., CCC-SLP, practiced as a speech-language pathologist for 19 years in K-5 in public schools. She’s been working with PresenceLearning since 2016. How has the PL online platform enabled you to help your students and the schools you serve in new ways? I have been able to collaborate with the assigned

Clinician Spotlight: Angela C.

Angela C., M.Ed., was born and raised in Iowa and attended college at Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana. She has worked as a school psychologist and counselor in public and private brick-and-mortar schools for over 18 years. She joined the PL Care Network in 2018. How has the PL online platform enabled you to help

Clinician Spotlight: Jessica K.

Jessica K., M.A., CCC-SLP, joined the PresenceLearning team in 2011. How has the PL online platform enabled you to help your students and the schools you serve in new ways? Students are much more motivated to come to therapy because they see it as a new, fun, and exciting way to learn. Most of the

Serving Students With Severe Disabilities and Impairments via Telepractice

This month, we sat down with our Head of Clinical Standards and Outreach, Kristin Martinez, M.A. CCC-SLP, to learn more about how students with severe disabilities and impairments can benefit from teletherapy. During our interview, Kristin explains student candidacy and adaptive approaches to serving students with more severe impairments. What are some common misconceptions about