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Online Occupational Therapy

Provider Spotlight: Vikas M., OTR/L

, By Claudia L'Amoreaux

Vikas M. did his undergraduate degree at Delhi University in India, graduating in 2003 with a degree in Occupational Therapy, and came to the US in 2006 where he worked in several California school districts—San Diego, LA, Alhambra—practicing o...

Compensatory Services Strategies in Three Steps

, By Jenny Barker

March 1, 2021

The impact of school closures upon students may well be an issue for years to come. For students with special needs, learning loss and regression due to a lack of services during the pandemic necessitate “compensatory servi...

Autism Awareness Month Provider Spotlight: Elyse R., MS, OTR/L

, By Jenny Barker

Elyse R. graduated with an Occupational Therapy degree from Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL. Her career in OT has focused on both outpatient Pediatrics and school-based practice. She has had the opportunity to work in both Texas a...

Understanding Compliance: A Basic Guide for Independent Teletherapy Contractors

, By Jenny Barker

This month we spoke with Kristin Martinez, M.A., CCC-SLP, a clinical quality manager with PresenceLearning, to discuss what to expect, how to prepare, and how to navigate compliance issues for SLPs, OTs, and MHPs who might be considering a move...

Yuma Elementary School District One in Arizona Wins National Award for its Use of Online Therapy with Students with Special Needs

, By Aaron Cotton

District is one of 12 winners of PresenceLearning’s annual Awards of Excellence recognizing outstanding leadership and student progress in special education SAN FRANCISCO, October 31, 2017 – PresenceLearning, the leading telehealth network of l...

PresenceLearning Named an Approved Provider of Continuing Education by The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.

, By Aaron Cotton

Occupational therapists and therapy assistants can receive credit by attending PresenceLearning’s live SPED Ahead webinars SAN FRANCISCO, August 8, 2017 – PresenceLearning, the leading telehealth network of live, online special education relate...

Case Study: Online Occupational Therapy for a Child with Sensory Integration Needs

, By Jenny Barker

By Elizabeth Haas This is the second post in a three-part series on school-based occupational therapy for sensory integration issues. You can read the first post here, where I provide an overview of sensory integration issues. L. is a student w...

Using AAC in the Virtual Classroom: Where Do I Start?

, By Jenny Barker

During the most recent Virtual Office Hours session for PresenceLearning clinicians, SLPs Jen Cravens and Delaney Zugelder described how to create Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) plans for students in need, and how they can be ...

Grateful Parent Shares Son’s Story

, By Jenny Barker

One of the best parts about working with kids who have special needs is seeing their progress and hearing from their families about their successes. A note from “W’s” mom recently made our day. W is an eight-year-old boy who h...

Infographic: Online OT…Really?

, By Jenny Barker

Online occupational therapy helps schools address therapist shortages, provides greater flexibility, decreases travel time, and reduces distractions and missed classroom time. But what does it look like? How does it work? And which students can...

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