Special education

PresenceLearning Teletherapy Essentials Wins Two Leading Education Awards

December 22, 2020

PresenceLearning, the leading provider of live online special education related services for K-12 schools, received two top education awards for Teletherapy Essentials, its teletherapy and tele-assessment training and teletherapy platform for school-based special education teams.

CEO Campfire Chat Podcast on The Link Between Leadership and Passion

November 24, 2020

Rob Rigastano hosts Kate Eberle Walker on the CEO Campfire Chat Podcast to discuss how, within  two short years, Kate has guided the company to 70% growth year-over-year and break-even on Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization (EBITDA). The secret to her success? It turns out, passion for her work has no small role to play.

PresenceLearning Partners with the Council of Administrators of Special Education

October 1, 2020

PresenceLearning has announced a new partnership with the Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE). Through this partnership, PresenceLearning will support the professional development of CASE members by providing access to its clinical experts and influential partners, as well as offering exclusive webinars, presentations, and other programming throughout the year and at the upcoming 2020 CASE Virtual Fall Conference. 

How Teletherapy is Providing Support to Students: Remote Possibilities

June 9, 2020

Listen to host Kevin Hogan talk to Kate Eberle Walker, CEO of PresenceLearning, about how districts are utilizing teletherapy to deliver special education-related services. The company works with school districts across the country throughout the regular school year and has helped an increasing number of schools during the time of COVID-19. The CEO discusses what is happening in districts as they prepare for providing these essential services for students with special needs.

Clinician Spotlight: Hollie F.

Hollie F., CCC-SLP, graduated with her speech language pathology degree from Missouri State University and has been a practicing SLP for 12 years. We interviewed her to understand how she collaborates with the school partners she supports: How has the PL online platform enabled you to help your students and the schools you serve in

Top 5 SPEDaches

It is no secret that special education directors, administrators and educators face unique and pressing concerns in a high-stress field. It is the goal of our SPED Ahead webinar series to take a hard look at these concerns, explore tough questions and share strategies to best address the challenges of both educators and students with

The ABC’s of Special Education (INFOGRAPHIC)

Every industry has its own specialized language and set of acronyms, and special education is no different. Do you ever get lost in this alphabet soup? Test your knowledge or use our latest infographic as a handy reference of 33 special education acronyms. (Parents and colleagues will thank you.) Download a Copy Embed This Graphic

Changing your lot in life: 4 suggestions to impact caseload size

In our first post on caseload manageability, as proposed by Katz, et al (citation below) in a recent article in Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in the Schools, we discussed the identified factors that impact one’s perceptions of her caseload size and those that contribute to job satisfaction. The authors also shared several proposals  to

Caseload manageability and job satisfaction: Comments from the field

In an earlier post, we looked at research presented by Lauren Katz, et al, “What makes a caseload (un)manageable? School-based speech-language pathologists speak” (complete citation follows below), a discussion of the variables impacting a speech pathologist’s perception of the manageability of his caseload. Variables were divided into three (3) distinct categories: demographics: who was more