Funding to accelerate universal K-12 access to remote special education related services, during COVID-19 closures and beyond NEW YORK – May 19, 2020 – PresenceLearning, the leading provider of live online special education related services for K-12 schools, today announced that it has received a $27 million Series D investment led by Bain Capital Double
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 and Nevada, and also in Mexico. Elyse started working in telepractice with Presence Learning in 2015.
With extended school closures in place, schools nationwide are grappling with questions about conducting eligibility assessments. Should assessment be attempted in the home environment? How can schools best continue serving students in need of evaluation for special education related services? Can needed evaluations be conducted remotely without compromising validity? Which assessments and circumstances are appropriate
We recently interviewed PresenceLearning provider Hollie F., CCC-SLP, about her work serving students with autism using the PresenceLearning platform. As we mentioned in our initial blog post introducing this special series for Autism Awareness Month, “PL providers will be busting some myths, sharing their teletherapy stories, and offering best practices for serving students with autism
Offering guidance and support as you change your service delivery model and transition services to students’ homes. What a challenging time this is—for districts and schools, teachers, SLPs and OTs, school psychologists and social workers, students, and their families. School districts are struggling to move quickly to support their students amidst unprecedented school closures. Special
If you’re weighing the benefits and downsides of contracting with online therapy providers for supporting students in special education, here are some factors to consider, based on the recent experiences of several administrators whose school districts have used remote delivery to serve students.
IMPROVING STUDENT ACCESS TO SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICES VIA TELE-THERAPY : For years I have been watching the growth of an amazing service company to education, PresenceLearning , a company which has successfully worked with hundreds of thousands of children in school districts in certain fields of special ed. If you don’t know PresenceLearning, you should.
Leading provider of live online special education-related services surpasses two million therapy sessions delivered and celebrates 10 years serving K-12 students NEW YORK, August 19, 2019 – PresenceLearning, Inc., the leading provider of live online special education-related services to K-12 schools, has now delivered more than two million therapy sessions. This milestone comes as the
If you’re a clinician working in a school setting, you know it’s important to prepare yourself for the back-to-school season. Our Head of Clinical Standards and Outreach, Kristin Martinez, CCC-SLP, provides tips on teletherapy organization and time management as we embark on the FY19–FY20 school year: How do you set yourself up for success with
How important is it to take time away to rest and recharge? Those of us who work primarily in school-based settings have a somewhat complicated relationship with summer break—we are grateful for extended time away from work, but the school year, while rewarding, is also incredibly demanding of our time, as well as of our