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PresenceLearning Helps Reduce Travel Burden for Itinerant Speech-Language Pathologists in Klamath County School District

Geographically large district in Oregon uses online speech therapy to help serve students in district’s northern- and southern-most counties SAN FRANCISCO, December 8, 2015 – Covering a large, spread out area in southern Oregon, Klamath County School District needed to find a solution to help alleviate the excessive “windshield time” of its speech-language pathologists (SLPs),

PresenceLearning Releases New Streaming Webinar Series to Provide Educators with a Summer Extra Credit Opportunity

Participants who watch all seven “Greatest Hits Summer Series” webinars between July 15-August 16, 2015 can earn up to 11 hours of continuing education credit SAN FRANCISCO, July 6, 2015 – Leaders in special education will get unlimited access to seven free streaming webinars to earn professional development credit for one month starting July 15. This is

PresenceLearning Hosts Final EXTRA CREDIT Summer Series Webinar with Behavior Management Expert Dr. Barry Prizant

Expert offers “Bio-Psycho-Social” insights on student behavior issues during August 19, 2014 webinar offered for ASHA CE credit SAN FRANCISCO, July 9, 2014 – The mismanagement of behavior issues can create disruptive classroom environments, making it hard for other students to learn. To help school administrators, educators and therapists address and manage student behavior issues,

Q&A with Robyn Chu on Online Occupational Therapy

Since our last webinar, online occupational has slowly been gaining momentum in the special education community. However, many are still hesitant about online occupational therapy and what it can provide to K-12 students. To address these concerns, I sat down for a brief Q&A with Robyn Chu, MOT, OTR/L, who will be one of two presenters

Are There Career Paths For Individuals with Autism?

Last week, German software company SAP made headlines after tapping Danish recruitment company Specialisterne for hiring efforts aimed to individuals with autism. SAP seeks to find, train and manage employees with autism to fulfill roles in the company as programmers and product testers. According to a SAP spokesperson, “[Individuals with Autism] bring a special set of

CLOSED – Product Marketing Manager

Job Description Our product marketing manager will serve as chief storyteller, explainer and messaging “quarterback” for the PresenceLearning product line across a variety of market segments including: institutional (“B2B”), parents (“B2C”), in US, Canada and selected global markets. This person will work cross-functionally to deliver compelling and differentiated positioning, messaging, testimonials, presentations, product tours, sales

What is Sequestration and How It Affects Special Education

Special education seems to be caught in some kind of strange conundrum where, on the one hand, the federal government funds it, supports it, and legislates it and on the other hand, routinely slashes funding with barely a blink of the eye while still demanding compliance. Sequestration is the most recent event to victimize special

CLOSED – Director of Product Management

Job Description The Director of Product Management will be the first Product Management hire for PresenceLearning.  The Director will help guide our engineering team to continue enhancing our market-leading platform.  He or she will also work closely with the senior management team to shape the company’s long term product strategy.  Ideal candidates will be able

Autism Continues to Change as Individuals Affected Age

In a new study published in this month’s Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, researchers have discovered that autism affects the brain differently as individuals affected with the disorder age. According to Daniel Dickstein of Brown University and Bradley Hospital, who helped lead the study, ““We found that brain activity changes associated

3 Women Pioneers in Education

In honor of “International Women’s Day,” here are three female pioneers to recognize whose contributions to education have left an astounding impact. Charlotte Mason (1842-1923) Pioneer of Home Education A citizen of Britain, Charlotte Mason’s dream was that all children, no matter what social class, should have the opportunity to obtain a liberal arts education.