Virtually Speaking : Clinician Blog

Provider Spotlight: Cheryl Messier

Before joining PresenceLearning, Cheryl Messier, CCC-SLP, practiced speech language pathology for 19 years in K-5 in public schools. She’s been working with PresenceLearning since 2016. We sat down with Cheryl to talk about her work as a teletherapist. Could you walk us through your daily routine? A “day in the life of a PL therapist”

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

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.

Autism Awareness Month Provider Spotlight With Sumalee W., CCC-SLP

About Sumalee W. We recently interviewed PresenceLearning provider Sumalee Wilson 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

Autism Awareness Month Provider Spotlight With Hollie F., CCC-SLP

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

Expert Advice Amid School Closures From PresenceLearning’s TelePractitioners

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

Provider Spotlight: Deirdre Sturm

Deidre Sturm, MS, MA, CCC-SLP, BCBA, received twin Masters degrees, one in Speech Pathology Audiology, and a second Masters in Behavior Analysis, in the 1980s. She received the first degree at the University at Albany in Albany, New York, and the second degree at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas. In addition to being

Provider Spotlight: Kim Priola

Kim Priola, M.C.D., CCC-SLP, is a Louisiana native, born and raised in South Louisiana in the New Orleans area where she still lives today. She did her undergraduate studies at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana, and attended Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans for her M.C.D in Communication Disorders. Kim enjoys

Provider Spotlight: Natalie Post

Natalie Post, M.S., CCC-SLP, lead clinician, joined the PL Care Network in 2014. We interviewed her about the roots of her passion for speech language therapy and asked her to tell us a little about her experience transitioning to teletherapy.  Introduction I was born in Pensacola, Florida. When I was in high school, we moved

Provider Spotlight: Cheryl Messier

Before joining PresenceLearning, Cheryl Messier, CCC-SLP, practiced speech-language pathology for 19 years in K-5 in public schools. She’s been working with PresenceLearning since 2016. We sat down with Cheryl to talk about her work as a teletherapist. Could you walk us through your daily routine? A “day in the life of a PL therapist” if

Provider Spotlight: Janine Kessler

Janine Kessler, M.S., CCC-SLP, has over 20 years of speech therapy experience in schools and has been a teletherapist with PL since 2017. She grew up in Canada, owns a home in Missoula, Montana, and currently lives in Sacramento, CA. Janine and her husband love to travel.  What inspired you to become an SLP? Growing