For Clinicians

Engaging Students in Teletherapy, Q&A with Kristin Martinez, M.A., CCC-SLP

Kristin Martinez, M.A., CCC-SLP, Clinical Director, SLP & OT, acknowledges new provider concerns about how to keep students engaged in teletherapy in a new interview on the PresenceLearning blog. What advice would you give to clinicians who are new to teletherapy about student engagement? The fear that the connection between clinician and student will somehow

Provider Spotlight: Kaitlin H.

Introduction  Kaitlin H., M.A., CCC-SLP, attended the University of New Hampshire for her undergraduate degree and SUNY Buffalo for her graduate degree. Let’s start with a little background on your education and family I went to the University of New Hampshire for my undergraduate degree. I lived in Boston and the New Hampshire area for

Provider Spotlight: Stacey C.

Introduction Occupational therapist Stacey C. is a San Diego native. She’s been a practicing teletherapist since 2012. Stacey is the mother of a 13-year-old boy and a 12-year-old girl, both doing virtual schooling. And she’s an amateur scuba diver—with her husband, she’s done scuba dives all over the world. My husband and I were married

Solutions for Working Moms During the Pandemic: One Size Does Not Fit All

January 30, 2021

Several of the working mothers at PresenceLearning shared their stories about their work experiences during the pandemic, and how they made changes to make extraordinary challenges manageable for them. From them we can all learn how companies can do better to support working mothers through, and back from, this crisis.

Provider Spotlight: Jessica L.

Introduction Jessica L., MA, CCC-SLP, grew up in upstate New York. She.attended Elmira College in Ithaca, New York from 2002 to 2006 and received her undergraduate degree. She graduated from Syracuse University in 2008 with her graduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Jessica started her career as a speech-language pathologist in New York, and

Provider Spotlight: Lynn W.

School psychologist Lynn W. attended the University of South Florida in Tampa where she received her BA in Psychology, and her MA and EdS in School Psychology. She started practicing as a school psychologist in 1992, and began working virtually in 2012, transitioning to teletherapy with PresenceLearning in 2015.  Can you give us some fun

Provider Spotlight: Karlyn G.

Karlyn Goodman, OT, has been an occupational therapist for more than 17 years. She grew up in a small town south of Boston and then moved to Seneca Falls, NY, when she was 10. She graduated from Boston University with her BS in Occupational Therapy (2004) and gained her certification from NBCOT (she was grandfathered

Provider Spotlight: Melanie M.

Melanie Mendelson, M.A., CCC-SLP, attended Pennsylvania State University for undergraduate work from 2010–2013. For graduate school, she attended Long Island University Post and spent her clinical fellowship  year working in Brooklyn, “commuting 2 hours a day in traffic.” From New York, she moved to Philadelphia where her fiance (now husband) was doing his residency for

Provider Spotlight: Kathleen M.

Kathleen M., MA, CCC-SLP, grew up in Parma, a little suburb of Cleveland, Ohio. She earned her Masters degree at Kent State University in 1991, and has practiced as an SLP for 29 years. She’s done everything from long term care to brick-and-mortar schools and for the last five years, teletherapy with PresenceLearning. She moved

Provider Spotlight: Alisson R.

Alisson Reber, MA, CCC-SLP, did her undergraduate work at the University of Louisville and graduated with her MA from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. An SLP for seven years, Alisson joined the PL Care Network during the 2018–2019 school year. We interviewed her about the roots of her passion for speech-language pathology and asked her