Lone Pine Unified School District in Inyo County, California, uses PresenceLearning online speech therapy as a component in a holistic approach to early intervention and literacy. As Dr. Sean A. Cianfarano, Superintendent, explains, “We have a pretty high percentage of primary kids who have speech issues that are so low it impacts their English language […]
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A new eBook by communication intervention and literacy expert Dr. Shari Robertson and PresenceLearning is now available to provide parents, teachers, early interventionists and SLPs with strategies to make reading stress-free and instill a love of reading for pre- and early readers.
This summer, special education leaders will have unlimited access to seven of PresenceLearning’s “greatest hits” webinars and have the opportunity to earn free, ASHA CE credits as well as professional development certificates. The series includes 11 hours of streaming content from Dr. Temple Grandin, Dr. Barry Prizant, Dr. Shari Roberston, Dr. Alan Coulter, Julie Weatherly, […]
Scholastic’s Administrator Magazine recommends PresenceLearning’s new eBook “6 Strategies to Build Better Readers” by literacy expert Dr. Shari Robertson.
PresenceLearning has expanded its online speech therapy and occupational therapy offerings to include online special education instruction. This service is available to school districts for both individuals and small groups, and connects students with fully credentialed special education teachers. Online special education instruction helps alleviate the persistent, nationwide shortage of special education teachers.
PresenceLearning was one of 30 companies selected by the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) and the law firm Jones Day to participate in the ATA 2015 Telemedicine Investor and Strategic Summit on Monday, May 4, in Los Angeles.
Stone County School District in Wiggins, MS, is now using PresenceLearning to augment its staff of three speech-language professionals to serve its 2,800 students across four schools. In addition to providing online speech therapy, the company handles all scheduling of sessions as well as the recruitment and management of SLPs, including ensuring that all are […]
A shortage of speech-language pathologists and occupational therapists affects school districts, families and children all across the United States. Rural areas can be particularly hard hit, where licensed clinicians may have to drive several hours to see a student — that is, when a district can even find a clinician to hire. Today’s special education leaders […]
When a nationwide shortage of speech-language pathologists (SLPs) resulted in recruiting challenges, high caseloads, and overworked clinicians leaving the district, Southwest Kansas Area Cooperative District 613 began to look at online speech therapy as a solution. Following a trial period between PresenceLearning and another provider of online therapy, the district selected PresenceLearning as a long-term solution […]
6.4 million students in the United States require special education services; however, budget cutbacks and a shortage of qualified special education teachers, speech and occupational therapists, and mental and behavioral health professionals prevent students across the country from receiving the support they need. To meet this demand, PresenceLearning and Fuel Education have partnered to provide online […]