PresenceLearning Wins 2012 Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence

Leading live online speech therapy service honored in New Products category

SAN FRANCISCO, November 14, 2012 –PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy services for K-12 students, was named a winner in the New Products category of the 2012 Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence. Now in its 30th year, the awards program honors innovative applications that break new ground as well as upgraded products that have received significant enhancements.

“We love to see students thrive when they get the speech-language services they need,” said Clay Whitehead, co-CEO and a co-founder of PresenceLearning. “This award is a great honor and reinforces our vision of providing high quality, "anytime, anywhere" services for students with special needs.”

PresenceLearning offers innovative online speech therapy that draws from a nationwide network of highly qualified, fully licensed speech-language pathologists who are available whenever and where ever they are needed. With PresenceLearning, schools are able to address chronic and acute personnel vacancies, improve therapy outcomes and save money. PresenceLearning also offers access to technical specialists, as well as culturally and linguistically diverse speech-language pathologists.

PresenceLearning was among 83 education technology products named as winners in this year’s Awards of Excellence. A panel of more than 30 educators, who tested more than 160 entries, chose the winners, which included resources addressing management, safety, communication, differentiated learning, assessment, and other key areas in education.

About PresenceLearning

PresenceLearning ( is the leading provider of live online speech therapy services for K-12 students. The company offers school districts web-based access to a growing, nationwide network of nearly 200 highly qualified speech language pathologists (SLPs) via live videoconferencing using the latest in evidence-based practice. PresenceLearning delivers large cost savings while improving student outcomes. PresenceLearning is an ASHA-approved continuing education provider for SLPs and a U.S. Department of Education grant-winner, dedicated to bringing the highest clinical standards to online speech therapy.