Live Online Speech Therapy Reduces Caseloads for Benton County School District Speech-Language Pathologists

PresenceLearning serving 60 students in grades 3 to 5 in Tennessee district

SAN FRANCISCO, January 29, 2013 – As part of a grant received for Assistive Technology, the Benton County Board of Education in Camden, Tennessee, has partnered with PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy services for K-12 students, in the delivery of online speech and language services. The parameters of the grant call for Benton County to investigate new and innovative programs and then to share their findings with counties throughout Tennessee. Benton County is proud to say that the partnership with PresenceLearning has been very successful.

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Epson Introduces its New PowerLite Pro G-Series Projectors with up to 7,000 Lumens Using a Single Lamp

New Series Offers Higher Brightness and Advanced Technological Solutions for Corporate, Higher Education, House of Worship, and Rental and Staging Markets

ORLANDO, Fla. (FETC Booth #709) – Jan. 28, 2013 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide1, today announced the new PowerLite® Pro G-series installation projectors. Building upon the success of the previous generation of Pro G projectors, this new series offers seven diverse projector models with advanced features such as edge blending, 360-degree installation, six optional lenses, and several connectivity options. Ranging from 4,500 to 7,000 lumens of color brightness and white light brightness2 with a single lamp, the projectors are designed for medium to large custom installations in corporations, higher education, houses of worship, and rental and staging. 

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Free Training Videos Provide Educators with Helpful Tips for Using Vernier’s Popular Sensor Technology in STEM

Video Training Library includes 32 new instructional videos covering LabQuest 2, iPad data collection, Vernier sensors, and more

BEAVERTON, Oregon, January 28, 2013 – Vernier Software & Technology has created 32 new instructional videos to help educators better use and understand the many features of its most popular STEM technologies, including LabQuest 2, iPad data collection, and many of Vernier’s popular sensors. The videos were developed by Vernier’s technology experts and are found online in the Vernier Video Training Library

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The Processing Program Levels 1, 2 and 3 Newly Revised from Super Duper

Greenville, SC – January 25, 2013 – Super Duper Publications has released the 2nd Edition of The Processing Program - Levels 2 and 3. Level 1 helps children listen to and process increasingly complex directions and concepts, while Levels 2 and 3 helps students to increase their language-processing skills by using sets of picture-identification tasks.  

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Free Webinar Explores Online Delivery for Occupational Therapy (OT) in Schools

On February 5th PresenceLearning answers school leaders’ questions about a new way to expand access to OT services

SAN FRANCISCO, January 25, 2013 – To help school leaders learn about the use of web technology to improve access to occupational therapy (OT) services, PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy services for K-12 students, is hosting a free webinar on Tuesday, February 5th at 1 pm ET (10 am PT).  Titled “Online Occupational Therapy: Really?!”, the webinar will explore the use of teletherapy to help meet the growing need for schools to provide clinical services such as OT for special needs students. To register for the webinar, visit http://pages.presencelearning.com/spedahead9

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Rockwood School District uses PublicSchoolWORKS to Efficiently Deliver and Track the Completion of Staff Compliance Training

New partnership helps the district meet the many requirements of keeping its 4,000 employees in compliance with federal, state and district mandates 

Cincinnati, OH – January 24, 2013 – With 4,000 staff members to train, the Rockwood School District in Eureka, MO needed an easier way to ensure that all staff members were completing their six annual, and mandatory, compliance trainings. To help streamline this process, the district implemented the online training module offered by PublicSchoolWORKS, a Cincinnati-based company that offers the one and only comprehensive, fully-automated risk management system available for schools. Rockwood School District’s implementation automated the process of automatically notifying staff of their required training, as well as alerting them when deadlines are approaching.  

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Father Provides Unique Insight into Raising a Son with Autism

‘Autism in the Family: Caring and Coping Together’ candidly guides families through the many challenges and rewards of raising a child with autism

BALTIMORE, MD – January 10, 2013 – How can parents provide the best support for their child with autism and ensure that the whole family’s needs are met? Psychologist and father of an adult son with autism, Robert A. Naseef, Ph.D., combines his personal experiences and professional background to share insight into the complex care of children and families affected by autism in his latest book, Autism in the Family: Caring and Coping Together. Weaving years of clinical practice with first-hand insight, Dr. Naseef helps parents collaborate effectively with professionals and build a strong circle of support with family and friends so that they can provide the best care for their child with special needs. With this book, Dr. Naseef shows parents how to better understand and guide their child’s behavior and development, manage stress, and tackle other challenges such as meltdowns, food sensitivities, sleeping, and toileting.

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Murray County Schools (GA) Uses Live Online Speech Therapy to Manage SLPs’ Caseloads

PresenceLearning now supports 55 students in Grades K-6 for their speech therapy needs

SAN FRANCISCO, January 17, 2013 – Faced with higher speech-language pathologist (SLP) caseloads following the unexpected departure of an SLP, Murray County Schools in Chatsworth, Georgia, partnered with PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy, to address the gap and improve caseloads for all of their SLPs. PresenceLearning's live online speech therapy platform gives the district access to an extensive network of fully licensed SLPs and engaging online resources for therapy sessions.

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