Students with special needs at Muskegon Heights Public School Academy System have moved from on-site speech therapy to an online model delivered by PresenceLearning.
The field test, which will be given to more than 1 million students in PARCC states, is a trial run of Common Core assessments that will be given to students in the spring of 2015.
- By Christopher Piehler
Visual and sonic aids can help students with language disorders improve their reading, writing and speaking.
- By Katharina I. Boser, Sarah Wayland
When high school students refused to attend their speech therapy sessions, Sommer Jones, director of special education, set out to find a new option. The solution: online speech therapy.
Participation in Advanced Placement courses has doubled in the last decade, and success rates have just about kept pace, according to a new report released by the College Board today. But one counterintuitive nugget that didn't make the final report: Participation in online AP courses has actually declined.
Districts in south central Pennsylvania are now able to offer online speech therapy session to their students with special needs.
As online learning explodes in K-12 education, technology for students with physical differences is playing catch-up.
- By Bridget McCrea
Students at the Newmark School are learning to play and record music and improve their socialization skills, thanks to a new music center.
DynaVox's new Android-based tablet comes with messaging tools and an online portal designed for individuals with speech challenges
Los Angeles schools are adopting a Web-based service to support their students with social learning challenges such as autism, Asperger's Syndrome, and ADHD.
- By Dian Schaffhauser