Online occupational therapy assessments increase efficiency and eliminate bottlenecks in special education programs

SAN FRANCISCO, April 30, 2014 – Limited access to qualified occupational therapists affects schools’ ability to assess student needs for occupational therapy (OT) and deliver the prescribed services. To help schools meet the legal mandate for timely evaluation of students with special needs, PresenceLearning has added online assessments to its OT and speech therapy offerings.

“Scheduling and performing assessments of students for special services forms a bottleneck in many districts,” said Clay Whitehead, co-CEO and co-founder of PresenceLearning. “Students lose valuable time waiting to be assessed to gain access...

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