How to Run an Online IEP Meeting Successfully

IEP meetings are an important function within every special education department. If you are new to teletherapy and are curious on how to run more successful and productive online IEP meetings, check out our guide full guide.

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How to Become a Sign Language Interpreter

Are you considering a career as a sign language interpreter for schools? Becoming a sign language interpreter may be the best choice you ever make. Read on to find out what skills are required and how to become an SLI.

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Is a Psychoeducational Evaluation Right for Your Child?

You may have heard about psychoeducational evaluation before from an educator or another school professional. But what exactly is it and is it right for your child? Our in-depth guide will give you everything you need to know about these evaluations and if they are right for your child.

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What is ABA Therapy for Autism? Examples & Alternatives

ABA Therapy is an important function for every school and district, but what exactly is it. This blog will take a deep dive in everything ABA therapy related and especially how it related to students and children with Autism.

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Virtual Learning Platform

Is your district prepared for extended school closures and the absence of immune-compromised students? As schools continue to reshape what their school year will look like, many are turning to remote therapy and distance learning. Find out more about how VocoVision has customizable virtual learning solutions for your school.

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Why Tutoring is Important & Benefits of Online Tutoring

One challenge within education is ensuring that all students receive quality instruction. It can be difficult to ensure that every student in the classroom is maximizing his or her potential. Enter tutoring. Since the beginning of organized education, tutoring has been an integral piece of the puzzle for many children. With the advent of the internet, we have entered an exciting, increasingly accessible realm. Online tutoring provides many benefits to students, parents, and schools. In these increasingly busy times, the flexibility and ease of access to online tutoring are invaluable. These advantages, combined with expert differentiation and instruction, can make a significant impact on your student’s academic future. Here at VocoVision, we hire only top-notch expert tutors to deliver online services to students. Discover how online tutoring can benefit your student. 

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Is it Sensory or is it Behavior? How to Differentiate

By: Tricia Kernan, MOTR/L

As an Occupational Therapist (OT) who provides assessments and interventions to children via telepractice, I get a lot of questions regarding how I can accomplish this with students who have a sensory processing disorder. When parents and teachers report student concerns such as: “squirming in their seat, squealing, flapping, being aggressive, wiggling and decreased focus”, the task becomes to differentiate between attention, behavior, and sensory needs.  OTs can address these concerns through teletherapy so that these students can succeed both academically and in their daily life skills. 

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Teletherapy Strategies for Working with Preschoolers

As children enter school play needs to be an important part of the therapy process. This is especially true for preschoolers. Children at the preschool age are at the beginning of their school journey but are also learning how to balance structured activities with play.

Play keeps learning fun for preschoolers. Therapy sessions with preschoolers must consist of more than flashcards and worksheets. Whether your therapy sessions format is pull-out therapy, push-in therapy, or teletherapy, preschool speech therapy consists of a different style of activities than it does for older children. Read More

Free Online Resources for Teaching Your Kids at Home

As we all get used to this new normal, parents and teachers are faced with a question no one ever thought would need an answer. How do we keep our kids safe and practice social distancing while ensuring their education continues for the school year? So many parents are now juggling working from home and teaching their kids. And the reality is, those are the lucky ones because there are those who now find themselves looking for a job while trying to teach their kids. Whatever your situation, YOU ARE NOT ALONE! There are thousands of other parents in the same boat. To keep you from sinking, here are some resources we found online to help. 

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Schools Turn to Teleschool During COVID-19 Outbreak

The United States is currently faced with the challenge of preventing the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) while simultaneously maintaining the daily function and operation of a variety of large-scale operations. Travelers have been warned to proceed with caution or postpone any trips. Those that work in a corporate setting have been granted permission to work remotely to avoid further spread of the virus. School districts across the country are turning to teleschool, an increasingly popular technology that connects students with teachers, therapists, and other education professionals remotely. 

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