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House Lawmakers Approve Changes To Americans With Disabilities Act – AcceliBEAT Weekly Round Up
Despite disability advocacy groups fighting the pending ADA Education and Reform Act last week, this week the bill passed with a vote of 225 to 192, raising concerns that disability rights will be pushed back to before ADA protections were in place. Also in disability-related...
Accelify Launches AcceliSCAN Scanning App
Uploading signed student documents and other attachments to AcceliPLAN is now easier and faster than ever before! Using the AcceliSCAN iOS app, Accelify clients can now scan and send student documents directly to Accelify’s systems from their mobile device! First, scan the QR code printed...
Florida Shooting: Superintendent Has ‘No Words That Can Describe the Heartache’ – AcceliBEAT Weekly Round Up
This week we are a nation in grief as gun violence once again plagued our schools. We are deeply saddened by the tragedy that occurred Wednesday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL and our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected...
Reading disability, DOE’s pilot funding program, and the new Gerber Baby spokesbaby in This Week’s AcceliBEAT
This week’s featured article explores cutting-edge research that calls for more comprehensive tests to support students with reading disabilities. In education policy the DOE launched a pilot program that will allow districts to blend federal, state and local funding sources to prioritize funding based on...
We asked our customer what they think about Accelify. Here’s what they had to say!
We recently asked our customers what they think about Accelify. From simplifying documentation and tracking and reporting on student progress to tripling Medicaid revenue, check out all the great things they had to say!
Multi-session evaluations and other new features in our latest version release!
We’re excited to announce new features released with v.3.15, including new functionality for streamlining documentation for evaluations that occur over multiple sessions. Originally piloting for Accelify users in Florida, multi-session evaluations are now available to users in all states! Read below for more info. Multi-Session...
FDA Grants ‘Breakthrough Therapy’ Status to Potential Autism Drug – AcceliBEAT Weekly Round Up
Happy February! This week the FDA granted a ‘breakthrough therapy’ designation to the first drug that could improve social interaction and communication for individuals with ASD. Also big news this week, 8,800 teachers whose work permits depend on the DACA program face an uncertain future,...
CHIP Updates, school and trauma, Texas special education reforms, and more in This Week’s AcceliBEAT
This week we are happy to share the good news that Congress extended CHIP funding for 6 more years. However, in more tragic news, the Kentucky school shooting on Tuesday highlights an alarming trend. Researchers and gun control advocates say that school shootings have occurred...
Why CHIP Matters to Schools, School District Rankings, and More in This Week’s AcceliBEAT
The looming threat of the loss of CHIP funding this year underlines the symbiotic relationship between health and education. Recent studies have shown that insufficient healthcare has detrimental effects to children’s educational outcomes. This is also reason to support school-based healthcare centers, which is called...
ABA Therapy, Recording Devices in the Classroom, and Rewards of Hiring People with Disabilities in This Week’s AcceliBEAT
This week’s news highlights how although ABA therapy is recognized as the gold-standard treatment for children diagnosed with autism, it is not covered by Medicaid in several states, leaving many low-income children without the care they need. In other news, under the recent tax law,...
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