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Students Create Custom Pencil Grip For Girl With Special Needs
By: Debbie Kelley Source: Disability Scoop By the end of the school day, 9-year-old Natalie Quintana is worn out from writing. Arthrogryposis, a congenital condition that contracts joints and weakens muscles, makes it hard to make a pencil dance across paper. But a custom-designed gripping...
Teachers’ Pay Lags Furthest Behind Other Professionals in U.S., Study Finds
By: Sarah Sparks Source: Education Week Young college graduates have a lot less incentive to become K-12 teachers in the United States than in other countries, according to the latest data from the Organization for Economic Development and Cooperation. While American educators out-earn teachers in...
‘The Good Doctor’ Gets Boost From Real MD With Disability
By: Karen Nelson Source: Disability Scoop An ABC News “20/20” film crew arrived at Singing River Hospital recently to interview Dr. Tyler Sexton, a staff pediatrician who overcame the odds and became a doctor even with cerebral palsy. The network is using his inspiring story...
Districts Meet Rising Demand for Services With New Personnel and Interventions
National Center for Education Statistics, DAmag.me/nces Special ed services have increase over the years in both Los Angeles USD and Stillwater Area School District. One month before the beginning of the 2017-18 school year, Turlock USD was still short five speech-language pathologists. The salary offered...
The Missing Autistic Girls
By: Carly Berwick Source: Edutopia On a recent hot summer afternoon, eight women sat at a table drawing and crafting at Felicity House, the world’s first community space devoted solely to women with autism. Opened just two years ago, the historic town house in the middle...

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Support our Irma Relief Fundraising Campaign
Accelify’s partner school districts were impacted significantly during Hurricane Irma. Please support our GoFundMe campaign to help schools rebuild. All proceeds will go directly to Florida school districts to assist with the recovery effort. Click here to make a donation or share the campaign.
VA Beach City Public Schools Awards Medicaid Billing Contract to Accelify through Competitive Bid Process
RFP awarded includes Cooperative Procurement Agreement, allowing for extension of contract to other Virginia school divisions Brooklyn, NY – June 30, 2016 Accelify Solutions, LLC (Accelify) is pleased to announce that Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) has awarded a contract to Accelify to provide...
Miami-Dade Public Schools Selects Accelify’s ERP Special Education Management System
Accelify is partnering with Miami-Dade Public Schools to implement its complete suite of ERP special education technology solutions for the 2016-17 school year. NEW YORK, June 7, 2016 — Accelify, LLC is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Miami-Dade Public Schools (MDCPS) to provide...
Lisa Powers, Former Special Education Director of Hampton City Schools, Joins Accelify Solutions
NEW YORK, May 19, 2016 — Accelify Solutions announced today that Lisa Powers, Ed.D., has joined the company as Lead Consultant, Accelify Consulting, the special education consulting branch of Accelify. With more than 35 years of experience holding classroom, building, and district level leadership positions...
Accelify Announces Special Autism Awareness Month Webinar on Puberty, Sexuality, and Relationships for Adolescents with ASD
NEW YORK, April 26, 2016  — Accelify Solutions (www.accelify.com) announced today upcoming webinar in celebration of Autism Awareness Month. The webinar, entitled “Puberty, Sexuality, and Relationships: The Road to Adulthood for Adolescents with ASD,” will take place on Thursday, April 28th at 3:30pm ET and will...

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