The Crisis of Mental Health In wake of the recent shooting tragedies in El Paso and Dayton, the issue crisis of mental health has once again come to light. It’s just another horrific reminder that we are not properly taking care of our young people in this country. With all the mass shootings, violence, addiction, trauma, mental sickness (including social and emotional disturbances), and teen suicides happening, we’ve got to do more than just talk about guns. We also have to
Our Stories Are Important Every July, education leaders from all over the country convene in Washington DC to attend the Special Education Legislative Summit sponsored by the CEC and CASE. During this conference, these leaders address some of the most critical issues in Special Education and form state delegations to march on Capitol Hill to meet with congressional leaders to advocate for better solutions and change. For the second year in a row, eLuma is both sponsoring and participating in
2020 ASHA Certification Standards Changes What SLPs Need to Know about the Upcoming Changes to the ASHA Certification Standards. Here at eLuma, we fully support the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). The organization is dedicated to moving the practices of Speech-Lanugage Pathology and Audiology forward. The new ASHA Certification Standards for Speech-Language Pathology seek to better prepare SLPs for successful practice in the field. The new standards increase the requirements for supervision, coursework, and continuing education. The changes will go into
eLuma Pilot — Online SPED Teachers Lehi, UT, June 3, 2019 — (PR.com) — eLuma is pleased to announce that it will be expanding its current offering of services by piloting an online Special Education teaching program for the 2019-2020 school year. The eLuma pilot represents the company’s first efforts to address the widespread and pervasive shortage of special education teachers. According to some estimates, the national shortage of special education teachers now exceeds 50,000 teachers. When this number is
eLuma to Attend the LRP Conference A week from today, the eLuma team will converge with nearly 3,000 other special educators to attend its first LRP National Institute Conference on Legal Issues of Educating Individuals with Disabilities in Orlando, Florida. For 40 years, the LRP organization has been helping special educators by providing the highest-quality professional development possible so that educators have the tools and resources needed to make an impact in the lives of students, special education programs and communities.