NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, at The Urban Collaborative's Fall 2016 Meeting, Specially Designed Education Services (SDES) announced it's taking its flagship Styer-Fitzgerald Program for Functional Academics to the UnitusTI cloud. SDES is partnering with Mundo Pato, Inc. to take full advantage of its UnitusTI cloud publishing tools and curriculum server given its flexibility, scalability and tailored approach to learning. As with the Styer-Fitzgerald Program, UnitusTI was developed by professional educators and therapists and has demonstrated results in helping children with special needs, including autism, achieve more.
SDES creates a rich and easy-to-use environment for maximizing each student's potential by providing classrooms individualized assessments and a system for tracking rate of mastery. In moving the Styer-Fitzgerald individual learning programs for both elementary and secondary curriculum to the UnitusTI cloud, all of this can now be achieved in real time with the touch of a button, generating much-needed reports for easy decision making and accountability.
"In today's learning environment, we believe digital tools and teaching materials are the future for helping teachers and learners maximize their potential," said Suzanne Fitzgerald, M. Ed. and Owner of Specially Designed Education Services. "We chose Mundo Pato and the UnitusTI platform because it's a company of individuals who understand our industry, and they provide a technology platform that's tailored to our learning environment. It really is a match made in heaven - special educators combined with experts in technology."
"We're excited to partner with SDES to bring its easy-to-use lesson plans and comprehensive data tracking system to learners around the world," said Esther Thane, VP Business Development at Mundo Pato, Inc. "When we saw the Styer-Fitzgerald Program in its print form and how perfectly it aligned with UnitusTI, we knew we had to expand this Program to make it more accessible for students, therapists, and educators everywhere."
Specially Designed Education Services is focused on providing products, training, and consultation related to programming for students with moderate to severe disabilities including autism. Our mission is to share evidence-based strategies and resources aimed at student learning and success. Our collaborative work with educators, families, and administrators provides a team approach for students with complex learning challenges to reach their full potential.
Mundo Pato, Inc. is a multidisciplinary cloud publishing company dedicated to the creation of cloud solutions for the educational and treatment fields. With its publishing platform UnitusTI, tools are designed to enhance the effectiveness of treatment and education by turning data into insights and creating a seamless communication environment between learners, educators and parents.
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