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MindPlay Receives 3rd Consecutive Endorsement from Council of Administrators of Special Education

MindPlay’s Virtual Reading Coach meets stringent requirements for re-endorsement by CASE Product Review Committee  
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TUCSON, AZ---June 27, 2017---Today MindPlay announced that the Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE) has officially endorsed the company’s Virtual Reading Coach as a product that continues to effectively meet the needs of special education students. CASE, an affiliate of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), is endorsing the product for the third consecutive time, with each endorsement good for a three-year term.

The CASE Product Committee carefully reviews and evaluates each product, ensuring it meets a range of rigorous, research-based requirements, including state and federal standards, a foundational/theoretical base, evidence of impact on learning, and demonstrable acceptability by teachers in the field, among other factors.

Research and evidenced-based, MindPlay offers a range of user statistics and testimonials attesting to their product’s dramatic impact on student outcomes. The solution addresses struggling readers with dyslexia, autism, ADHD, and cognitive disabilities, as well as other readers looking to increase fluency and strengthen literacy skills in general.

“We are honored to once again be receiving the valuable CASE endorsement,” says MindPlay Founder and CEO, Judith Bliss. “This award helps re-confirm the legitimacy of our belief that every student can learn to read with the right instruction. We are proud of our continued recognition for excellence by such a highly regarded organization.”

The CASE re-endorsement is the newest in a host of awards and recognitions MindPlay has received over the past few years, including Tech & Learning magazine’s Award of Excellence, District Administration magazine’s Reader’s Choice Top 100 Products award, ComputEDGazette’s BESSIE Award, Homeschool.com’s Summer Resources Award, and many more.

About MindPlay

More than 30 years ago, Founder Judith Bliss started the MindPlay Company to create a solution to overcome the challenges of learning to read. Her goal was to help struggling learners succeed in school and life, after overcoming her own reading disabilities. MindPlay’s mission is to develop, publish, and distribute cost-effective learning tools that support individual growth and skill development. The curriculum includes clear objectives, inviting graphics and modern technological innovations. MindPlayeducational software programsappeal to multiple learning styles, identify individual student needs and differentiate instruction.

About CASE

The Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE) is an international professional education organization affiliated with the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), whose members are dedicated to the enhancement of the worth, dignity, potential, and uniqueness of each individual in society. Those who receive special education services are individuals who possess basic rights and responsibilities, and who command respect at all times. The mission of the Council of Administrators of Special Education, Inc. is to provide leadership and support to members by shaping policies and practices which impact the quality of education. For more information, visit www.casecec.org.

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