Exploring gaps in outcomes for students with disabilities

Brief Overview The following is a synopsis on the current landscape of special education within U.S. public education. While realizing technology is the not the panacea for issues faced in special education, technology can enable more quality student-teacher interaction. Enabling Positive Outcomes for Students with Disabilities Through Technology NewSchools Venture Fund is committed in supporting […]

Special Education Ed Tech Challenge

In February 2017, NewSchools Venture Fund launched the Special Education Ed Tech Challenge – open to entrepreneurs developing engaging, technology-enabled learning experiences, instructional content, assessments, administrative tools, and other digital products that support students with disabilities in Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade. Why Special Education? The importance of special education Across the country, more than 6.4 […]


“Zyrobotics, LLC, based in Atlanta, Georgia, using personalized and adaptive technologies, develops STEM educational products to make a difference in the lives of children with special needs in the age range of 3 to 12-years old.”


“Founded by speech pathologists, iTherapy creates multi-sensory, universal technology for students with autism and special needs. “