From product innovations and awards to company growth and leadership recognition, explore our press releases for the latest and greatest n2y news and media.
June 3, 2020
Huron, Ohio—Business Wire n2y, a leader in producing special education materials, today announced new COVID‑19 resources for educators to use to help alleviate the stress and anxiety students may be experiencing during school closures and the transition to summer. These Positivity® resources include a social narrative that explores the practice of wearing a face mask and decision trees that help students communicate and respond to their physical and emotional states, such as feeling ill or sad.
May 21, 2020
Huron, Ohio—Business Wiren2y, an innovator in the fields of special education and virtual learning, had the honor of receiving the 2020 CODiE Awards in the Best Solution for Exceptional Students category for its Total Solution, and Best Data Solution category for Positivity®. n2y was also proud to be named a finalist in an additional four categories, which included Best Virtual Learning Solution, Best Learning Capacity-Building Solution, Best Cloud-Based Solution and Best ESL, ELL or World Language Acquisition Solution.
June 18, 2019
Huron, Ohio—Business Wire Ohio-based education technology company, n2y, was a standout at this year’s EdTech Breakthrough Awards. Competing with more than 1,500 nominations in over 70 categories, n2y received the 2019 EdTech Breakthrough Adaptive Learning Solution of the Year award for its innovative learning solution, Unique Learning System®.
June 14, 2019
Huron, Ohio—Business Wire n2y, a leader in the field of special education, had the honor of accepting the 2019 SIIA CODiE Award for Best Game-Based Curriculum for its learning solution, L3 Skills®. In addition to the excitement of winning an award, n2y was recognized as a finalist in two other categories. Unique Learning System® was named a finalist for Best Data Solution and Best Learning Capacity Solution, and Positivity®, the new social-emotional learning program, was named a finalist for Best Learning Capacity Solution.
May 3, 2019
Huron, Ohio—Business Wire n2y, a leader in the field of special education, announced that Unique Learning System®, L3 Skills™ and Positivity® were named 2019 SIIA CODiE Awards finalists in the Best Data Solution, Best Game-Based Curriculum Solution and Best Learning Capacity-Building Solution categories. Finalists represent applications, products and services from developers of educational software, digital content, online learning services and related technologies across the PreK–20 sector.
April 24, 2019
Huron, OH—Business WireSpecial education pioneer n2y received the Best Technology Solution award during OHTec’s annual Best of Tech Awards for its new program, Positivity®️, the first integrated, proactive online classroom and behavior management solution.
March 25, 2019
Huron, Ohio—Business Wire n2y, a pioneer in the special education field, was awarded the 2019 Leadership Summit Award for exceptional portfolio companies from the global private equity firm, The Riverside Company. The Leadership Summit Award is granted to companies that show significant success in business and set an example and the standard for how success can be achieved. This award also gifted n2y a donation to the charity of its choice. n2y chose The Special Olympics.
September 18, 2018
Huron, Ohio—Business Wire n2y partnered with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and their Weather-Ready Nation program to create symbol-supported weather safety materials made specifically for individuals with disabilities, making it the first of its kind.
April 23, 2018
Huron, Ohio—Business Wire Ohio-based edtech company, n2y, won two categories at the OHTec 12th annual Best of Tech Awards. n2y, a pioneer in effective special education, was named the Best Use of Tech for Social Good and the Best Tech Team. These awards add to a stream of industry recognition that n2y has received over the past quarter, including EdTech Digest and a BESSIE that showcase the most effective and innovative technology offerings.
April 20, 2018
Huron, Ohio—Business WireIn recognition of National Autism Awareness Month, n2y, a pioneer in the field of special education, is announcing a new partnership with the American Autism Association, a leading organization supporting the autism community. Drawing on its expertise in educating students with special needs, n2y is also featuring a number of free resources from other partners—National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, National Autism Association, KidSmatz and Saltillo—all designed to increase safety for children with autism.
April 16, 2018
Huron, Ohio Adding to its growing team of executive talent, n2y® today announced that former Pearson VP of Sales, Ryan Fast, has joined its executive team as Vice President Sales. Mr. Fast brings a wealth of career experience to n2y, ensuring that its global sales operation will continue to exceed expectations.
April 12, 2018
Huron, Ohio—Business Wire n2y, a leader in producing special education materials, today announced that its acclaimed curriculum solution, Unique Learning System® (ULS), recently won two Best Educational Software Awards (BESSIE) in two categories: Teacher Tools and Multi-Level Solution. The BESSIE Awards follow EdTech Digest naming ULS the Best Special Needs Solution and receiving an SIIA CODiE in the same category.
April 10, 2018
Huron, Ohio—Business Wire n2y, a leader in producing special education materials, today announced that its acclaimed curriculum solution, Unique Learning System®, was recently named the Best Special Needs Solution by EdTech Digest. Adding to its acclaim, Unique Learning System was also honored as a finalist in the Best Lesson Planning Solution category. Now in its 8th year, EdTech Digest’s US-based program is the largest and most competitive recognition program in all of education technology, recognizing the biggest names in edtech—and those that soon will be.
March 12, 2018
Huron, Ohio—BUSINESS WIRE Continuing its commitment to provide all students with access to a rewarding education, n2y today announced the launch of L3 Skills—online games and activities that support lifelong learning for special learners with age-respectful and highly engaging content, in a safe and ad-free environment. Teachers and administrators know the potency of online independent skill practice as a way to capture student interest and engagement. Students with special needs have lacked the opportunity to learn this way, with activities developed specifically to support their unique needs and abilities. L3 Skills breaks new ground by putting lifelong learning to build confidence within reach of individuals of all ages.
September 8, 2017
Huron, Ohio—BUSINESS WIRE Storms and natural disasters are traumatic events. People who experience them often see, hear, feel and do things that they have never done before and can never forget. Both children and adults who have intellectual disabilities have additional challenges understanding events that seem to defy explanation in so many ways.
June 26, 2017
Huron, Ohio—BUSINESS WIREn2y, a leading producer of special education software, is rolling out a new online professional development program with certification and a learning management system that encompasses introductory training, advanced courses and lifelong learning.
April 28, 2017
Huron, Ohio—Business Wire
n2y®, a leading developer of online special education materials, was a finalist in the categories of “Tech Company of the Year” and “Tech Team of the Year” at the 11th Annual OHTec Best of Tech Awards, held April 27, 2017. The Tech Team of the Year nomination was for the development and release of n2y’s SymbolStix PRIME® product.
April 5, 2017
Huron, Ohio—BUSINESS WIRE n2y, a leading developer of online special education materials, is expanding the capacity of its headquarters in Huron, Ohio, and adding senior executives and staff in anticipation of continued growth.
April 1, 2017
Huron, Ohio—Sandusky RegisterA worldwide renowned festival recently recognized a local company for its innovative strategies in helping students with special needs learn through various technological platforms.
March 2, 2017
Huron, Ohio—BUSINESS WIREn2y, a leading developer of special needs education materials, has been selected to participate in the SXSWedu 2017 Playground Display in Austin, Texas.
January 21, 2016
Huron, Ohio—PRWEBn2y, a leading producer of online special education materials, has re-defined the conversation about symbols for language and learning. SymbolStix PRIME™ introduces innovative features including the ability to modify skin tones of SymbolStix and read with highlighting while speaking activities. With more than 30,000 searchable symbols to find and use, subscribers create personalized communication and learning materials faster than ever.
November 20, 2015
Sandusky, Ohio—Sandusky RegisterChristin Wostmann, of Huron, has been promoted to president of n2y, a Huron-based educational publishing company serving the special education community.
May 8, 2015
San Francisco, California—PRWEB n2y, a leading producer of online special education materials, announced today that Unique Learning System® curriculum won an SIIA CODiE Award for Best Solution for Special Needs Students.
August 6, 2014
Amsterdam, the Netherlands—AssistiveWareToday, AssistiveWare and n2y announced the release of version 2.0 of the News-2-You® app for iPad®—a popular symbol-supported weekly newspaper. The News-2-You newspaper is designed for teaching and expanding literacy skills, from basic awareness of symbols and print to reading fluently with comprehension. To support children of all ages and skill levels, the major update now includes four reading levels with each weekly edition.
June 6, 2013
Amsterdam, the Netherlands—AssistiveWareToday, AssistiveWare and n2y released their News-2-You app, a special education online weekly newspaper, to iPad. Every week, students can connect with the world through symbol-supported news articles, puzzles, games and recipes.
February 28, 2013
Huron, Ohio—PRWEBn2y, based in Huron Ohio and WonderGrove based in Los Angeles California, collaborate to create the first and only animated episodes with SymbolStix symbol supports in each frame. This unique collaboration was created specifically for students with learning challenges. The animated episodes feature messages of health, nutrition, fitness, safety, citizenship and functional life skills.
July 10, 2012
Huron, Ohio—PRWEB n2y, Inc. is excited to welcome Allison Vice as their new Director of Product Integration. Alli has spent the last fourteen years working in Louisiana schools as an Assistive Technology Coordinator and Speech-Language Pathologist. She is passionate about the students and teachers and works diligently to promote the successful integration of augmentative communication and other assistive technology strategies into daily classroom activities. Allison serves as a consultant and presenter in the area of augmentative communication.
June 24, 2010
Huron, Ohio—PRWEB n2y, Inc., the publishers of online special education curriculum and materials, would like to congratulate Jacquie Clark, founder and CEO, for winning the 2010 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award for Northeast Ohio in the health and education category. Jacquelyn was one of 29 finalists in attendance at the gala event held on June 23rd at Playhouse Square in downtown Cleveland, Ohio.