What are the benefits of using Teletherapy?
With online speech therapy, students who may have otherwise gone without much need services are able to receive intervention. It allows students in remote areas to be paired with qualified Speech Language Pathologists in a convenient and effective manner. The American Speech-Language and Hearing Association supports this method of web-based speech therapy.
Is online therapy as effective as it would be in person?
Research studies have revealed that online services are as effective as face-to-face instruction in most cases. In fact, in some cases online speech therapy may be more effective than other methods. Children with anxiety or sensory issues are often more relaxed with online instruction. Most speech and language disorders are able to be effectively treated using online speech therapy.
Can assessments and Individual Education Plan (IEP) meetings be held through telepractice?
Online speech-language therapy services incorporate all of the services that would typically be provided in person. Therapists write and attend IEP meetings through telepractice. Many clinical assessments are now standardized and are designed for online administration. They are given online and used to determine the needs and progression of students.
Are your no-prep, no-print digital solutions compatible on teletherapy platforms?
The no-prep, no-print digital solutions are designed with teletherapy in mind. Depending upon the platform being utilized, the resources are compatible as either a direct download into the platform or by using the site/screen share features. If you have a specific question about a particular resource, please email me directly at email@example.com.