“When COVID-19 hit, telepractice was thrust into the spotlight. Yet few school districts had developed procedures to implement this type of service delivery on a wide scale. Confusion and frustration were commonplace as districts scrambled to sort out a process.” Read the whole article here: https://leader.pubs.asha.org/do/10.1044/2020-0803-telepractice-tips/full/#.XzMpdWQJdWU.email
Telepractice provides another way for SLPs to incorporate assistants and work at the top of the license—as well as to ease crowded schedules and reach more people who need speech-language treatment. Most people who need SLP services are candidates for telepractice, says Tracy Sippl, owner and CEO of S&L Teletherapy Consulting. Sippl has been a practicing SLP for more than 30 years and has provided services via telepractice since 2012. She’s now also a consultant for schools that want to incorporate telepractice services.
School telepractice experts shared their experience using different models and providers in a recent ASHA online chat. The Leader listened in. https://leader.pubs.asha.org/doi/full/10.1044/leader.OV.22072017.np
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Coaching Parents to Foster Their Child’s Expressive Language Skills written by Tracy Sippl November 5, 2013 I provided the boy’s parents with information about expressive language development and explained that their expectations appeared to be beyond this child’s current capabilities… https://blog.asha.org/2013/11/05/coaching-parents-to-foster-their-childs-expressive-language-skills/
How To Become a Telepractitioner—Without Going Private written by Tracy Sippl October 8, 2013 Could I find a job opportunity that would allow me to bring together my interests in working from home and using technology to provide speech-language services? The answer seemed to be “telepractice”… https://blog.asha.org/2013/10/08/how-to-become-a-telepractitioner-without-going-private/
Not surprisingly, providing telepractice services to preschoolers can be tough. How do you captivate a child who can’t sit still? Here’s what one SLP learned is crucial to effective Web-based early intervention. Tracy Sippl, MS, CCC-SLP; Angela Hein Ciccia, PhD, CCC-SLP The ASHA Leader, February 2014, Vol.19, 42-48. doi:10.1044/leader.FTR1.19022014.42 https://leader.pubs.asha.org/article.aspx?articleid=1830615
Learn some tips for adapting your telepractice to tap a variety of learning modalities. Tracy Sippl, MS, CCC-SLP The ASHA Leader, June 2018, Vol. 23, 34-35. doi:10.1044/leader.MIW.23062018.34 https://leader.pubs.asha.org/article.aspx?articleid=2683709