Chromebooks and Teletherapy CAN Work Together Thanks to Verge Learning!

When I first began providing telepractice services in 2012, I was so excited to use various websites and materials that were interactive to supplement my therapy services. Students were engaged in their learning and motivated to attend Speech/Language therapy! Working with students in real time, using materials they enjoyed, felt like I had the best of both the “in-person” and “remote” therapy worlds.

Chromebooks and Teletherapy CAN Work Together Thanks to Verge Learning!

When I first began providing telepractice services in 2012, I was so excited to use various websites and materials that were interactive to supplement my therapy services. Students were engaged in their learning and motivated to attend Speech/Language therapy! Working with students in real time, using materials they enjoyed, felt like I had the best of both the “in-person” and…

Building Connections with Students and Caregivers

This telepractice blog post is in honor of Better Speech and Hearing Month (BSHM). Improved communication and building connections are the clinicians’ therapy focus, and what better way to provide life-altering treatment than to use a learning platform that offers students the ability to interact with a wide variety of materials. Especially those students using Chromebooks. What other platform characteristics…

4 Things You Should Know to Prepare for Telepractice Assessment

4 Things You Should Know to Prepare for Telepractice Assessment

Providing teletherapy requires a skill set that we were not necessarily taught in college.  Add to that the need to assess students virtually and you will find SLPs requesting more information.  What are some basic things you need to know to boost your self-confidence when it comes to telepractice assessments?  Read on to find out. First, know the technology.  Depending…

Creating Your Telepractice Office Space

Creating Your Telepractice Office Space

What are some considerations when creating your home office for Telepractice?  Besides comfort, what do you need to have in place for professionalism, confidentiality, and a stable connection?  This post will discuss considerations regarding office lighting, desk area and chair comfort, having a door to your office, as well as how to have the strongest, most reliable, Internet connection possible. …

5 “Getting Started” Tips for Telepractice

As I sit here thinking about the outbreak of COVID-19, I feel the apprehension of what lies ahead swirling around me.  For all of the SLPs out there that are being thrust into into Telepractice, I understand your uncertainty. When I first considered Telepractice because of some health challenges I faced 8 years ago, I was skeptical. I had been…

Considerations When Looking for A Telepractice Consultant

Considerations When Looking for A Telepractice Consultant

If you are considering telepractice, you probably have a million questions swirling through your mind.  Are you wondering where to begin?  What types of telepractice platforms are out there?  Which one is best?  Where do clinicians find materials? How do you set up your office?  Have you considered reaching out to someone who offers telepractice consulting services to help people,…