Where does one begin to try to resolve issues such as the computer screen freezing or loss of audio? This post provides suggestions to potentially overcome technology hurdles.
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…
“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
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. …
Since the SLP world has had to switch to telepractice this past month, I’ve been getting tons of questions about how to get started. That’s why I wanted to get you the answers you need from a seasoned teletherapist. View The Full Interview Here
Working with students while they are home involves incorporating the caregiver as the tele-faciliator. This can be a challenge because not only are you working with a student that may be new to telepractice, but the caregiver may have limited to no experience with this service delivery model. I have found it to be extremely helpful to schedule a meeting…
Have you wondered what applications (or Apps) are useful to treat various Speech/Language disorders during teletherapy? Do you have some Apps on your iPad that you would like to share with your clients as part of their treatment but you aren’t sure how to use them on your PC? What if I told you there are free Apps available through Google Chrome that can link directly to your Google webpage? Well, hold onto your headset because this 1-hour presentation will discuss how to mirror your iPad, sharing it with your client via your teletherapy platform, as well as how to locate and save useful Google Chrome Apps right on your Chrome web page for quick and easy access during teletherapy using a PC (use with Mac computers is not included in this presentation)!
Considering teletherapy but wondering where to begin? You have heard and/or read about it, but where should you go to find the information you need to get started? This course discussed the necessary equipment needed to provide professional teletherapy services from home, and summarized the precautions necessary to meet HIPAA standards while providing teletherapy services. It also described how to locate teletherapy licensure required by each state, and formulate questions to ask a teletherapy company when applying for an employment opportunity.
This course will provide information about gathering online and hard-copy resources to create thematic units to use with your teletherapy clients.
This course will provide an overview of the necessary elements to provide telepractice services using best practices. From office space recommendations, computer requirements, Internet speed to client candidacy, parent expectations, and the ethical considerations for each, the information provided should help you to put your best foot forward.