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…

From 0 to 60: Telepractice Lessons Learned

From 0 to 60: Telepractice Lessons Learned

“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

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. …

Useful Speech-Language Apps for Telepractice – $25

Useful Speech-Language Apps for Telepractice – $25

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)!