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Speech Teletherapy

What is Speech Teletherapy?


Speech teletherapy is an alternative delivery method that employs the use of telecommunication technology. Speech therapy services are delivered via a virtual platform in real-time. The American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) defines telepractice (the act of providing Telehealth services) as “the application of telecommunications technology to deliver professional services at a distance by linking clinician to client, or clinician to clinician, for assessment, intervention, and/or consultation.” This mode of service delivery, when implemented correctly, is noted to have equal outcomes to face-to-face interventions. The standard of care is the same whether the patient is seen in person, through telehealth, (telepractice), or by other methods of electronically enabled health care.


What do I need for Speech Teletherapy?


You need an iPhone or computer (with microphone and camera) and a strong internet connection.


How Do I Schedule Speech Teletherapy with Tidewater Speech Therapy, LLC?


If you are interested in this delivery model, please contact us. We can let you know if your child would be a candidate for speech teletherapy. We would love to schedule and conduct speech therapy sessions virtually in real-time within the comfort and convenience of your home.


Can you answer questions I have about my child’s speech and language development?


Please reach out to us if you have any questions or concerns regarding your child’s speech and language development. We enjoy providing free consultations to help you best meet the needs of your child.

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