How can SLPs find and organize effective digital therapy materials and keep children engaged when delivering services online? This course addresses these topics as well as selection of technology and teletherapy platforms, compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and relationship building with children and caregivers.
Course created on February 10, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to describe factors that influence choices about teletherapy platforms.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify basic technology needs for implementing telepractice.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain methods for building relationships with students, caregivers, and e-helpers.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe types of effective therapy materials and activities for use in telepractice.
Sara Smith, MS, CCC-SLP, is a speech-language pathologist and lead product manager with E-Therapy. Sara has worked extensively in the teletherapy space providing trainings and support for a variety of therapists, including SLPs, OTs, PTs, and mental health professionals. She has presented nationally on best practices for teletherapy in the fields of speech pathology, early education, and telemental health. Sara currently works with E-Therapy to develop new materials and help therapists provide effective sessions for their students in the virtual setting.
Diana is a seasoned and nationally recognized business leader in the teletherapy market. Her company, E-Therapy, pioneered the teletherapy industry in education with its innovative practices, services, and solutions and first to market approaches to serve Pre K - 12 schools and students. Diana received the prestigious Women's Achievers Award from the Arizona Capitol Times for Women who excel in businesses advancing communities and making a difference in people's lives. Diana founded E-Therapy in 2009 after finding herself driving hundreds of miles per week. She knew there must be a better way to deliver speech therapy to students and schools.
Diana Martin is a veteran SLP with over 30 years of experience providing services to students in schools. She has spent the last 4 years working exclusively in teletherapy. She is an ACE Awardee, SIG 18 Affiliate, and ASHA Star Community contributor. Diana is also a teacher consultant for the Eastern Michigan National Writing Project and has served as the Telehealth Professional Practice Representative for the Ohio Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
0.1 ASHA CEUs
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Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services
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Speech-Language and Audiology Canada
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