Speech TeleTherapy

Rural Speech TeleTherapy Program

[Visit the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association's (ASHA)
Website to view a video on Telespeech Services.]

 

Telepractice
Telepractice allows speech language pathologists to deliver professional services to clients in via video phone or video conferencing software.

“This speech therapy program has, for years, made my job easier by offering quality services with a stable provider thus creating a consistent service to the student population.” – Richard Quaid, past superintendent, Stringtown Public Schools, Stringtown, Okla.

  • The INTEGRIS speech teletherapy program is an innovative option for schools to receive evidence-based speech therapy for their students with articulation, language and communication disorders.
  • Since 1999, INTEGRIS speech-language pathologists have partnered with schools from all corners of the state to provide over 60,000 individualized teletherapy treatment sessions.
  • The virtual sessions are simple: document and video cameras allow the INTEGRIS speech teletherapists to provide personalized instruction to students at their own school sites. Students learn elocution from zoomed-in cameras and participate in games and therapy exercises geared specifically to their needs.

Since 1999, INTEGRIS TeleSpeech providing services to rural and remote schools.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association states TeleSpeech is a form of telepractice that uses “telecommunication technology to deliver professional services at a distance. Telepractice may be used to covercome barriers of access to services caused by distance, unavailability of specialists and/or sub-specialists, and impaired mobility.”

Studies have show equivalent efficacy results with face-to-face therapy.

Why Speech Teletherapy?
  • Cost efficient
  • Drastically reduces travel expenses
  • Easy to use technology that allows real-time, two-way interactive communications (live video and voice connections)
  • Group and individual speech therapy
  • Nationally certified and state licensed therapists
  • IEP team conferences
  • Teacher/Parent Consultation
  • On-site visits with students/teachers/parents

INTEGRIS Jim Thorpe Rehabilitation program offers an innovative and cost-effective approach for speech therapy in rural public schools. Utilizing real-time interactive videoconferencing, INTEGRIS Jim Thorpe speech-language pathologists provide comprehensive speech therapy services to students throughout the state of Oklahoma. These services are recognized by the Oklahoma Department of Education as an alternative to on-site therapy services for public schools and the American Speech and Hearing Association.

Telehealth Features

  • Affordable Pricing
  • Flexible contractual agreements
  • Speech-language pathologists experienced in school based therapies
  • Individualized therapy programs
  • Flexible scheduling to meet students’ and teachers’ needs
  • INTEGRIS IT support
  • Secure network connections
  • Participation in state-of-the-art research
  • Easy to use real-time, two-way interactive technology

Program Services

  • Speech and language screenings
  • Group and individual speech therapy
  • Standardized testing to document qualification for therapy
  • IEP (Individual Education Plan) documentation
  • Participation in IEP meetings via teleconferencing
  • Parent and teacher conferences
  • Periodic on-site visits with students, teachers and parents by speech teletherapy speech language pathologist
  • Compliance with public school speech therapy services

For more information please contact Mickie Post at 405-945-4870.



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