Speech TeleTherapy

Rural Speech TeleTherapy Program

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

“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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