Online speech therapy is very similar to traditional speech therapy. The clinician still works face-to-face in real time, using established, evidence-based therapeutic practices, via live video conferencing. Studies have shown, and major organizations including the American Speech Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), the Mayo Clinic and the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) have confirmed, the effectiveness of online speech therapy. The technology is secure (following HIPAA standards), simple, affordable, and very easy to set up and use. All that’s required is a computer with an Internet connection, a webcam, and an audio headset.