MYTH: Telepractice is inferior to onsite therapy.
REALITY CHECK: Enjoy the flexibility as you work from home and grow your career at the same time.
MYTH: Telepractice is for everyone.
REALITY CHECK: While studies demonstrate the effectiveness of telepractice, it is not the preferred option for students with extremely limited attention skills or alertness. In some instances a “hybrid” option (combining onsite with telepractice therapy) may be optimal.
MYTH: Teletherapy is new, and therefore the therapy is low-quality.
REALITY CHECK: The therapists who provide telepractice speech therapy are seasoned SLPs. Global Teletherapy uses ASHA-certified speech language pathologists with a minimum of two years professional experience, who have also received professional training on teletherapy techniques.
MYTH: Students need a quiet environment with limited distraction.
REALITY CHECK: Intelligent placement of the computer provides an optimal environment. This is necessary with an on-site clinician as well.
MYTH: Telepractice is technologically complicated.
REALITY CHECK: The technology is powerful but simple. Global Teletherapy walks you through the easy setup process and provides ongoing tech support if needed.