Delaware Speech-Language-Hearing Association

February 24, 2016  | Meeting: 6:00—8:00 PM

“A Telepractice Approach to Speech-Language Therapy”

(Simultaneously presented in New Castle County, Kent County, and Sussex County)

2 CEs—Delaware Division of Professional Regulation—SLP/AUD License

Presenters:

Michael Towey, M.A., CCC-SLP is an ASHA Fellow.  He directs the National Center for Telepractice Training, the only telepractice training program in the United States accredited by the American Telemedicine Association.  Mike directs Speech Language Pathology Department and the Voice and Swallowing Center of Maine,makes national and international presentations, and has written journal articles about telepractice.  He is also an active telemedicine practitioner, providing treatment in voice and swallowing disorders to adults and children.

Nathan Curtis, M.A., CCC-SLP, is Coordinator of SLP Clinical Services at Waldo County General Hospital (WCGH). He has thirty-seven years of experience working with preschool and school-aged children using a family-systems approach. Nathan coordinates and provides speech telepractice services using a team approach. He has a strong interest in peer coaching, coaching in real time during teletherapy, and building partnerships with families and teachers. Nathan is a lead instructor and mentor in the ATA accredited speech telepractice training program at WCGH.

Learner Objectives:

  1. Identify three resources for ready to use materials in telepractice
  2. Recognize three critical HIPAA security features for developing policies and procedures for speech-language therapy telepractice.
  3. Describe two benefits and applications for authentic material

This event was held at the following locations:

NEW CASTLE COUNTY 

University of Delaware
STAR Campus
540 South College Avenue
Newark, DE19711

KENT COUNTY  

Bayhealth—Kent General—Outpatient Rehab
(Across the street from main hospital)
560 South Governors Avenue
Dover, DE19901                            

SUSSEX COUNTY

Beebe Healthcare, Main Campus
424 Savannah Road
Lewes, DE 19958