Live Online Occupational Therapy | Pediatric Speech Therapy Associates
Pediatric Speech Therapy Associates now provides Teletherapy for Occupational and Speech & Language Pathology treatment for children from infancy to 18 years of age. All consultations and therapy sessions are done remotely via secure live video chat and families have access to their therapists via email and other forms of digital communication. This allows our therapists to treat patients and help families regardless of travel demands or physical constraints.
In partnership with Secure Video, Pediatric Speech Therapy Associates offers both pediatric speech-language & occupational evaluations and therapy via secure, encrypted HIPPA-compliant video chat technology to patients located anywhere in Colorado and most states throughout the Rocky Mountains & Midwest and to American expatriates in many countries outside the USA.
- Get help no matter where you live
- Easy to get connected
- No extra charges for online services
- Comfortable in your home, school or work setting
- Great solution if you cannot find a speech therapist locally
- Proven to be just as effective as face-to-face treatment
Over the last 15 years speech therapy done via video chat systems like Skype™ and Google Chat has become well accepted by the Speech-Language Pathology research and clinical communities. It is just as effective as face-to-face in-person therapy in most cases and is very cost-effective.
The problem is, it’s not legal because it’s not secure. Skype™, and Google Chat are not HIPAA compliant, meaning that they do not have a written policy that assures security and confidentiality for patients. If a Speech-Language Pathologist uses Skype™, Google Chat, Yahoo Mail, or other public email services to communicate with patients, they may be putting themselves and their patients at serious risk.
Pediatric Speech Therapy Associates’ teletherapy practice does not use Skype™, Google Chat, or any other system that is not fully compliant with HIPPA and the highest standards of Internet security, thus assuring your complete confidentiality and anonymity. We use Secure Video, a sophisticated, secure, and HIPPA-compliant software system in order to assure your complete confidentiality.
For more on HIPPA, the U.S. Government’s highest standards of health information privacy, click here.
If you live anywhere in Colorado, Rocky Mountains, Midwest or in most countries outside the USA, you can receive speech therapy or occupational therapy services from us via video chat. Most insurance plans cover these services for USA patients and fees are reasonable and payable by credit card for others.
Contact us if you would like to know more about how teletherapy can help you with your speech-language or occupational therapy challenges or to arrange an initial appointment.
The only equipment you need to participate in teletherapy with a Pediatric Speech Therapy Associates therapist is a computer with a video camera (most new laptops have them built in) and a microphone/earphone set that you can buy almost anywhere.
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