What is Speech Pathology & how can online telehealth support benefit me?

Speech Pathology is more than just “SPEECH”. In general, Speech Pathologists can assist with any challenge associated with communication and swallowing.Someone may benefit from Speech Pathology intervention if they have difficulties:

The aim of plan management is to support and guide you to use your NDIS plan funding in the best possible way to achieve your goals and outcomes.

  • Being understood
  • Understanding verbal information
  • Getting their message across
  • Formulating sentences
  • Reading and writing
  • Understanding written information
  • Eating and drinking
  • Producing voice
  • Following directions
  • Thinking of words to say
  • Speaking fluently
  • Socially engaging
  • Organising thoughts
  • Remembering information

About Telehealth & Speech Therapy

Can I really do Speech therapy online? What are the benefits? Some speech therapists will provide online speech therapy services, otherwise known as ‘Telehealth’, here are some of the reasons why kids & adults alike choose to do speech therapy online:

  • Effective clinical outcomes (proven by research)
  • Convenient – from the comfort of your home 
  • Accessible – no travel time & no travel costs
  • Flexible -greater ability to choose your desired therapy time

How does Telehealth work

In order to do remote therapy, the following is required: 

  • Laptop, tablet, iPad, phone or computer
  • Internet connection 
  • Inward facing camera

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