Current research, along with first-hand experience, affirms that tele-intervention is an effective service model appropriate for a wide range of clients, including children with hearing impairments.
Our goal is to increase availability of audiology, speech-language pathology and auditory based teaching services to hearing impaired children and specialists in accordance with all state and federal regulations.
• Extends our reach
• Increases productivity
• Reduces cost
• Reduces travel
• Maximizes resources
• Saves time
• Improved communication and collaboration between professionals
• Efficient way to access specialists and interpreters
• Innovative training, observation, and consultation method
At The Center for Hearing and Speech, tele-intervention can be implemented in one of the following ways:
• Speech Teletherapy
Schools receiving Teletherapy benefits need to have:
• Students with hearing impairments who are fit with appropriate hearing prostheses and are learning to listen and speak.
• Quiet room with a telephone
• T-1 or faster internet connection
• Static IP address
• TV monitor, TV Cart, Tandberg edge 95MXP Base Model with Tandberg Precision HD Camera and table microphone or equivalent (ex. Polycom, Codec, etc.), table microphone
• A paraprofessional responsible for:
• Student’s attendance, equipment and behavior
• Preparation – obtaining materials, and connecting with the therapist
Families/clients receiving services in their home need to have:
• High chair or chair and a table (depending on the age)
• Quiet room with a computer, high definition web cam, and video-conferencing software such as Yahoo Messenger or Skype.
• Materials sent by the therapist or materials suggested by the therapist
Please contact us to obtain more information about starting tele-intervention with CHS!