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Introduction to Telepractice

Telepractice (AKA telemedicine, teletherapy, telehealth, telespeech, telerehabiliation, virtual speech therapy) is the delivery of health services via a telecommunications system. This service model is becoming increasingly more popular in the fields of speech-language pathology and audiology. Large factors that have driven the use of telepractice are reducing travel time for the client and/or professional and … Continue reading Introduction to Telepractice

Cultural and Linguistic Differences: 10 Things I Learned in Costa Rica

I had the pleasure of traveling to Guanacaste, Costa Rica with my husband.  In addition to enjoying the warm weather (90+ degrees everyday!) while the northeast was battling Winter Storm “Stella,” I made it my job to learn as much as I could about the cultural and linguistic differences that set Costa Ricans apart from … Continue reading Cultural and Linguistic Differences: 10 Things I Learned in Costa Rica

Bilingualism: Separating Myths from Truths

About two years ago, I wrote an article entitled To Be Bilingual: That is the Answer, Not the Question for in the NJ Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s publication VOICES. This article aimed to debunk myths about bilingualism that are spreading like wildfire around the U.S. The article was primarily seen by speech-language pathologists and audiologists in NJ, … Continue reading Bilingualism: Separating Myths from Truths