Online Speech Therapy

WHAT IS TELETHERAPY?

Lifespan Therapy uses the Zoom online video conferencing platform to perform virtual speech therapy sessions. Research has shown similar clinical outcomes and benefits for speech teletherapy when compared to in-person visits. Telemedicine is a growing trend in healthcare allowing for direct patient care in the patient's environment.  It allows the therapist to provide high-quality services and be able to see more individuals than traditional home visits.  To read more about ASHA's stance on telepractice, visit:

https://www.asha.org/practice-portal/professional-issues/telepractice/

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During the Public Health Emergency (PHE), most insurances will cover teletherapy services; however, this is not guaranteed to remain.  Each insurance plan will differ on whether or not teletherapy services are covered.