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Teletherapy is grounded in peer-reviewed research and continues to be renowned as effective and efficient.

"The majority of children who received telehealth services… showed consistent improvement over time. According to teacher ratings of students at the beginning and end of each semester, speech and language skills, educational outcomes and participation in class had all improved. These positive changes were sustained in the children who received therapy services over multiple semesters."

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Impact of school-based allied health therapy via telehealth on children’s speech and language, class participation and educational outcomes

"Telepractice is an effective means of increasing access to high-quality services that meet children’s unique needs and is a viable mechanism to deliver speech–language services for multiple purposes."

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Telepractice in Speech–Language Therapy: The Use of Online Technologies for Parent Training and Coaching

"A low-intensity training program for parents, supported by a manual focusing on developmentally appropriate play and speech-language stimulation, resulted in increased verbal interaction and changes in language input to children."

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Preliminary evaluation of a low-intensity parent training program on speech-language stimulation for children with language delay

"Engagement strategies of the clinical team (e.g., flexible scheduling, motivation enhancement statements) positively impacted retention."

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Successful therapist–parent coaching: How in vivo feedback relates to parent engagement in parent–child interaction therapy

"This study added to the growing body of evidence that in vivo feedback is related to behaviour change in parents."

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Assessing the key to effective coaching in parent–child interaction therapy: The therapist-parent interaction coding system.

In addition to positive clinical outcomes, telehealth applications have yielded favorable patient feedback. With technological advancements and the ubiquitous use of computers in our daily lives, telehealth is assuming a desirable role in the delivery of healthcare, particularly for patients with an interest in technology Investigators have reported that the absence of a clinician’s physical presence does not compromise the “human element” or reduce the effectiveness of services provided via telehealth. Telehealth not only increases the capacity to provide service in a “no-service” area but reduces the potential delay of service.

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Overview of telehealth activities in speech-language pathology.

"These studies generally validate the delivery of diagnostic and therapeutic services through telepractice when compared to traditional services delivered in a face-to-face clinical setting."

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Expanding use of telepractice in speech-language pathology and audiology.

"Most of studies concluded that the telehealth procedure had advantages over the non-telehealth alternative approach (85.5%). The need for speech-language pathologists and audiologists to adapt to this new health care modality is evident."

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A systematic review of the use of telehealth in speech, language and hearing sciences

"Specifically, participants spent significantly less time in child-focused intervention and more time using specific coaching interactions with the caregiver and child as a dyad after participating in technology-supported, performance-based feedback. All participants reported that they would participate in technology-supported, professional development opportunities again in the future."

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Technology-supported performance-based feedback for early intervention home visiting.

"Parents clearly feel that relationships with professionals are important and perceive that they are in partnership with professionals."

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A qualitative study of parental experiences of participation and partnership in an early intervention service

"This study complements the extant literature showing that the flexibility of telehealth was appreciated by families."

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A Qualitative Study Exploring Parental Perceptions of Telehealth in Early Intervention

"Telehealth is an emerging delivery model demonstrating potential to deliver EI services effectively and efficiently, thereby improving access and ameliorating the impact of provider shortages in underserved areas. The use of a telehealth delivery model facilitates inter-disciplinary collaboration, coordinated care, and consultation with specialists not available within a local community."

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Overview of States’ Use of Telehealth for the Delivery of Early Intervention (IDEA Part C) Services