TELEPRACTICE TRAINING: October 9 & 10, 2014 is full BUT we will repeat the training November 6 & 7!! Click here for agenda and information to sign up! |
We welcome Moira Shaw, CF, SLP to our staff!!!
Waldo County General Hospital's speech department is the only speech therapy program in the US to be accredited to provide speech telepractice training by the American Telemedicine Association (ATA).
Speech therapy at Waldo County General Hospital is family-centered with proven results. Our therapists are skilled in working with parents, daycare providers and teachers to create activities in a child's daily environment to develop speech, language and school readiness skills. The evidence is clear that good speech skills developed in the preschool years reduces reading problems in school.
Our therapy activities build literacy skills
in children from birth to age five. We individualize our instruction and provide digital video recordings to provide parent support. We use research-based treatment approaches. This assures high value to parents and children.
If you are concerned about your child's speech development, you may also be worried about whether your child will:
All of these are serious concerns for parents of the preschool child with a delay in speech development.
- Be ready for school?
- Have trouble making friends?
- Have difficulty learning to read?
- Be made fun of?
- Develop behavior problems?
If you have concerns about your child's speech development you should act. Quality speech therapy can help your child avoid lifelong difficulties resulting from early speech and language delays.
Take a few moments to evaluate your child's speech development. Find out more about different tips to enhance your child's early reading-readiness. Find out how you can assess your child's early speech and reading development.
Learn how infants and toddlers can benefit from early identification and help with speech therapy even if they are not talking yet!
Making High Tech Connections
Find out how you can use the exciting technology of your computer, a web cam and video conferencing to connect with us.
Bring high quality online speech therapy into your home for your child.
Your child should never be on a waiting list for therapy!
To learn more about telepractice, click here or contact the Speech Therapy department at 207-338-9349 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Send us Audio or Video files and we will evaluate them. CLICK HERE
for more information.