Slc Goes Techie


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Overview of SLC providing land based and virtually based therapy services. Global outreach to people with disabilities

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Slc Goes Techie

  1. 1. Expanding Independence and Empowering Families Landria M. Seals, M.A., CCC-SLP Executive Director Goes TECHIE
  2. 2. Office Based Therapy Center Virtually Based Therapy Center Telepractice SPEECH –LANGUAGE THERAPY Social Communication-Social Instruction-Telepractice ABA Home programs- land based and telepractice Consultation for school programs-land based and telepractice School Contract services-Telepractice Webinars for parent and professional development
  3. 3. What will I need? 1. Skype account 2. Webcam Skype is a free videoconferencing tool Webcams can be found at target, walmart, staple, More technology is needed on our end to connect with our clients. Our clients need only Skype to connect. We've made this as seamless as possible with easy technology.
  4. 4. This is how you will see your SLC therapist. You can enlarge your screen.
  5. 5. Can we really see each other? <ul><li>We will use our webcams to see you and you will be able to see us. </li></ul><ul><li>We have our therapy materials on our computer and will be able to show them to your child on TV </li></ul><ul><li>Landria's computer screen will act as a TV to see her and /or the therapy materials being used. </li></ul><ul><li>Through Skype, we will be able to talk and and see each other. </li></ul>
  6. 6. What if my child cannot sit at the computer? <ul><li>Techniques to support your child to sit, play, etc. will still be used. </li></ul><ul><li>The Advantage is: SLC can use our parents to support the behavior strategies that made your child successful. Parents can be our hands. </li></ul><ul><li>The Advantage is: SLC can use assistants to report to your home to support your child's therapist while they are in session. </li></ul><ul><li>Some of our clients will be recommended for increased ABA therapy by SLC therapists. Speech therapy can be added while the ABA therapist is present in the home. </li></ul>
  7. 7. How will this work? <ul><li>Log in to your Skype account at our scheduled therapy time. </li></ul><ul><li>Log into your meeting on </li></ul><ul><ul><li>We will provide you with the access code for your meeting once it is scheduled. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Landria or your child's therapist will meet them online at the appointed scheduled time. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Getting Started <ul><li>Get a Skype account. This is free. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Skype download </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Add us to your contact directory: Landriaslp or Landria Seals </li></ul><ul><li>Give us your profile name on Skype. </li></ul><ul><li>Create a space for your child to sit at the computer comfortably with the computer screen at his eye level. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Make sure this space is void of most distractions. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Set up and connect the webcam to your computer. </li></ul><ul><li>Schedule the trial session with your child’s SLP </li></ul>
  9. 9. Getting Started <ul><li>Each client is given 15-20 minute mock session for setup and trial. You or your insurance will not be billed for this. </li></ul>
  10. 10. MOVING FROM TRADITIONAL MODEL and…..MAKING IT SEAMLESS <ul><li>How do we stay connected with our clients and families? </li></ul><ul><li>Calls to clients to “check in” – every other month </li></ul><ul><li>Regional Parent Meetups-every other month </li></ul><ul><li>SLC has monthly parent webinars on various topics </li></ul><ul><li>New position: Regional Therapy Services Manager </li></ul>
  11. 11. Schedule Services <ul><li>Land Based </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Based </li></ul><ul><li>Contact April Stanley or Landria </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Call 866-SLC (752)-0899 </li></ul></ul>