Telepractice
Pros
Cons
. More freedom setting up
your schedule
. Less building politics
. Can work through a
company or private practice
. Company gives you tools,
training, support
. Requires quiet work area
and good internet access
. Need to troubleshoot your
own tech problems
. Often requires daily notes on
sessions
. Benefits vary widely
Online
Assessments
Article about the
neurological difference
between processing
words on a screen and on a
printed page - impacts
validity of using the usual
tests online!
Questions to Ask
a Recruiter
Comparison Chart of
Teletherapy Companies
(2017)
Websites/Blogs
Telepractice Community
Newsletter
Want to know if a company is
HIPPA compliant/secure?
Check here!

BusyTeacher
What you need to know
before you sign up to
teach online

Theraplatform.com/blog
Whether you work for a
company or have your own
telepractice.

How Much Are You Worth
2016 salary survey and
resources on benefits
SIG 18:
Telepractice
ASHA Resources
Facebook Groups
4 Ways to Launch
Your Telepractice
Tips from TelePlatform
Feb 2019
Tips from the FBI
Prevent your online
sessions from
being hijacked.
Getting Started
. Communication
Matrix:
Free online assessment for
early communication skills.
Good for AAC
evals, or miminally/
non-verbal kids.
Materials/Tips
Wheel of Names
Customize a wheel to
spin foryour classes online
Virtual Manipulatives &
Games (general)
for computers, tablets, &
mobile devices. All FREE.
25 Ways to Keep Ss
Engaged
during teletherapy
sessions
Using a 2nd Monitor
Quick video comparing
Sidecar and Duet Display. I
personally use the latter,
and it's free.
Tips & Resources
for teaching online,
from Google
ZOOM
News/Info
200 Virtual Backgrounds
Compressed file from
thespeechexpress.com
Using Short Videos
Many ideas and suggested
videos from
TheraPlatform.com
Free SEL materials
Materials/activities
to use online for social-
emotional learning
Digital Signature
Quick video instructions for
using HelloSign to get
HIPPA compliant signatures
on your docs.
Using iPhone/iPad as
a document camera
Quick video shows you
what free app and
computer softeware to
download. Automatically
detects your device. Easy
peasy lemon squeezy. Just
select "doc cam" in Zoom's
advanced screen sharing
options.
Where to Begin
Hints for beginners from
one of the top pros,
Andrea
Szwabowski
20 Best Tools For
Telepractice
Free brochure (2020)
Setting Up Your Office
- Theraplatform.com/blog
Free CEU
From Linguagraphica,
doing AAC device trials
via teletherapy
Hot & Cold*
If you cannot turn over
screen control to your
students, they will need
to indicate their responses
to you. Make
it fun by teaching them
how to play the "Hot &
Cold" game. No kidding,
most kids don't know
how to play this game
we grew up with!
Visual Timers
Fun theme-based timers.
Characters race as timer
counts down. Free.
Specifically for SLPs
Free online games created
by an SLP.
Virtual Classrooms
Using Bitmoji iteractive
Google Classrooms
It's All About The
Platform
Comparison of various
teletherapy platforms
available and what to
look for. Aug 2020
Virtual Backgrounds
Free from PBS
Below you will find my apps available in the TinyTap marketplace. TinyTap is now free for any
teacher or therapist working in the schools. Use link on
home page to sign up.
Spuddy Buddy
All-purpose digital puzzles for reinforcement of
responses, like Mr. Potato Head. Use for individual  
therapy or small groups/teams.






Community             Fun Characters            At the Zoo   
Helpers                                                                          
Do Tell!
Interactive game board for
literacy skills, vocabulary, and
verbal description. Perfect to
use for virtual sessions.  
Ages 5-8
Hot & Cold
If your students cannot share
controls for an interactive game,
try the old Hot/Cold technique of
guessing the answer. Here is a
fun way to teach that concept.
Halloween Activities
Books, games, green
screens, lang activities,
and more. From
SpiffySpeech.com
EBP for Online Tchg
From Edutopia
(Oct 2020)
Wibbitz.com
Free video backgrounds.
Monster Mayhem
Interactive game boards,
perfect for online teaching.
No dice or spinners needed.
You use your own list of
stimulus items for each  
student. All ages. #Halloween
Going Buggy!
Interactive game boards,
perfect for online teaching.
No dice or spinners needed.
You use your own list of
stimulus items for each
student. All ages. #summer
Awesome Autumn
Interactive game boards,
perfect for online teaching. No
dice or spinners needed. You
use your own list of stimulus
items for each student.
All ages. #autumn, #fall
Under The Sea
Interactive game boards,
perfect for online teaching.
No dice or spinners needed.
You use your own list of
stimulus items for each
student. All ages.
Space Race
Interactive game boards,
perfect for online teaching.
No dice or spinners needed.
You use your own list of
stimulus items for each
student. All ages.
Save The Plane!
Interactive game boards,
perfect for online teaching.
No dice or spinners needed.
You use your own list of
stimulus items for each  
student. All ages. #superhero
How to Use Free
Ebooks for TX
Great suggestions
fromTheSLTScrapbook.com
(See also the Reading
Resources page for more free
ebooks)
Bedtime For Bear
Interactive game boards,
perfect for online teaching.
No dice or spinners needed.
You use your own list of
stimulus items for each
student. All ages. #winter
Reindeer Race
Interactive game boards,
perfect for online teaching.
No dice or spinners needed.
You use your own list of
stimulus items for each  
student. All ages. #winter
Seasonal Tic-Tac-Toe
A collection of 12 digital boards
with seasonal themes. Use for
reinforcement of responses,
for naming or requesting items,
colors, and shapes, or just for
fun.
Google Resource Hub
Lots of resources/info for
teaching at a distance.
Free Winter Activities
From SpiffySpeech.com
TouchCast Studio
Turn your iOS device into a
production studio for
free.
Create a teleprompter, record
your lesson at the same time.
Has green screen feature.
Social Story for
Distance Learning
free download from
AutismLittleLearners.com
Available in 4 languages
Social Story for Hybrid
Learning
free download from
AustismLittleLearners.com