40+ Academic Studies x 20 Years of Research

Affirm that live online speech therapy is effective and an appropriate therapeutic choice

Research Summary

What You Need To Know

  • Over half a million live online speech therapy sessions in schools to date
  • Endorsed by the Mayo Clinic in 1997
  • Supported by ASHA since 2005

Endorsed by the Mayo Clinic in 1997

In 1997, the Mayo Clinic concluded that “Telemedicine evaluations can be reliable, beneficial, and acceptable to patients with a variety of acquired speech and language disorders, both in rural settings and within large multidisciplinary medical settings.”

Telemedicine and the diagnosis of speech and language disorders  J R Duffy, G W Werven and A E Aronson.
Mayo Clin Proc. December 1997 72(12):1116-1122

Supported by ASHA since 2005*

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 135,000 members and affiliates who are audiologists and speech-language pathologists. Based on the strong body of peer-reviewed research supporting telepractice as an effective method of delivering speech therapy service, ASHA recognizes telepractice as a valid means of service delivery.

ASHA Position Statement on Telepractice (official video released by ASHA)

*ASHA does not endorse any particular company’s telepractice application or approach