the official blog of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association,
presents frequently-asked questions and answers about telehealth.
To date there are no licensure or certification requirements for
providers that are specific to TI. Some states have state provisions
regarding telehealth/telepractice. In general, these states require that
providers of TI have the same credentials as providers of traditional
home-based and center-based services. They also emphasize the importance
of adhering to privacy regulations. The ASHA website provides information on licensure trends, including the following:
The March edition of Probes and Tips is now available
The March Edition of Probes and Tips is now available: Communicating Screening to Parents. This edition includes such items as:
The video-sharing site YouTube is improving its automatic captions in order to reach out to its many hearing impaired viewers. Read more.
Specific Toolkit for Families of Children with Hearing Loss: Follow this link to learn more!
You may think you already know a lot about hearing loss and treatment, but some of the facts surrounding this prevalent problem – for instance that, according to the Better Hearing Institute
(BHI), 11 percent of Americans report having hearing difficulties –
could surprise you. Here are some realities that may make you reconsider
what you think you know about your hearing. And, more children and teenagers are experiencing hearing loss. Nearly
one in five American teens now has some level of hearing loss, according
to a 2010 study by researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in