Earn 1 Hour of Continued Education

Speech Teletherapy in the Schools 101

This course explains how you can provide speech therapy via teletherapy in the schools. It talks about direct and indirect services, scheduling sessions, and implementing engaging speech therapy sessions virtually. After this course you will have foundational knowledge to get started providing teletherapy in the schools. Earn 1 clock hour of continuing education credit (Introductory Level, Professional Area).
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This program has been approved for 1 clock hour of continuing education credit by the Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association (TSHA). TSHA approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures. TSHA continuing education (CE) hours can be used toward renewal of your Texas SLP license (and most other states too) and for professional development hour(s) for the maintenance of your ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC). Simply save your certificate of completion, these CE courses are not ASHA CEUs and will not be sent to the optional ASHA CEU registry. CLICK HERE to learn more about ASHA CUEs vs PDHs.

  Learner Objectives:

As a result of this presentation the participant will be able to:

1.Define direct and indirect virtual speech therapy.

2. Explain how to schedule speech therapy sessions virtually.

3. Give 3 examples of how to engage children in teletherapy.


5 min: Introduction, bio, disclosures, learner objectives
15 min: Day in the life of a school tele therapist SLP
10 min: how to schedule virtual speech sessions
15 min: tips on how to give speech therapy virtually
10 min: engaging speech therapy ideas
5 min: Summary, closing points


The contents of this episode are not meant to replace clinical advice. Pep Talk Podcast, its host, and guests do not represent or endorse specific products or procedures mentioned during episodes unless otherwise stated. TSHA approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.


Michelle Andrews M.S., CCC-SLP

Founder and Managing Director of Pep Talk LLC
Michelle has been a speech-language pathologist since 2014. She has worked in the schools, private clinics, and home health. She started creating speech therapy materials for SLPs years ago and founded Pep Talk LLC. She discovered her passion for education and developed this continuing education podcast for SLPs everywhere. She desires to help SLPs feel confident and to produce the best treatment by increasing knowledge and skills.

Erica Cappellini M.S., CCC-SLP

Guest Speaker
Erica is an SLP with over 20 years of experience in all aspects of the field, from birthto three to end of life, from homes to schools to skilled nursing facility. However, she has foundher niche in the world of teletherapy. She has worked as a virtual SLP for several differentcompanies, including with students at home, in virtual schools, and in brick-and-mortar schools.At her current role at PDS, that is, Pediatric Developmental Services, she is transitioning into anew role as Coordinator of Virtual Services. She is the point person for PDS teletherapists andwill help with onboarding, training, problem-solving, and building community.


Michelle Andrews’ financial disclosers: She has a Teachers pay Teachers, Boom Learning, and Teach with Medley store under Pep Talk LLC. She is also the founder and manager of the Pep Talk Podcast. 
Michelle Andrews’ non-financial disclosures: Speech Arcade is an in-kind sponsor for this podcast.
Erica's financial disclosures: She works for a teletherapy company PDS.
Erica's non-financial disclosures: No non-financial disclosures.

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I will definitely be using this information starting tomorrow in therapy sessions. There is more to learn, but it definitely opened my eyes to why certain kids I have or have had were not progressing like their other peers.
— Hailey P.
I love this podcast! What a fun way to earn continuing education. I have learned new skills that I will be using going forward.
— Emily W.
I have been listening to this podcast on my way to work and so far I have earned 3 CEU hours! I will be back for more!
— Hannah E.
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