To provide the highest quality speech therapy to children and adults with communication disorders in need of services by overcoming any potential barriers through the use of technology.
To provide the highest quality training of graduate students in Communication Sciences and Disorders for the delivery of speech therapy telepractice in compliance with the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association standards, federals laws, and licensing pertaining to telemedicine.
To promote efficiency in delivery of speech therapy as a workforce multiplier where one speech-language pathologist can provide services to multiple facilities and patients, eliminating time-consuming commutes across broad geographical regions.
To promote cost effectiveness in providing speech therapy services. With this model, several facilities can pool their resources to hire one speech-language pathologist, as he/she is not bound by geographical proximity.
To promote self-sufficiency and carryover by training e-Helpers and other support systems within any facility receiving speech therapy telepractice services.
To promote the use of technology for building communication networks between individuals with communication disorders and their support systems.