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Dr. Judy Walker and MaryBeth Richards contribute observations about the UMaine Telepractice Training Program in a Telepractice Today podcast

On the Telepractice Today podcast, Kim Dutro Allen and Dr. K Todd Houston keep their listeners up to date on telepractice service delivery. In each episode, professionals involved in telepractice are interviewed to share their insights and advice. In Episode 71, Dr. Judy Walker and MaryBeth Richards are invited on the podcast to discuss their experiences […]

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Dr. Walker joined panel at the 2021 Aphasia Access Leadership Summit to discuss telepractice for people with aphasia.

The fourth Aphasia Access Leadership Summit was held virtually the 1st week of April 2021 gathering professionals in the trenches of helping people with aphasia navigate life. There was a combination of synchronous and asynchronous content Monday through Thursday, plus synchronous content on Friday and Saturday morning. There were opportunities to interact with presenters in real […]

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Dr. Walker Presented at the 61st ISHA Annual Convention

Dr. Walker gave an invited presentation at the 61st ISHA Annual Convention on February 4, 2021.  The title of the presentation was “Innovative Speech Therapy Telepractice Methods for People with Aphasia”. Presentation Handout View and print the presentation handout. References American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. (2020). Telepractice.  Available from https://www.asha.org/practice-portal/professional-issues/telepractice/ Bernstein-Ellis, E., & Elman, R. (2007).  Aphasia group […]

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Dr. Robert Hamill gives presentation to Aphasia Communication Group

The telepractice program was pleased to host Dr. Robert Hamill who gave a presentation to the aphasia communication group.  The presentation focused on risks of stroke, stroke prevention and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.   We thank Dr. Hamill for the excellent and very informative presentation.

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Former CSD students telepractice leaders during COVID-19 pandemic

Several former CSD graduate students, who completed telepractice clinical rotations at the University of Maine, have become telepractice leaders in the state of Maine during the COVID-19 pandemic.  One of those students, Sydney (Trask) Humphrey, was selected to teach team leaders across the Northern Light (EMHS) Healthcare System how to implement telehealth for rehabilitation.  In […]

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Dr. Walker to present at Brain Injury Association Conference

Dr. Walker will offer a telepractice presentation at the upcoming Brain Injury Association of America – Maine 10th Annual Conference. She will highlight the ways telepractice is improving the availability of speech-language services in our great state. View the presentation handout here.

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