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UMaine Telepractice team presents at 2018 ASHA Convention

The UMaine Speech Therapy Telepractice team will present two aspects of the telepractice program at the 2018 ASHA Convention in Boston: Cultural Connections in a Virtual World: Graduate Students Provide TelepracticeServices in Fiji and Caring for Caregivers of People with Aphasia in a TelepracticeSupport Group. The University of Maine, Speech Therapy Telepractice Training Program provides speech […]

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New Research Opportunity for Caregivers

ONLINE APHASIA CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Maine, is seeking participants in an online aphasia caregiver support group as part of a research project. The purpose of the project is to determine if caregivers of people with aphasia can benefit from participation in a telepractice aphasia caregiver support […]

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Albiston Family Honored at Donor Appreciation Reception

December 2, 2017  Annemarie and Bruce Albiston were recognized at a Donor Appreciation Reception hosted by the University of Maine Foundation. The Albiston‘s gave a gift to the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders to support telepractice training and courses and research related to adults with communication disorders.

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UMaine Telepractice Program Highlighted at ASHA 2017 Convention

The UMaine Speech Therapy Telepractice Program was invited to give a presentation about graduate student telepractice training programs at the ASHA 2017 Convention in November. The UMaine program was highlighted as one of the first in the country to offer telepractice training. The UMaine telepractice team will also present on telepractice aphasia communication group research and […]

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Zoe performing telepractice

UMaine Today Feature

Erin Miller wrote an article about the Telepractice Program titled, “A click away”, which was featured in UMaine Today Magazine.

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Bruce and Annemarie Albiston

UMaine Telepractice Program Receives Gift

We are pleased to announce that the UMaine Speech Therapy Telepractice Program received a generous gift from the Albiston Foundation which established the Aphasia Center of Maine and the Adaptive Outdoor Education Center. The Albistons share the telepractice mission to help children and adults with disabilities throughout the state of Maine. The gift will support the […]

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Friendship Cottage

Telepractice Program Receives Grant

The Telepractice program was awarded a $5,000 grant through the Healthy Peninsula Thriving in Place program to support a telepractice pilot program at the Friendship Cottage in Blue Hill, Maine.

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Llandudno, Wales

Dr. Walker Presents Research

Dr. Walker traveled to Llandudno, Wales to present a telepractice research project, “Building Community in a Telepractice Communication Group” (Walker, J.P., Jacques, K., & Price, K.), at the Academy of Aphasia.

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