News

Successful Spring Aphasia Support Group

Kathy and Bob Jackson share their satisfactory experience from the Telepractice Aphasia Support Group with the Portland Press Herald in this article: Technology brings new speech therapy services to rural areas

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Hope Across the Globe

Our program continues to grow! Check out our most recent article published in CyberMedia India Online Limited (CIOL): Telepractice speech assistance gives hope to millions across the globe

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Presentations

Linda Bonnar-Ivery and Shannon McFarland from The Pine Tree Society gave a presentation entitled “Assistive Technology for Communication an Learning” on Friday, April 17 at the University of Maine. UMaine Speech Therapy Telepractice team presented at Maine Head Start State Collaboration Office (MHSSCO) in Augusta.

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Spring Semester Update

We welcome our new graduate students, Ana Yakimova and Katelyn Jacques, to the telepractice team. The telepractice team met with faculty and staff members from the Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies to discuss the potential for future collaborations.

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Presentations

UMaine Speech Therapy Telepractice team gave a presentation at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA. The telepractice team presented two papers about telepractice individual and group therapy for clients with aphasia at the ASHA convention in Orlando, Florida. The titles of the papers were “Telepractice and Technology: Innovative Aphasia Therapy in Patients’ Homes and Communities” and “Telepractice Aphasia Communication Groups: […]

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