• 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.