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4 Common Misconceptions of Online Therapy: Busted

Posted by TinyEYE | Apr 11, 2014 11:49:00 AM

With the increased adoption of technology within schools across North America, it leaves one to wonder how this is impacting our youth. It seems that everywhere we turn there’s no getting away from there is a new technology. Like it or not, the future is here…along with the list of critics opposed to this shift. For those who have already opened their doors to online therapy (also known as telepractice), the ability to serve students with speech and occupational therapy disorders has shone through as paramount. It is our hope that the Speech-Language Pathology and Occupational Therapy community become educated on the vast benefits this new form of delivery provides through the use of traditional telepractice, as well as the next generation of telepractice in introducing robot doubles to the classroom.

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Topics: occupational therapy telepractice, Speech Therapy Telepractice, Online Speech Therapy, online occupatonal therapy, TinyEYE Robot,, #RobotsInSchool, myths

The Extraordinary Power of Telepresence on an Ordinary Day

Posted by TinyEYE | Mar 17, 2014 12:00:00 PM

Guest Blogger: Ana Paula G. Mumy, MS, CCC-SLP



7:15 a.m. - I make myself a cup of café au lait and sit down at my computer facing beautiful Pikes Peak in Colorado Springs.

7:30 a.m. - I travel 500 miles to the plains of Kansas and work with a student attending a virtual academy who needs assistance with the 'R' sound.

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Topics: Speech Therapy Telepractice, Online Speech Therapy, Telepresence,, eliminating barriers

Telepractice: An Excellent Alternative to Traditional Speech Therapy in Alberta

Posted by Chantelle | Mar 10, 2014 4:50:47 PM

Guest Blogger:
Chantelle Brodeur, TinyEYE Marketing Coordinator

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Topics: Speech Therapy Telepratice, SLPs, SLP job postings, SLPs who work from home, SLP jobs, Speech Therapy Telepractice, Speech Therapy Online, SLPs in Alberta,, SLPS making a difference,

When Worlds Collide: TinyEYE Therapy Services Brings Robots into the Classroom

Posted by TinyEYE | Mar 5, 2014 12:01:00 PM

Has your school ever been in a situation where hiring is so difficult that you can’t even fill your teaching staff, let alone your educational assistant and therapy staff? Such was the case in Wilmac, North Dakota in late 2013. Greg, TinyEYE’s CEO and Cofounder was speaking Director Shawn Huss about their speech and occupational therapy needs for the following year, when Huss mentioned that none of this could possibly work, as they did not have anyone hired to be the school’s EA. Greg quickly responded, “How about a robot?” and the future was born.

Wilmac schools have been using their robot to bring students back and forth from class ever since that day. “We ran into a few problems at first,” Greg stated, “One of which being that the teachers couldn’t actually tell when the robot was at the door to the classroom. No one could reach out and knock for it. This resulted in the robot’s driver actually driving the robot into the door repeatedly, until someone noticed that it was there. It was quite funny.” Since then, other methods have been taken to ensure that the classroom teachers are aware of the robot’s arrival.

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Topics: occupational therapy telepractice, Speech Therapy Telepractice, innovation, Speech Therapy Robot,, TinyEYE Robot,

Online Occupational Therapy: The "Animal Walk" Writing Bootcamp

Posted by TinyEYE | Nov 26, 2013 6:08:00 PM

Online Occupational Therapy:

The "Animal Walk" Writing Bootcamp

Picking up a pencil can require a real workout. ~ Marnee

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Topics: teletherapy, online occupational therapy, proprioceptive activities, writing, fine motor skills, speech-language pathologist, telepractice, self regulation, exercises for children, TinyEYE, online therapy, Marnee Brick, SLP, Speech Therapy Telepractice, online speech language pathologist, Occupational Therapy, online occupational therapist, OT, Autism, sensory integration, animal walks, video conferencing, Online Speech Therapy, Special Education

    

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