Provider Spotlight: Cindy Hollmann

Cindy Hollmann, M.S., CCC-SLP, currently lives in Bellefontaine Neighbors, Missouri. Cindy started her studies at the University of Missouri, Columbia (Mizzou), and later transferred to Southern Illinois University where she finished her B.S. and M.S. degrees in 1995 and 1997. Cindy worked as an SLP in “brick & mortar” schools for 15 years initially and

Join Us At the ASHA Convention in November

Calling all school-based SLPs! Are you planning to attend the annual ASHA Convention in Philadelphia this November? If so, we’d love to meet you and share how telepractice can help you find the perfect work/life balance AND boost your career. Here are a few ways we can connect: Join Our Provider Meetup  If you are

NYT: When to Worry if a Child Has Too Few Words

We have heard from many anxious parents who worry how well their children’s speech and language skills are progressing at an early age. Given the increasing prevalence of autism and learning disabilities and with progress difficult to specifically quantify, we certainly understand their concern. Here’s some interesting insight from pediatrician Perri Klass in today’s New

ASHA Releases Video on Telespeech Services

Here is a link to an official ASHA video on the benefits of telespeech services to patients with speech difficulties. The video claims that SLPs can offer quality treatment to anyone in almost any location through telepractice.  Amy Georgeadis, a researcher at the National Rehabilitation Hospital, says that patients’ responses have been very positive and

New York Times Highlights the Importance of Engaging in Meaningful Communication with Your Infant and Toddler

In a recent article in the Personal Health section of the New York Times, Jane E. Brody discusses the importance of “engaging your child with talk” from birth. According to Brody, the hyperconnectivity offered by Blackberrys, cellphones, and ipods has distracted parents from engaging in meaningful communication with their infants and young children. Despite being

ASHA’s Policy on Telepractice

With so much buzz on TeleSLP, it is only logical to ask about ASHA’s current policy on the subject. Many speech therapists think that ASHA is opposed to telepractice or that ASHA is taking a wait-and-see approach. But, this is not the case. Our field’s leading organization has studied the issue in great detail and