COVID-19 Response

Speech & Language A to Z, LLC, has switched to telehealth/teletherapy due to the local outbreak of Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Read on to learn why we’ve made this switch and our plans for re-entering our office.

References

COVID-19 is Spread Through Speech

Giovanni, A., Radulesco, T., Bouchet, G. et al. Transmission of droplet-conveyed infectious agents such as SARS-CoV-2 by speech and vocal exercises during speech therapy: preliminary experiment concerning airflow velocity. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00405-020-06200-7

Speech is Effective Via Teletherapy & Parent-Implemented Intervention

A pilot study comparing the effectiveness of speech language therapy provided by telemedicine with conventional on-site therapy

Meadan H, Ostrosky MM, Zaghlawan HY, et al. Promoting the social and communicative behavior of young children with autism spectrum disorders: a review of parent-implemented intervention studies. 2009. In: Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE): Quality-assessed Reviews [Internet]. York (UK): Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (UK); 1995-. Available from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK77620/

Internet-Based Parent-Implemented Intervention for Young Children With Autism: A Pilot Study