Perspectives, SIG 18, Vol. 3, Part 1, 2018
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can be a helpful tool in connecting remote and diverse communities to the specialized
services they need. As telepractice expands access, it also increases the need
for clinicians to be prepared to provide appropriate services to clients with a
wider variety of cultural and linguistic influences. Additionally,
service-providers must consider the interaction of the telepractice environment
and a client’s cultural perceptions and needs. This Perspectives explored the theme of culturally and
linguistically-responsive services through telepractice. The featured authors described a
teleaudiology program in remote, Native Alaskan communities and shared an
overview of policy, research, and resources to inform cultural considerations
in speech-language telepractice services.
You will be able
audiological care as it relates to the state of Alaska telehealth network
solution and serving the Alaska Native population
elements of culturally-appropriate telepractice and identify related resources
available to speech-language pathologists
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