Videoconferencing for Speech and Language Therapy in Schools

Abstract

TeachSpeech [1] is an innovative project that is investigating the use of high-quality videoconferencing technologies to deliver remote speech and language therapy support services to school children with communication difficulties. This paper reports the progress of the project, from initial concept through to the trial and preliminary results. The telepresence trial encompasses both tele-health and tele-education issues. The videoconferencing application has the potential to reduce costs while simultaneously improving access to speech and language therapy services.

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Rose, D.A.D., Furner, S., Hall, A. et al. Videoconferencing for Speech and Language Therapy in Schools. BT Technology Journal 18, 101–104 (2000). https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1026550627367

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Keywords

  • Information System
  • Communication Network
  • User Interface
  • School Child
  • Support Service