Yes, 40+ studies report this. Telepractice is a collection of means and methods for enhancing education delivery with the support of telecommunication technologies. The days of travel to an Accent Modification expert are gone. Sit back comfortably for evidence-based methods in BEST PRACTICES delivered by qualified Speech Trainers.
What would you do with extra time? Telepractice contributes to the easy in SpeakEasy!
What technology do I need?
A good reliable high speed internet connection with at least a 1,000 kbs download and 500 kbs upload speed is needed. Wireless networks usually work fine, though connecting directly to your router with the use of an ethernet cable may be helpful. With internet we can reach most countries, the exceptions being Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan and Syria. Preferred browser performance is with Chrome or Firefox, however Safari also supports our telepractice platform. Keep in mind, if the internet connection is used by multiple devices at the same time, bandwith will be split among them. Multiplatform access is available via desktop or laptop, tablet or mobile phone. Full viewing of your custom materials will decline as the size of the instrument gets smaller.
Most modern computers, especially laptop & desktop PC or Mac which are 3 years or newer have these capabilities:
- 2 GB of RAM, at least
- 1 GHZ Processor, at least
- Web Camera with 15 frames per second (fps), at least
Blink Session, our platform, is state of the art — 100% browser-based in the cloud. No software and 100% flash and plugin free! This online portal is easy to navigate and does not require any training to use. However, those who find computers to be confusing or frustrating in general may not be a good fit for telepractice.