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What is telepractice?

ASHA defines telepractice (a.k.a. telemedicine or telehealth) as the application of telecommunications technology to the delivery of speech language pathology and audiology professional services at a distance. It links clinician to client (or clinician to clinician) for assessment, intervention, and/or consultation. 

“Patient consultations via video conferencing, transmission of still images, e-health including patient portals, remote monitoring of vital signs, continuing medical education, consumer-focused wireless applications and nursing call centers, among other applications, are all considered part of telemedicine and telehealth." (American Telemedicine Association, 2014).

What telepractice assessments are available through Pearson?

There are a number of speech and language assessments available via telepractice on Q-global®. These include PPVT™-5, PPVT-4, EVT™-3, EVT-2, CELF®-5, CELF-5 Metalinguistics, GFTA™-3, and GFTA-3 Spanish. For each of these tools, specific guidance is given with the product page for appropriate use and documentation of assessment results completed via telepractice--check them out!

Tell me more about Q-global! 

Q-global, Pearson's web-based system for test administration, scoring and reporting, houses many of our most popular assessment tools. It is accessible from any web-enabled device (computer, tablet, etc.) connected to the internet. This convenient platform can also help you quickly and efficiently organize examinee information, generate scores, and produce accurate, comprehensive reports.

“Q-global has been a great solution for us. The online testing materials have completely resolved any access challenges we faced. Being able to directly manage test stimuli and present them to the client through screen sharing technology makes that process much less cumbersome. Thank you for being so proactive with making your tools accessible to telepractitioners!” 
- Nate Cornish-Raley, MS, CCC-SLP, Clinical Director, VocoVision
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