COVID-19 Update: Audiology Focused Telepractice Resources

Date: 
16 April, 2020
Credit: 
Speech-Language and Audiology Canada
Category: 
SAC News
Audiology

As many audiologists and other communication health professionals seek to provide virtual care to their patients and clients, accessibility of these services is an important consideration. Telehealth services provided to people who are hard of hearing must address the listening environment, communication skills, and aim to be family-centered. The use of appropriate assistive technology and captioning are also vital in order to achieve the best possible outcomes and any additional accessibility considerations will be based on individual needs. SAC has compiled some audiology focused resources to assist you in providing accessible telepractice services: