Teletherapy Assessment Program (TAP)
In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we're offering a turnkey Teletherapy Assessment Program that allows SLPs to remotely perform evaluation assessments using Forbes AAC devices.
As a turnkey service, Forbes AAC will ship AAC devices and Video Conferencing System directly to the end user's home.
100% free of charge!
The program leverages our Device Loan Library and Video Conferencing System to facilitate the delivery of AAC Teletherapy Assessments from SLPs across the nation.
Speech-Language Pathologists can request AAC devices for teletherapy assessments using our online questionnaire
We'll ship the requested AAC device, accessories and a Video Conferencing System directly the end user's home prior to your scheduled session.
Our Assistive Technology Specialists will schedule a time and plan to assist you with connecting to the teletherapy session. We are available to help each step of the way.
Teletherapy Assessment Quick Tip Resources
Use these Quick Tips to help you in Teletherapy Assessments!
In AAC Teletherapy 'Motivators' can be found all around the house. And they can be the simplest of objects. AAC Teletherapy can use motivators readily available from around the house. This means that toys, snacks, songs and video clips can all be used to keep kids engaged in communication.
Connecting a bluetooth mouse to a ProSlate or an iPad is easy. Seeing what the user is doing is only a couple taps away on an AAC device with these simple steps covered in this Quick Tip sheet. We will walk you through that process, click on the picture or the button to learn more!
Connect to Wi-Fi
Getting connected to Wi-Fi is a valuable resource during a Teletherapy Assessment session. You can connect to Wi-Fi with your AAC device through this easy process. Below is a fast and easy breakdown how to do that with the ProSlate and WinSlate AAC devices.
Popular AAC app cheat sheets
Here are a few Cheat Sheets we have developed for some of the more popular AAC applications we will use with the Teletherapy Assessment Program. Click on the image to get a full size PDF you can download and use during your Assessment.