Professionals

If you are a professional who would like to offer your clients, patients or students help using the tools of technology as a resource to maximize progress, Innovative Speech Therapy would be pleased to help!

Avoid the time, money and energy that it would take you to research, select and learn to use technology on your own. Benefit  from Joan Green's many years of experience and expertise. Revitalize your practice and get up and running more efficiently to help your clients reach their goals faster and maximize recovery. Joan will show you evidence and research supported approach with an emphasis on functional outcomes. Speed up the learning curve by having apps, software, devices and helpful resources presented to you!

Joan Green offers:

  • Consultation, Coaching and Workshops 

These training sessions are ideal for:

  • speech-language pathologists
  • occupational therapists
  • recreational therapists
  • technology coordinators
  • neuropsychologists
  • neurologists
  • pediatricians
  • psychologists
  • professors
  • graduate students
  • social workers
  • case managers
  • administrators
  • academic development Specialists
  • educational consultants
  • tutors
  • teachers
  • reading specialists
  • special educators
  • learning disabilities teachers
  • school counselors
  • researchers
  • vendors

Testimonials

"Joan's publications should be a required addition to the bookshelf of every speech pathologist involved in stroke rehabilitation." (Jill Arends, M.A., CCC-Sp Comprehensive Speech Pathology Services, LLC) 


"I thought your presentation was terrific-thorough and really appropriate for a variety of patients. Wonderful resources! It was really on the cutting edge of therapy!" (J.T.)
 

"It was great to learn about all the software that can help my clients! I didn't even know that most of it existed." (K.S.) 

"I found the information on software and websites for further reference most helpful. Great practical solutions for clients to increase their independence through technology." (J.Y.) 

"One of the best presentations I've had the pleasure of attending. Thank you!! Ms. Green kept the audience engaged from start to finish. Well done!" (K.S.) 

"Your information was useful and practical. Thanks you for sharing your knowledge. Can't wait to start using the information." (L.S.) 

"Great job. Very informative- great ideas- very powerful suggestions!" (K.P.)

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The software programs and devices are helpful for clients/students/patients who may have experienced or still have:

  • a brain insult such as a stroke, closed-head injury, tumor, or aneurysm
  • a progressive degenerative disease such as Parkinson's, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • a cognitive decline
  • poor performance in school
  • work-related challenges unintelligible speech
  • dysfluent speech
  • difficulty learning English as a second language
  • a developmental delay
  • developmental apraxia of speech
  • intellectual impairments
  • autism
  • a learning disability
  • a voice disorder
  • hearing impairment
  • low vision

Learn more about using:

  • Specialized software and assistive technology to improve reading, writing, talking, listening, remembering, and thinking. These include products using voice recognition, text readers, word prediction, and drill and practice exercises.
  • Free web-based interactive sites which can help improve communication, learning and executive functioning.
  • Technology tools such as the iPad, recording pens, Smart Phones, and computers. 
  • Microsoft and Macintosh accessibility options
  • Local, national and online resources which empower your clients and their families to be strong self-advocates.

Become skilled at:

  • Analyzing each client's communicative and cognitive strengths and weaknesses with the help of technology
  • Generating an enjoyable and stimulating home practice program to compensate for and improve communication and cognitive skills.
  • Developing alternative compensatory strategies with an emphasis on the most appropriate technology.
  • Accessing community resources to help improve overall quality of life.
  • Training family members and "computer buddies" to assist with implementing the "Action Plan" upon discharge.