Schools turn to online options for speech, language therapy

More school districts are looking to online options for providing speech and language therapy to students, as the number of students needing those therapies also grows. Some districts provide students with live, interactive computer sessions with therapists, while other rural districts are taking advantage of online options. One small study found online therapy to be promising, but some therapists say complications such as keeping students engaged and integrating the therapy throughout the school day also are evident.

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