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With a simple computer set-up, anyone can work with an expert speech therapist. ​
Individuals can get help with the following via teletherapy:
Swallowing (depends)

Call and let us know you would like to start telehealth for a communication or swallowing disorder:


What to Expect

You will meet online with a certified and licensed speech pathologist

who works at Eugene Speech Therapy in Oregon. They will provide you with a link to the shared video chat and complete an interview and assessment. Once goals are established, you will continue to meet for therapy at the suggested frequency. Read about specific disorders and how we treat them here


If you live in the U.S., you must be a resident of Oregon 


Computer with camera and microphone (working properly by the first session, using a headset is recommended)

Email account to receive the video call link and documents 

• Medical history sent from doctor/diagnostics (if have a disorder)

**Caregiver participation is encouraged for technical support and exposure to strategies, however, is not required

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Insurance & Payment

If you have private insurance and a communication or swallowing disorder:

• Some private insurance companies cover teletherapy, most will require the therapist to be licensed in your state. If we are in-network, we bill as usual and your co-pay or co-insurance is the same as in-person visit

• If your provider doesn't cover telehealth for speech therapy and we are out-of-network, we offer a cash pay option

• The therapist will determine the candidacy for telehealth. Not all disorders are conducive to teletherapy. Having diagnostic/imaging information is helpful. For swallowing disorders, you will need a swallow study preceding our appointment 

• **Read Medicare beneficiary info below

If you have private insurance and want help with communication that is not diagnosed as a disorder:

• The therapist can assist with cognition and communication that people struggle with or want to change, but are not diagnosed with a disorder

• The therapist will determine who is a candidate for teletherapy

If you have Medicare and have a communication or swallowing disorder:

Medicare will currently cover telehealth for speech/voice/language therapy. They do not cover telehealth for other types of treatment (e.g., swallowing, AAC). For services Medicare does NOT cover, they allow beneficiaries to pay privately for online speech therapy, please ask for our rates when you inquire about services 

If you want help with voice, communication, or cognition that isn't related to a disorder or accident/event, the above paragraph and cost applies to you

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