Posts Tagged ‘March 2012’

Therapist of the Quarter – Megan Long

Posted on March 15th, 2012 by ProCare Therapy

Therapist of the Quarter

My name is Megan Long and this is my first year working as a speech-language pathologist, as well as my first year working with ProCare Therapy. I obtained my bachelor’s and master’s degree in Communication Disorders from Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri. I moved to Arkansas in January, 2011 and began my career in August 2011.

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How Teletherapy Can Combat the Speech Therapist Shortage

Posted on March 14th, 2012 by ProCare Therapy

The next decade will usher in a tremendous shortage of speech therapists. This shortage will be fueled by a large number of older speech therapists entering retirement and a growing demand for professional services throughout the country. In addition, a burgeoning population of patients who are not fluent in English will serve to make the situation more dire, as bilingual and multilingual resources will be especially difficult to find.

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