Speech-Language Pathology

Telespeech Program Closes the Gap from Allentown to East Stroudsburg

Thanks to technology, the distance between Good Shepherd’s Allentown campus and its site at Pocono Medical Center in East Stroudsburg seems to be growing smaller. The new Telespeech Program, using secure, two-way video-conferencing technology, similar to Skype, connects patients at Good Shepherd Rehabilitation at Pocono Medical Center with speech therapists at the main campus in Allentown. 

Low and High Tech Devices Broaden Horizons for Those with Disabilities

There's no doubt that technology has changed our world — making it easier to stay connected. But for many people with disabilities, technology provides something much more valuable than convenience, it provides independence.

Assistive technology (AT) is a very broad term that is used across disciplines to describe any device or system that allows one with disabilities to increase their ability to function and maintain independence.