Telehealth is how we're helping families through COVID-19 and beyond. We rapidly implemented Telehealth as an option for all of the clients we serve. The therapeutic services we provide are vital for children's success in life. Our community, state, and country are experiencing extraordinary circumstances that create a barrier for children to participate in learning, development, and their community. These are circumstances that are unlikely to be resolved soon. During this time our families may be feeling a wide range of emotions. We're here and we're all in this together.
Who Pays for Telehealth:
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Setting up Telehealth:
Gannon struggles with social interactions, even communicating with family over facetime is hard for him. Since he was on the struggle bus today I was very worried that the session would not go so well.
Toni and Kelly, you ladies killed it. Having the session on zoom made it much more interactive. The websites that you guys used this week were so fun, colorful and kept him interested. They kept me interested, and wanting to work more with him. We were able to test Gannon’s knowledge and understanding of colors and numbers. It gave us all a real time assessment of what he can do and what he truly knows.
I know that these circumstances are horrible, but I love the fact that you are able to see him at home where he is more comfortable, and completely in his element. It shows you a different side of him and lets you get to know him and us more. I am blown away with all the hard work and dedication, you all ( the entire staff) are putting into making this (Telehealth) successful. It is because of this hard work and dedication that our family and other families like mine will succeed. This is uncharted territory and a challenge I am sure. Keep it up, you are all doing amazing, you are making a difference!!!
We are so thankful for you,
April and Gannon
Battling the spread of COVID-19 has been difficult for everyone. Schools are closed, only essential employees are working, and the community is practically quarantined while practicing social distancing.
Once we got everything figured out, it's been really easy. I'm able to keep up with the appointments with appointment reminders and syncing up with my son's therapist is really easy. They send a link to my email, I click the link and it directs me to the meeting room. Now if I can just convince my father-in-law to let me pay him for the extra data on the internet plan we'll be golden! The activities during the sessions are fun and engaging, my younger son even joins in.- from Nolan Matthews's Mom
We are so grateful to be able to continue Zion’s therapy sessions with Mr. Dale through Telehealth! Telehealth has allowed me to be more hands on, ask questions, learn techniques, and continue helping Zion reach Occupational goals and skills at home. It’s been really amazing seeing Zion continue to make improvements, and doing things that I’ve never seen him do before!
Thank you so much!- Zion's mom
Our daughter has improved so much with understanding and regulating her emotions and knowing when she's approaching sensory overload. She knows her triggers and can tell us when she needs a break. As a family, we have learned so many tools to help her! OT has greatly improved her struggles with sensory processing disorder.
Miles has enjoyed being able to continue his O/T while we are stuck at home!
We love the new Telehealth Occupational Therapy sessions with Mr. Dale! Wyatt always looks forward to them and enjoys the crafts that they make together. It gives Wyatt a sense of independence when he gets on the computer and has his sessions. He has also enjoyed being able to show Mr. Dale his room and around the house. He thought it was so cool!
What a HUGE success this week has been with OT! Gannon met not one, not two, but THREE goals! He continues to work hard everyday and today he showed exactly what he is capable of. I am so proud of him! It is truly a blessing to see just how far he has come.
I can not thank Shante enough for stepping in and through telehealth continuing his care with so much love and support. I am grateful for these sessions and all the hard work you put into this. Telehealth has allowed me to be even more hands on, to ask questions, to learn new techniques, and to continue teaching new skills at home.
These circumstances are not easy. It is because of OT’s like Shante, ALL of the staff at Theratree, and the dedication of parents/caregivers that these children, like mine, will succeed.
Keep up the great work and stay safe,
April and Gannon.
Blaine absolutely loves going to Theratree, especially the gym. I'm sure he misses that part but I'm so glad we have been able to improvise and continue working on his goals from home during this difficult time. We have gotten so many great ideas through telehealth to incorporate at home. We're definitely ready to get back to normal but I couldn't be more pleased with the telehealth services as an alternative.From Beth
I am writing a testimonial about my sons telehealth experience with his therapist Jordan.
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