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Incl-US-ive eSLP: Cultural Considerations for Telepractice and Distance Learning (SIG 18) (On Demand Webinar) (WEB19453)

Presenter(s): Lesley Edwards-Gaither, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course Description

This webinar outlines contemporary terminology, resources, and tools for SLPs providing telepractice services to culturally diverse clients. The speaker explores the opportunities and challenges involved in providing telepractice and distance learning services to culturally diverse clients and introduces terminology related to inclusive telepractice services, including cultural competence, cultural humility, and cultural pluralism. The speaker also illustrates how to incorporate cultural diversity and client identities in digital intervention materials and activities.

This webinar is part of the SIGnature Series, a collection of webinars developed by volunteers from ASHA’s Special Interest Groups, who share practical, evidence-based suggestions and solutions based on their in-depth knowledge, clinical experiences, and passion for their specialty areas. This webinar was developed by SIG 18: Telepractice.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • Explain how the telepractice model of service delivery differs from the traditional in-person model
  • Discuss the terms cultural humility and cultural pluralism
  • Identify three ways to implement inclusivity in telepractice sessions

DEI Professional Development Requirement

This course counts toward the ASHA certification maintenance professional development requirement for DEI (which encompasses cultural competency; cultural humility; culturally responsive practice; and diversity, equity, and inclusion). See more courses that count toward this requirement or read more about professional development requirements for certification maintenance.

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PDH: 1
ASHA CEU*: 0.1
Item #(s): WEB19453
Available Through: November 10, 2025