Our Mission

NSLHA's mission is to promote services for speech, language, hearing, swallowing and related disorders in Nebraska; to encourage education and research activities; and to advocate for the rights of persons with communication disorders. Learn more.

In the Spotlight

News & Announcements

  • 2015 Spring Workshop March 13th

    Are you looking for practical strategies and intervention ideas to improve speech and language skills in young children? Join us for NSLHA's 2015 Spring Workshop on Friday, March 13th from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. There will be 0.55 ASHA CEUs offered. Participate at the host site at the University of Nebraska-Kearney or choose from four video conference satellite locations around the state. If you are unable to attend the live event, you may purchase the recording of the workshop. Please mark that option on the registration form.

  • NSLHA Member Erin Bush Creates a Difference

    NSLHA member Erin Bush launched the Kearney Area Brain Injury Support Group, with the assistance of the Brain Injury Association of Nebraska, last spring. Once a month, survivors of brain injuries, their families, and caregivers of any age meet to talk about their injuries and their recoveries. The BIA-NE has 13 support groups all over the state

  • Study: Bilingual infants lip-​​read more than monolingual infants

    Researchers found that bilin­gual infants focused their atten­tion on the mouth at an ear­lier age and for a longer period of time than mono­lin­gual infants.

  • Toddler’s Speech & Language Development: What to Expect

    There is a range of “normal” or “typical” when it comes to the development of speech & language in the toddler years. Here are some general guidelines

  • Of Language Barriers, Culture Gaps and e-Bridges

    Finding yourself with more and more English-language learners on your caseload, but live in an area with limited resources? UN-L graduate Nate Cornish talks about how telepractice can be used to reach the increasing bilingual population.

  • Child Language Assessment Study

    The Child Language Lab at Idaho State University (ISU) invites you to participate in a research study about child language assessment. It will take about 15 minutes to answer approximately 25 basic survey questions that focus on which language tests you use and which factors influence your decisions to use them. The survey also includes some demographic questions. If you choose to, you may answer additional questions. We are not collecting any personally identifying information in this survey. All information will be kept for analysis for five years or until manuscripts have been accepted for publication. Participation is voluntary and you are free to discontinue at any time. After clicking on the link below to begin the survey, you will be given a question that indicates your consent to participate in this study. This survey is only for SLPs who spend more than 40% of their work time in the school setting. SLP assistants are not eligible to participate.

    If you have any questions about this research, please contact Dr. Diane Ogiela or Jennifer Montzka the ISU-Meridian Child Language Lab at langlab@isu.edu or 208-373-1870 prior to starting the survey.

    To begin, please click on the following link: https://isudhs.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_3ydURd47aDMRjHn.

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