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.

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News & Announcements

  • Participate in the June 4th Aphasia Walk in front of the Barkley Memorial Center at 42nd and Holdrege on the East Campus of the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. The walk begins at 9:30 a.m. Cost is $10 for UNL students and $15 for the public. It's free for anyone with aphasia. For more information, contact aphasiaawareness.unl@gmail.com.

  • Korey Stading from Munroe-Meyer Institute will present this webinar from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. A description of different AAC strategies and devices will be provided including low-tech methods, various voice output devices, and apps. Guidelines for determining when to use each will be discussed.

  • There are numerous sponsorship, marketing and exhibit opportunities available at NSLHA's Fall Convention on September 15-16th at the Cornhusker Marriott in Lincoln, NE. Register now and connect with audiologists, speech-language pathologists and students from around the state.

  • MDTP is a systematic exercise-based approach to dysphagia therapy in adults. Rather than a specific technique, MDTP is a framework from which to provide individualized therapy. The class will be at Immanuel Rehabilitation Institute at 6901 North 72nd Street in Omaha. Presenters are Michael A. Crary, PhD., (FASHA) and Giselle Carnaby, MPH, PhD, SLP/CCC (FASHA). If you have questions, please contact Tamara.Storer@alegent.org.

  • Claire Selin, a doctoral student at the University of Kansas, is investigating how pediatric language impairments managed across clinical settings. If you are a practicing speech-language pathologist who works with children, you are invited to complete this web-based survey. Please direct any questions to cselin2@ku.edu. Thank you for your time and participation!

  • Join us in Omaha, NE on July 29-31, 2016 to learn how to make the biggest difference for young children with autism and their families. The More Than Words workshop has just been updated to provide you with even more effective tools for zeroing in on the very specific needs of young children with autism and addressing those needs with evidence-based, family-centered techniques. Updates include a new assessment and goal-setting framework, as well as enhanced intervention strategies that target the most important areas of difficulty for children with autism. Click Here for more information.