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

  • Register for PROMPT Institute in Hastings

    The PROMPT Institute is coming to Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings Nebraska, July 31st-August 2nd, from 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. each day. There is a limit to 30 people. The fee is $650 per person.

  • 2015 National Conference on Childhood Apraxia of Speech

    The 2015 National Conference on CAS will consider each child with CAS and not just their speech skills, but also their overall language, educational and developmental needs. There will be sessions to fit the learning needs of each individual who wishes to attend. The conference will be held in San Antonio, Texas at La Cantera Hill Country Resort, July 9 -11, 2015 . CASANA's annual conference features national experts who will discuss all aspects of this speech disorder, including assessment, treatment methods, education, medical and more. ASHA CE credits will be offered for speech-language pathologists in attendance.

  • Support Jacob's Ride on June 16-17

    Jacob Landis received a cochlear implant at the age of ten. He has devoted much to helping those with hearing loss. Three years ago, Jacob decided to combine his passion for baseball, cycling, and helping the hearing impaired by riding to all thirty U.S. Major League baseball stadiums to raise money for the Gift of Hearing. This money is used to offset the cost of an implant for those who cannot afford the procedure. Contact Amy at Amy at amynejezchleb@yahoo.com or Marc Brennan at Marc.Brennan@boystown.org for more information.

  • June 12-14th Hanen It Takes Two to Talk Workshop

    Join us for the Hanen It Takes Two to Talk workshop at Children’s Hospital and Medical Center.

  • Educators: The Missing Link Between Today's and Tomorrow's Members

    Instructors, clinical supervisors, and cooperating clinicians have an opportunity to share the importance of professional membership.

  • ASHA’s National Outcomes Measurement System (NOMS)—Use and Implications for Productivity Standards and Research Survey

    The purpose of this research is to investigate factors influencing the validity and reliability of the data collected for productivity standards within the speech-language pathology field, through use of the Adult component of ASHA’s NOMS. Information including general knowledge of the system, training, and opinion regarding areas of concern and strength, as reported by practicing clinicians, as well as insight into recommendations for improved reporting, is sought.

    Participants: Participants must be speech-language pathologists who use or have used NOMS to report patient ratings and outcomes. SLP aides or assistants are not eligible to participate in this survey.

    Contact Michelle Friesz by email at wallmic8@isu.edu or by phone at (208) 447-9390 to participate in the survey.

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