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.
NSLHA member, Jenise Straight discusses the value you receive from being a NSLHA member. "After you have met all these people you have access to a wealth of knowledge and expertise that you wouldn't get anywhere else."
NSLHA Members Celebrate Better Hearing and Speech Month during a proclamation ceremony this morning at the Capitol. Nebraska Lieutenant Governor Mike Foley presented the proclamation to NSLHA President Jill Kumke.
Share your story with us in words, videos and/or photos about how you became a speech pathologist or audiologist. We’d also like to showcase and recognize NSLHA members for your activities and support of your local communities on the website. Send your information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
KSSHLA didn’t waste any time getting involved in the Kearney community during the Fall Semester! Members participated in both the Alzheimer’s Walk and the Susan G. Komen Race for a Cure, along with providing additional fundraising efforts and donating the proceeds to the Alzheimer’s Foundation. Read more about KSSHLA below!
The University of Nebraska at Omaha’s NSSLHA chapter has been busy this semester. The chapter is full of close to 60 graduate and undergraduate students who are studying speech-language pathology, and more importantly, striving for excellence. The students of the chapter are finding themselves immersed in the Omaha community while advocating for and interacting with those who are affected by communication disorders.
UNL NSSLHA had a busy school year! They participated in multiple volunteer opportunities and social events all around Nebraska and surrounding areas. Some of the volunteer opportunities they participated in were: the Huskers for Hearing Annual 5k run, Relay for Life, and the Iowa Miss Amazing Pageant. UNL NSSLHA members enjoyed social events at Defy Gravity, a Scavenger Hunt, a froyo trip to Red Mango, and an Egg Hunt at the People’s City Mission. UNL NSSLHA definitely achieved their goal of getting to know members better and maintaining their volunteer opportunities during the 2014-2015 school year.
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.