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

  • 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.

  • Speech Language Position Opening in Brookings, South Dakota

    Speech Language Position Opening (1 FTE) for the 2015-16 School Year at a new school in Brookings, South Dakota. If you are a NSLHA member, log in to the member portal to apply.

  • You're Invited to April 25th Huskers for Hearing 3rd Annual 5K Fun Run

    Huskers for Hearing 3rd Annual 5K Fun Run
    April 25th at 9:00 a.m.
    Superheroes Theme
    UNL East Campus Loop (Idylwild and Holdredge) in Lincoln, Nebraska

    A majority of the proceeds benefit HearU, which is the Nebraska children's hearing aid bank. A silent auction will also be held.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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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