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 Fluency Enhancing Tactile Speech for Those Who Stutter Study

    The Wheat Lab at The University of Mississippi is researching the use of a smartphone app that provides fluency enhancing tactile speech for those who stutter. During this clinical trial, we are providing a free app for either iOS or Android, such that we can measure the effects of pulsating tactile vibrations on stuttering frequency. This is an open clinical trial, and we can accept English speaking participants from all over the country; During these weekly sessions over video conference, participants will be asked to share with us their experiences with the app, as well as provide some speech samples. Contact tactile@speechandhearingcenter.org to participate.

  • looking for currently practicing speech‐language pathologists who routinely assess cognitive skills to complete this 15-20 minute online survey. Results from this study will help researchers understand current cognitive assessment practices, define strengths and weaknesses of available assessments, and determine next steps for future assessment creation.

  • Participants will work collaboratively to develop appropriate and functional AAC intervention goals for clients with aphasia, based on their classifications with the AAC-Aphasia Framework.

  • Boys Town National Research Hospital needs Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists with their Certificates of Clinical Competence to review courses. To offer courses for CEUs ASHA requires that 2 reviewers assess every course. Reviewers will be given access to the course content for free and will receive CEUs for their time once the lecture is approved by ASHA. Each peer reviewer must complete and Credentials and Comments form and a CE Course Participation form to receive CEUs. Contact Lauren Berry if you can help.

  • Presenter: Victoria Molfese, UNL College of Education and Human Sciences
    3:00 p.m. Nebraska Union Auditorium, 1400 R Street or listen to the live webcast. An archived video will be available one week after the webcast.

  • The Department of Applied Behavioral Science at the University of Kansas invites you to complete a survey that will help us understand the concerns that people have with respect to privacy when using technology to provide services to people with disabilities (physical, intellectual, sensory, or developmental). The survey involves a brief demographic questionnaire, a 2-minute video, and a short questionnaire that will take 1-2 minutes to complete.