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 email@example.com.
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.
The purposes of the study are: (1) to determine if SLPs in the school system have known and suspected children with NAS on their caseloads, and (2) to examine SLPs’ experiences about the presentation of communication and any co-morbid disorders in this population. This questionnaire is intended for master’s and doctoral level, ASHA certified, school-based SLPs working in the United States.
9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m., Saturday, February 18, 2017
KU Edwards Campus, BEST Building Rm. 225
Overland Park, Kansas
Linking Executive Functioning and Pragmatics in Adult Intervention: Practical Steps for Success - Learn about intervention activities to address disorders related to executive function and pragmatics.
Getting the most bang for your therapy minute: Sound and word complexity in treatment of children with phonological disorders - a tutorial on the main sound (accuracy, implicational universals, developmental norms, stimulability, sonority sequencing principle for clusters) and word characteristics (frequency, density, age-of-acquisition, lexicality) that guide treatment planning in the complexity approach.
We invite you to become a member of the Nebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSLHA). Help strengthen our speech-language pathology and audiology profession by participating in professional development opportunities, and by advocating for the rights and interests of persons with communication disorders.
Continue to receive membership services, participate in professional development opportunities, and receive advocacy support. NSLHA is a strong voice working on behalf of its members to advocate for speech, language, and hearing services.
Nebraska audiologists, speech-language pathologists and students met with state senators from their areas to discuss issues including: improving access and the ability to deliver audiology and speech-language pathology services; the state's budget process; how to be an effective citizen advocate; dyslexia screenings and training; Medicaid managed care (Heritage Health); insurance coverage; and how to build a relationship with your state lawmaker. Participants provided feedback about issues and challenges they are facing in their schools, clinics and practices.