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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  • 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

    Sessions:
    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.