Past Events

Nebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Endowment Fund Auctions

Please consider bringing a donation for the silent or oral auction that will be held on Thursday, September 24th, at the NSLHA Fall Convention in Kearney! It’s for a great cause!

All proceeds from the auctions finance scholarships/grants for deserving speech-language pathology and audiology students in Nebraska. The cocktails and hors d’oeuvres served prior to the auction will make the evening event even more fun.

All you need to do is create a theme-based basket of items that can be sold during the auction. Past ideas included Big Red baskets, Halloween/Christmas/holiday baskets, beer or wine baskets, homemade crafts baskets, snack baskets, game baskets, etc. OR you could donate a small gift card (coffee, fast food, etc.) for the silent auction. It would be especially nice if students could ask employers to donate these cards!  All donations, even small ones, are greatly appreciated!  

Please bring your donation with you to the convention, and drop it off at the NSLHA convention registration desk. Be sure to attach this NSLHA auction form to your basket.

Thank you so much for your continued support of our professions! For more information, please contact Ande Olson

Sponsored by the Nebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Endowment Fund Board of Directors

News & Announcements

  • You're Invited to Oct. 21st Education Summit

    Any professionals interested in practices in academic excellence for all children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing are invited to attend. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. at the UNO Milo Bail Student Center at 6203 University Dr. S., in Omaha. Mail your registration with name, address, email and special accommodations by Oct. 6th to Attn: Jenny Corum, 1313 Farnam 3rd Floor, Omaha, NE 68102.

  • The Nebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Association has experienced several recent legislative and regulatory advocacy accomplishments, and wanted to share with you the ongoing work being done for members in our state. Listen to this recording for more information.

  • This webinar will include an overview of the current Nebraska Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) proposed plan, along with the role of SLPs in schools. Current national topics will be discussed including: telepractice, SLPAs, universal licensure, dyslexia and caseload vs. workload. Next steps in collaborating with the Nebraska Department of Education on these issues and current eligibility criteria for speech and/or language impairment will also be discussed.

  • Colleagues, we are hoping that you will agree to take a very short survey regarding augmentative and alternative communication and therapy in aphasia. The aim of the survey is to find out more about how speech-language pathologists describe and use AAC in aphasia therapy. We have purposely not included our own definition of AAC because we want to hear your ideas first. If you are willing to help with the survey, please click on the link above or paste the link into your browser to go to the web-based survey. After completing the survey, you may choose to enter a drawing to win a $25 gift card.

  • Join your peers at the Nebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s Fall Convention on September 14-15, 2017 at the Cornhusker Marriott in Lincoln, NE to learn, collaborate, share, network and socialize. Up to 1.35 ASHA CEUs are available.