Past Events

NSLHA 2015 Fall Convention Poster Sessions

The Nebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSLHA) will offer poster sessions during its 2015 Fall Convention on Thursday evening, September 24, 2015 from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Holiday Inn & Conference Center in Kearney, Nebraska. Poster sessions provide an opportunity to illustrate projects and research studies, and share that information with convention attendees. Continuing education units (CEUs) will be available.

If you would like to submit a poster for continuing education (CE) credit, please complete and submit a paper version of the Poster Session form, or complete the online form below by June 12, 2015.

Poster session forms may be submitted after June 12, 2015, but will not count towards CEUs at the convention. Please contact the NSLHA office with any questions at (402) 476-9573.

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Example 1: Dr. Susie is employed by ABC Town National Research Hospital, received a research grant from the National Institutes of Hearing, serves on the Phonak Pediatric Advisory Board and receives a consulting fee. She has no non-financial relationships to disclose.

Example 2: Dr. Smith is employed by Wild E. Coyote Medical College, New Jersey Hospital. He receives a consulting fee from ABC Institute and serves on the board. He has no non-financial relationships to disclose.

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NSLHA encourages you to ask yourself the following questions to help apply some of the basic tenents of evidence-based practice to the material presented in the poster session. Poster presenters are not required at this time to specifically address these questions in their submission form; however, they should be prepared to field questions from the audience at the Fall Convention.

1. To what patient populations and under what circumstnaces might this be relevant?

2. How do you measure results or outcomes?

3. Do you acknowledge any drawbacks/limitations to what you are recommending?

4. Do you have any bias or conflicts of interest? Do you have anything to gain from this presentation?

5. Is scientific evidence provided to support what the presenter is saying?

News & Announcements

  • The Nebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Endowment Fund (NSHLEF) is offering two $1,000 scholarships. Apply by June 30th.

  • 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.

  • 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.