Overview

NSLHA Working on Your Behalf

Take a few minutes to reflect on all that the Nebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Association is doing on behalf of its members, and for the speech-language-hearing profession. Read this membership value document.

Professional Development

NSLHA provides support to advance the professional development of its members through leadership, education and networking opportunities. Topics are offered that meet the needs of audiologists, speech-language pathologists and students. NSLHA offers concurrent sessions at its Fall Convention and other events.

Education programs focus on topics such as:

  • Childhood Apraxia of Speech
  • Complexities of Learning and Understanding in Children with Minimal/Mild Hearing Loss
  • Sensory Issues with Dementia
  • Patient-Centered Care in Audiology
  • Use of Response to Intervention in Kindergarten Children
  • Supporting Auditory Development in the Home
  • Ethical Considerations Regarding End of Life Decisions with Swallow Dysfunction
  • Advances in Hearing Loss Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Supporting Auditory Skill Development in the Classroom
  • Milieu Communication Teaching-An Intervention for Children in the Prelinguistic and Early Stages of Language Development
  • New Developments in Speech Generating Devices for People with Aphasia
  • Screening for Fall Risk in the Audiology Hearing Clinic
  • School Forum on Assessment and Verification
  • How Aided Speech Audibility Verification Can Build a New Social Norm in Hearing Health Care
  • Functional Limitation G Codes for Medicare B Billing
  • AAC Assessment in Adults and Children Across Four Specific Populations
  • Not All Words are Created Equal: Choosing Speech Targets for Maximum Treatment Efficiency
  • Documenting and Reporting on Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
  • Love Your IEP Meetings
  • Indicators of Auditory Speech Development & Interventions for Infants and Toddlers Who Have Hearing Loss
  • Wideband Acoustic Immitance (WAI) Measurements
  • Sensory Processing Disorders: Our 7 Senses Working & Not Working Together
  • Phonological Abilities and Interventions for Preschoolers & School-Age Children Who Have Hearing Loss
  • A Context Driven Approach to Teaching Academic Vocabulary

If you are interested in presenting an education program for NSLHA, please complete and submit a call for proposals form.

News & Announcements

  • 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. at St. Mark's Methodist Church in Lincoln, NE
    “Striving for Student Success: How and Why Orton-Gillingham based Multisensory Language Teaching Methods can work for children with dyslexia and reading difficulties” presentation by Pam Bazis.

  • Nov. 9th Star City Lions Club Fundraiser

    Stars City Lions Club will be collecting old hearing aids and eyeglasses
    Nov. 9th from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
    Raising Cane's at 5810 S. 58th Street in Lincoln, NE
    20% of the proceeds will be donated to the Star City Lions Club

  • 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.