Advocate

Due to term limits, 25 of Nebraska’s 49 legislative seats are eligible for election on November 8, 2016.

Get to Know State Legislative Candidates

  1. Find out if your state senator is up for re-election in 2016, or is term limited. Find your state senator.
  2. If there will be an election in your district, get to know the candidates. Review the candidate profiles for background information.
  3. Visit the candidate’s website and Facebook page to access the latest information about their public priority issues and campaign.
  4. Find out if your candidate is hosting any coffees, fundraisers or other meetings or activities in your district. Attend those events. Introduce yourself and educate the candidates about the speech-language-hearing profession and the need for more services for our state’s citizens.
  5. If you wish to support a candidate, ask how you can volunteer for his or her campaign. Consider making a contribution as well.

Vote on November 8th in the general election.

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.