Speech-language pathologists are professionals who assess speech and language development and treat speech and language disorders. Speech-language pathologists can also help people with swallowing disorders. Read more.
Read about communication skills that parents should see in their child, based on their age, and tips for how to support children's development:
An audiologist is the professional who specializes in the diagnosis and nonmedical treatment of hearing and balance disorders. Audiologists specialize in the study of:
The Nebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSLHA) will select up to three (3) Better Hearing and Speech Month Award recipients during the month of May. Award recipients will be recognized during the Better Hearing and Speech Month proclamation ceremony on May 6, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. in the Warner Chamber at the State Capitol in Lincoln, Nebraska.
NSLHA's Schools-Based Issues Committee is working on behalf of members by developing SLI verification guidelines, telepractice guidelines, will be addressing workload/caseload issues, and met on December 12th with the Nebraska Department of Education to discuss continuing education requirements for SLPs wanting to work in Nebraska as well as universal licensure.
Utah State University is conducting a study to learn more about school psychologists’ and school-based audiologists’ and speech-language pathologists’ knowledge of ASD and confidence in providing school-based services with this population. If you work in a school setting, please complete this brief survey by mid-March. Participants will be entered in a separate drawing for the chance to win one of two $50 Amazon gift cards.
Free onsite and distance continuing education conference for professionals.
Hear the State of the Association address from 2017-18 NSLHA President Marc Brennan.
NSLHA's vision is to be the leading voice and partner in promoting speech, language, hearing, balance, swallowing and related disorders in Nebraska, and to be an expert in advocating for the rights and interests of persons with communication disorders. Join or renew your membership today.