Who We Are

Mississippi Speech-Language-Hearing Association (MSHA) is the statewide professional organization for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, parents/caregivers, support personnel, and students.

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Audiologists

Audiologists

Audiologists evaluate, diagnose, and provide rehabilitative services for hearing and balance disorders.

Students

Students

NSSLHA endeavors to inspire, empower, and support students in the field of CSD to engage in leadership opportunities, grow professionally, and excel in their futures.

Speech-Language Pathologists

Speech-Language Pathologists

Speech-language pathologists evaluate, diagnose, and treat speech, language, cognitive-communication, and swallowing disorders.

Member Spotlight

Member Spotlight

Each month we will feature a different MSHA member and examine their role in the profession, educational background and current and future goals.

MSHA News

SCHEDULE RELEASED!

Posted: Feb 15 2018 12:04 PM

4/19 Mississippi St. Louis Memphis Greenville Concordia Vicksburg New Orleans Baton Rouge St. Francesville Tupelo 8:00-9:00 Exhibits  Hands on CVC Words (Wiltcher) 8:00-9:00 Vestibular Testing and

2018 MSHA Conference Pre-Conference Speaker ANNOUNCED!

Posted: Jan 30 2018 6:48 PM

We are delighted to announce this year’s Pre-Conference speaker is world-renowned Speech-Language Pathologist, Dr. Scott Yaruss! Dr. Yaruss is a Professor of Communicative Sciences and Disorders at Michigan State University. In addition to conducting research on the development of stuttering in young children, Dr. Yaruss has extensive experience working with children and adults who stutter in a

2018 MSHA President’s Welcome

Posted: Jan 02 2018 1:03 PM

Happy New Year and welcome to MSHA 2018. I am honored to begin my service as 2018 MSHA President. It is my hope that “engagement in your state association” will be the theme for 2018. Involvement through professional service is highly rewarding. I challenge you to help promote the growth of our membership this year. MSHA continues to work tirelessly for both Speech-Language Pathologists

Speech-Language Pathologist Growth Rubric and Schools Committee Update

Posted: Dec 04 2017 4:29 PM

Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year!  This is going to be a great year and I know we are all excited to move forward and do what we love, serve our students with communication delays. Over the summer months, the Schools Committee developed a new optional tool for a speech-language pathologist with a Mississippi Department of Education 215 license supervising a 216 license holder.  I

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Baseball Player With Autism Signed to Minor Leagues

Posted: Apr 20 2018 3:30 PM

Outfielder Tarik El-Abour—who was diagnosed with autism at age 3—recently signed with the Kansas City Royals. El-Abour joined the team for spring training and is playing in the club’s minor…

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Using Music Activities to Teach Social Skills to Children with Autism

Posted: Apr 18 2018 8:00 PM

Meeting the benchmarks for social communication skills is a core challenge for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). In typical development, young people often learn these skills by observing others…

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Giving Voice to Teachers on World Voice Day—or Any Day

Posted: Apr 16 2018 8:00 PM

Today is World Voice Day! Occurring annually on April 16, World Voice Day is a great time to spread the word about the marvel of the human voice and the importance…

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NYC Exhibition Showcases Products By and For People With Disabilities

Posted: Apr 13 2018 8:00 PM

A new exhibition at the Smithsonian’s Cooper Hewitt Museum in New York City features innovative designs by and for people with disabilities. The exhibition—Access + Ability—runs through September 3. Visitors…

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7 Things I’ve Learned as a CSD Professional

Posted: Apr 11 2018 8:00 PM

I’m in the middle of my third year as a speech-language pathologist, working in the elementary school setting for the entire time. I’ve come a long way since the first…

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