Mississippi Speech-Language-Hearing Association (MSHA) is the statewide professional organization for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, parents/caregivers, support personnel, and students.
Posted: Jun 13 2018 5:39 PM
From: http://www.thedabblingspeechie.com/ 1. Organize your digital materials, so you can easily access them in a session. Create YouTube playlists for certain types of videos that you use most often. Organize your no print or PDFs that you like to use digitally on your iPad by folders in your Google drive. 2. Make copies of all those IEP forms, checklists, health and developmental forms,
Posted: Jun 13 2018 5:30 PM
Deanna Power Director of Outreach Disability Benefits Help How Can An Adult With A Speech Disorder Qualify for Disability Benefits? If you have a speech disorder that affects your ability to communicate so much that it impacts your ability to work, you might qualify for disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA). There are many different speech disorders that
Posted: May 22 2018 10:37 PM
Our invited speakers to the MSHA 2018 Conference received hand crafted magnets of the state of Mississippi made by the residents of The Mustard Seed!MSHA was so excited to support those individuals within the state with speech and language difficulties as well as make such an impression on one of our invited speakers! See below the sweet letter from Dr. Margot Beckerman sent to “Seedster”
Posted: May 15 2018 4:18 PM
Thanks to the efforts of MSHA President Amy LeBert and President-Elect Kimberly Ward, May is now officially Better Hearing and Speech Month for the City of Hattiesburg! We were so thrilled to have Mayor Toby Barker today to read the proclamation among a crowd of faculty, students, and alumni at the University of Southern Mississippi. The Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences and
Posted: May 07 2018 2:04 PM
Stuttering Awareness Week begins May 7, 2018, and offers an opportunity to focus public attention on a complex disorder that touches 70 million people around the world and more than three million in the U.S. alone. “Actions speak so much louder than words,” said Jane Fraser, president of the Stuttering Foundation. “This year, the focus of our effort to celebrate Stuttering Awareness
Posted: Jun 20 2018 8:00 PM
SLPs reading this essay: I have a favor to ask you. Please suspend judgment when reading this post. I’m sharing a time-saving and accurate way to complete one of our…
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Posted: Jun 18 2018 8:00 PM
In a recent online chat, Nicole Rogus-Pulia shared how to work with patients, families and dietitians to create safe diets for older patients with dysphagia. Participant: If a participant was…
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Posted: Jun 15 2018 4:00 PM
Speech-language pathologist Laura Moorer organizes a summer camp in Texas to help those with childhood apraxia of speech (CAS). Recently featured on Denton’s local NBC affiliate, Moore’s emplyer, Texas Woman’s…
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Posted: Jun 13 2018 8:00 PM
I learned how to talk again. It’s been 17 months since a life-changing event left me without words. I want you to know, from a patient’s perspective, how speech-language pathologists…
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Posted: Jun 11 2018 8:00 PM
Meredith Gennaro and Stephanie Sigal are speech-language pathologists who met in September 2017 when they began working with the same child. This school year, I worked with another speech-language pathologist…