Mississippi Speech-Language-Hearing Association (MSHA) is the statewide professional organization for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, parents/caregivers, support personnel, and students.
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: May 07 2018 2:02 PM
Better Hearing & Speech Month 2018 Each May, Better Hearing & Speech Month (BHSM) provides an opportunity to raise awareness about communication disorders and the role of ASHA members in providing life-altering treatment. For 2018, the theme is "Communication for All." ASHA has many resources to help you celebrate all month long. Please go to the ASHA website to check on the latest
Posted: May 07 2018 1:58 PM
Awareness Day? How About Awareness Month! Every year on May 14th we celebrate Apraxia Awareness Day and commit to spreading awareness in our local and online communities. This year we are increasing our efforts and extending Apraxia Awareness Day to Apraxia Awareness Month Celebrate with us for the ENTIRE month of May! Looking for a way to get involved? Look on our website for ideas
Posted: May 21 2018 3:30 PM
Do you want to be a mentee and… Expand your leadership skills for either your workplace or volunteer leadership? Receive one-on-one guidance you can custom design to support your professional…
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Posted: May 18 2018 3:30 PM
An overhaul to Medicare’s payment system for beneficiaries in skilled nursing facilities—which would use patients’ clinical characteristics, such as diagnoses and other factors—is scheduled to take place Oct. 1, 2019.…
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Posted: May 17 2018 8:00 PM
Last spring, ASHA announced its support for the International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI) framework. This new framework standardizes terminology and definitions for food textures and liquid thicknesses. The framework…
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Posted: May 16 2018 2:00 PM
It’s the question that’s driving the Internet crazy: Is the computerized voice on a viral audio clip saying “Laurel” or “Yanny”? What do you hear?! Yanny or Laurel pic.twitter.com/jvHhCbMc8I —…
Posted: May 14 2018 8:00 PM
“When I was in graduate school, we didn’t even have a class on dysphagia,” I sometimes tell my students. But before you hold this against me, I did realize this…
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