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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.

Open Positions

Open Positions

Are you looking for a position? Do you have a position open that you need filled. Either way check out our open positions listings.

MSHA News

Posted: Oct 29 2018 1:43 PM

Barbara Jacobson, PhD, CCC-SLP is the ASHA Vice President for Standards & Ethics in Speech-Language Pathology. She will present an unopposed presentation on Ethics during our 2019 Conference. MSHA is aware that Standard VIII will require one hour of Ethics education for certification maintenance starting in 2020. 

Posted: Oct 15 2018 12:12 PM

The Healthcare Committee of the Mississippi Speech-Language-Hearing Association took a stand against a policy of United Health Care. The result was a reversal of policy.United Health Care, a managed care company administrating Medicaid funds in Mississippi, adopted a narrow definition of “medical necessity.” The result was denial of speech and hearing services to almost all children ages 0-21

Posted: Aug 17 2018 3:37 PM

The Mississippi Speech-Language-Hearing Association committee for audiology is excited to announce a new link for audiology best-practice statements on the MSHA website.  The audiology committee is committed to upholding best practices in the field of audiology for all clients. In so doing, we are working diligently to create best practice statements and upload these on the MSHA

7 Ways School-based Slps Can Get Organized Over the Summer

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,

How Can An Adult With A Speech Disorder Qualify for Disability Benefits?

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

ASHA News

What I Learned at ASHA Convention to Put Into Practice Today

Posted: Nov 19 2018 8:00 PM

Boston, Massachusetts, USA: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center - photo by M.Torres

On the first day of last week’s highest-attended ASHA Convention in history, Leader editors asked attendees what challenges they wanted to overcome by being there. As the convention drew to…

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What Challenges Did You Come to ASHA Convention to Help Overcome?

Posted: Nov 16 2018 4:30 PM

ASHA Leader Lounge at Convention

On the first day of the largest ASHA convention in the organization’s history, Leader editors talked to around 600 of the thousands of attendees. We asked about topics we should…

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SLP to Head of Arizona Department of Education

Posted: Nov 14 2018 9:00 PM

Arizona flag with pile of books isolated on white background

Democrat Kathy Hoffman, a speech-language pathologist in the Peoria (Arizona) Unified School District, won a tight race to become Arizona’s superintendent of public instruction in the Nov. 4 election. The…

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Strategies for Person-Centered Approach to Mild TBI: An Interprofessional Perspective

Posted: Nov 12 2018 9:00 PM

Close-up of African American girl holding her head in pain.

Approximately 42 million people worldwide experience mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) each year. Even if they don’t exhibit verifiable cognitive symptoms, they might experience cognitive inefficiency in their daily lives.…

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Why Use Literary Interventions for Diverse Populations

Posted: Nov 09 2018 4:30 PM

Asian female teacher teaching mixed race kids reading book in classroom,Kindergarten pre school concept

How we can better support our diverse caseloads? This means supporting the communication needs of students and clients of color, those exposed to two or more languages, and members of…

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