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.

Professional Resources

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We hope that you will find this information useful and we look forward to continuing to empower our members with information in the future.

MSHA News

2019 Conference T-Shirts now available

Posted: Feb 07 2019 2:39 PM

Available in sizes S, M, L, XL, 2XL, and 3XL.  Ready for pick-up at the conference.

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,

ASHA News

ASHA, Other Groups Champion Audiology Services Legislation at Congressional Briefing

Posted: Oct 18 2019 2:00 PM

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US Congress dome closeup with background of water fountain splashing, American flag waving in Washington DC, USA closeup on Capital capitol hill, columns, pillars, nobodyRepresentatives from ASHA, the American Academy of Audiology (AAA), and the Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) are briefing Congress today to promote legislation that will help audiologists better diagnose,…

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ASHA Voices Update: Troubling PDPM Effects

Posted: Oct 17 2019 3:45 PM

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Employee Termination documentIn this short, special-edition episode, we’re bringing you the stories of speech-language pathologists who experienced unexpected, negative effects on their job situations, pay, and patient treatment when the Patient Driven…

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Try New ASHA Tools to Simplify Using Evidence-based Practice

Posted: Oct 16 2019 8:00 PM

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evidence-based triangle illustrationWhen was the last time you thought about evidence-based practice, or EBP? No, not just about research studies or whether a new treatment is “evidence-based,” but all components of EBP:…

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How to be an Eco-Friendly Clinician

Posted: Oct 15 2019 2:00 PM

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Hands Holding Globe Glass In Green Forest - Environment ConceptSpeech-language pathologists and audiologists are used to making a difference. We help our patients, clients, students, and families achieve their communication and hearing goals, and we know our work results…

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ASHA Voices: Become Your School’s Speech-Language Leader

Posted: Oct 10 2019 7:00 PM

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school zone sign with crosswalk sign in backgroundOn this episode of ASHA Voices, we’re looking at how—given their large caseloads—school-based speech-language pathologists can work smarter not harder to maximize their services. We’ll consider the role of creativity…

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