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

Professional Resources

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

You Are Beacons for Those You Serve—Even Long After You Serve Them

Posted: Nov 21 2019 10:30 PM

Lighthouse shines its light at against an angry-looking sky.

Lighthouse shines its light at against an angry-looking sky.Steve Pemberton overcame not having a family and experiencing violent abuse because a few people he encountered “saw” him. He used his experiences to inspire the ASHA 2019 Convention audience…

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ASHA Voices: Focusing on What’s Possible for People with Dementia

Posted: Nov 21 2019 5:00 PM

What happens when we flip the dementia intervention model from what’s wrong to what can be better? This week on the podcast, we talk about the difference a strengths-based, person-centered…

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An SLP Offers AAC Intervention at 30,000 Feet

Posted: Nov 20 2019 9:00 PM

Woman looking at boy next to her on airplane.

Woman looking at boy next to her on airplane.When I boarded an 8-hour international flight home from a language neurobiology conference a this past August, I anticipated getting some major work done. If I was lucky, I could…

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Insights and Tips for My Fellow Introverted SLPs

Posted: Nov 18 2019 9:00 PM

woman looking out of the window sitting at a conference table

woman looking out of the window sitting at a conference tableAs a speech-language pathologist, you talk to patients and their caregivers, to colleagues, and to collaborators, and then you talk to yourself while making notes on the all previously listed…

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Everyday Ethics: Do I Discontinue Services for Unvaccinated Clients?

Posted: Nov 15 2019 4:30 PM

Close-up medical syringe with a vaccine.

Close-up medical syringe with a vaccine.Question: I’m a private-practice, ASHA-certified speech-language pathologist who is three months pregnant. I have been treating a child in her home, but I want to discontinue services to the child…

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