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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

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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: 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

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”

Better Hearing and Speech Month Proclamation

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

ASHA News

Punk-Rocker-Turned-Audiologist Protects Musicians’ Hearing

Posted: Sep 21 2018 6:30 PM

Audiologist Anthony Kovacs understands the hearing dangers of being a musician. Before he began spending his days protecting peoples’ hearing, he put his own at risk. Kovacs sang with punk…

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5 Ways to Simplify Fall Transitions for Students—and SLPs, Too

Posted: Sep 19 2018 8:00 PM

SLP working with student while looking at a book

Transitioning to the school routine after the summer break can challenge anyone. Any child might struggle with pushing bedtime back when it’s still light out and adjusting to eating lunch…

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Spotlight on SIG 6, Hearing and Hearing Disorders: Research and Diagnostics

Posted: Sep 17 2018 8:00 PM

Two scientists in lab

Members of SIG 6 work to provide a forum for collaboration between researchers and clinicians to translate research into evidence-based practice related to hearing and balance.  Read on for Keith Wolgemuth’s…

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‘Atypical’ Season 2 Adds Actors and Consultant With Autism

Posted: Sep 14 2018 3:30 PM

Season 2 of Atypical includes actors with autism playing members of a peer group for the main character.

The Netflix series “Atypical” shares the story of a high school boy with autism facing the challenges of romance and achieving independence. The show originated last year and the second…

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How to Help Elementary Students Understand ‘Uniqueness’

Posted: Sep 12 2018 2:00 PM

education, elementary school - teacher helping school kids doing communication activity in cafeteria

“Do you know what a disability is?” I asked this question to students in third- through fifth-grade classes. Some students gave an answer, but most struggled to form thoughts on…

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