Mississippi Speech-Language-Hearing Association (MSHA) is the statewide professional organization for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, parents/caregivers, support personnel, and students.
Posted: Jan 21 2020 1:25 PM
· Hearing loss is among the most prevalent sensory defects screened for at birth in America affecting 1.4 per 1000 babies each year. According to 2017 EHDI-M data, approximately 54 infants born in Mississippi were documented as being diagnosed with permanent hearing loss.  · While Medicaid covers the cost of hearing aids for children who qualify, many families who make slightly over the
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
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,
Posted: Jan 21 2020 8:00 PM
Peer support. Exchanges on velopharyngeal surgery. Access to timely resources. SIG 5, Craniofacial and Velopharyngeal Disorders, offers all that and more.
Posted: Jan 17 2020 4:30 PM
In a prominent “USA Today” op-ed—featured in the newspaper’s online Opinion section and reprinted by publications all over the country—ASHA 2020 President Theresa Rodgers addresses adults’ digital usage habits. Rodgers…
Posted: Jan 16 2020 8:00 PM
On this episode, we dive into hearing loss reversal. Two researchers share their research on reversing genetic and sensorineural hearing loss.
Posted: Jan 15 2020 9:00 PM
“There’s an educational advocate coming to the IEP meeting.” Believe it or not, those were some of the first words I heard minutes into my first day of being a…
Posted: Jan 13 2020 8:00 PM
How can we plan for a student’s post-secondary journey while working on current educational needs? As a school-based SLP in the secondary setting, I see the importance of creating meaningful…