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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 evaluate, diagnose, and provide rehabilitative services for hearing and balance disorders.



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.

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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.


Posted: Oct 11 2022 5:51 PM

 OTC Hearing Aids: An Overview & Update for Audiologists in MississippiLed by: Haley Messersmith, Au.D., CCC-A The release of the FDA ruling regarding OTC hearing aids has audiologists around the country wondering what this means for their patients and the future of their practice. Join Haley Messersmith, VP: Audiology of the Mississippi Speech and Hearing Association, to discuss details


Posted: Mar 23 2021 3:51 PM

We are excited to announce that we will be hosting our very first MSHA Virtual Town Hall this Friday, March 26th from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. CT via Zoom. Members and non-members are welcome to attend. We hope you will join us and share with your friends and colleagues too.2020 was a challenging year for so many. Nevertheless, you all persisted. We salute all the speech and hearing professionals

Conference Dates!

Posted: Jan 28 2021 1:48 PM

 Happy New Year from your 2021 Conference Co-Chairs! The MSHA Annual Continuing Education Conference will be held September 1-3! We are thrilled to announce that the conference will be back at the Hilton in Jackson. We are moving forward with planning an in-person conference for networking and reconnection opportunities. Please note we will make modifications if warranted due to the status of the

President's Message

Posted: Jan 26 2021 5:30 PM

MSHA TO-DO LISTSAVE THE DATE for Annual Conference: September 1-3, 2021Ask Two Colleagues to JOIN MSHARenew Your MSHA Membership Students only $15Clinical Fellows only $35Sign up for a MSHACommittee Participate in VIRTUAL LEGISLATIVE DAY January 27th  Join me in moving Mississippi forward, Amy Livingston, MS CCC-SLPMSHA President 2021  Mississippi

MSHA Virtual Legislative Day - January 27, 2021

Posted: Jan 22 2021 1:56 PM

Attention MSHA members! 2021 is here and MSHA is submitting two bills for legislative change. These two important topics are Hearing Aid Insurance Coverage for Children under 21 (House Bill 13/ Senate Bill 2338) and the creation of an Independent Licensure Board for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (House Bill 85/Senate Bill 2005). We are asking that you participate in MSHA’s Virtual