Mississippi Speech-Language-Hearing Association (MSHA) is the statewide professional organization for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, parents/caregivers, support personnel, and students.
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: 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: Nov 19 2018 8:00 PM
On the first day of last week’s highest-attended ASHA Convention in history, Leader editors asked attendees what challenges they wanted to overcome by being there. As the convention drew to…
Posted: Nov 16 2018 4:30 PM
On the first day of the largest ASHA convention in the organization’s history, Leader editors talked to around 600 of the thousands of attendees. We asked about topics we should…
Posted: Nov 14 2018 9:00 PM
Democrat Kathy Hoffman, a speech-language pathologist in the Peoria (Arizona) Unified School District, won a tight race to become Arizona’s superintendent of public instruction in the Nov. 4 election. The…
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Posted: Nov 12 2018 9:00 PM
Approximately 42 million people worldwide experience mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) each year. Even if they don’t exhibit verifiable cognitive symptoms, they might experience cognitive inefficiency in their daily lives.…
Posted: Nov 09 2018 4:30 PM
How we can better support our diverse caseloads? This means supporting the communication needs of students and clients of color, those exposed to two or more languages, and members of…