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

Voice and Communication Support for Youth Who Are Transgender: Are You Ready?

Posted: Nov 11 2019 9:00 PM

Teenager looking concerned and Seeking help for problems

Teenager looking concerned and Seeking help for problemsAs more of our students choose to live out their authentic gender expression, school-based speech-language pathologists can play a role in supporting and serving them. Some SLPs they already work…

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ASHA Voices: Talking About Hearing Loss … and Solving the Cocktail Party Problem?

Posted: Nov 07 2019 7:00 PM

Man with hand cupped to ear and ljumbled letters are pouring into his ear.

Man with hand cupped to ear and ljumbled letters are pouring into his ear.You know that hearing problem you can have when you’re trying to pick up just one voice in a crowd … This week on the podcast, we talk to neural…

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New Rules for Student Loan Forgiveness Program Might Help You

Posted: Nov 06 2019 8:30 PM

Document with title student loan forgiveness.

Document with title student loan forgiveness.Many of you likely know about the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program,. The program allows you to eliminate loan debt if you work for a qualified public service employer.…

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SIG 18 Can Answer Your Questions About Telepractice

Posted: Nov 04 2019 9:00 PM

African American business woman working on a computer

African American business woman working on a computerGot questions about telepractice? Special Interest Group 18 can connect you with resources and colleagues to help you build your telepractice success.

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ASHA-Endorsed Telehealth Legislation Introduced in House, Senate

Posted: Nov 01 2019 5:08 PM

telehealth

telehealthMembers of Congress introduced new legislation on Wednesday that could expand the ability of audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and other health care professionals to provide telehealth services. The Creating Opportunities Now…

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