We are not so different. The proof is in the pudding. As a school-based SLP, I have worked for over 23 years to promote student success through communication skills. I have been perhaps one of many who tended to think, “I am not a medical SLP.” But then ArSHA happened to me. Membership and involvement

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm (Phoenix Time) Presented by: Chelsea Privette, MEd, CCC-SLP Chelsea Privette, MEd, CCC-SLP is a doctoral candidate in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences at the University of Arizona under the mentorship of Dr. Leah Fabiano-Smith. She has a Masters of Education in Communication Disorders from North Carolina

Last summer, I had the opportunity to spend 6 weeks in Quito, Ecuador, participating in a graduate program for Speech-Language Pathologists and graduate students that focused on cultural and linguistic diversity in the field of speech-language pathology.  Before we left and throughout our stay, we completed journal entries and responded to discussion prompts.  I hadn’t

A Quiet Crisis: Quarter Two AAC Update- by the ArSHA AAC Committee If you read the previous AAC Update from February, found here, then you know that just as the rest of the world was beginning to horde toilet paper and self-quarantine due to COVID-19, hundreds of special needs individuals and families in Arizona were

The senseless murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery and the numerous other unjust Black killings have left us all grieving, but none more than the Black community. The Arizona Speech-Language-Hearing Association stands in solidarity with our Black colleagues, clients, patients, students and Black community at large. It is devastating that it took

Date: Monday, June 22, 2020 Time: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm (Phoenix Time) Presented by: Jessica Hudson, MA, CCC-SLP Jessica is the owner of Stuttering and Speech Therapy of Arizona (SSTA) located in Mesa, AZ. She is a certified member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and a licensed speech-language pathologist in the state of

Have you recovered? I have not. And I hope I don’t. This period of social distance and veritable shut down has provided an opportunity to reflect on how and why we connect as people, one to another. Thankfully our human communication skills include basic literacy which is easier to send and receive than ever before.

I hope you are all safe and well during these trying times. I am reaching out to anyone who may know or work with CSD students, to please let them know that National NSSLHA student leadership applications are currently open! With 100+ student leadership opportunities available, students are given unparalleled opportunities to learn and grow

Please enjoy this rousing tune while you read, from your ArSHA family.   COVID-19 has certainly led to tremendous changes to life as we know it. Whether you have some unexpected vacation time or are navigating the unchartered territory of working from home, the career you’ve grown accustomed to suddenly looks quite different. Whatever your