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A Year for Connections

Dear ArSHA members, SLP and Audiology professionals in Arizona, Welcome to a new year for the Arizona Speech and Hearing Association! We would like to give our sincere appreciation to Board and Committee members who serve on their own time and with their individual strengths to promote the good of our professions and the community

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Together

Everyone needs a mentor.   You read me right. I have been a speech language pathologist for 24 years and I still need one. I don’t know about you but the activities of the last year- learning new systems, making changes relevant to meeting the needs of our clients or students- have shown me very

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ArSHA Statement on Anti-Racism

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

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NSSHLA Leadership Opportunities for CSD Students

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

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How to Stay Connected While Practicing “Social Distancing”

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

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ArSHA Response and Resources for Covid-19

Dear Arizona SLPs and Audiologists: The following is the collected effort of our Committee Chairs. At ArSHA we are closely following the growing buzz around services provided to our clients, patients, and students during this unprecedented time of challenge. We wish to caution you as we offer the following, that we are not a policy

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Nonprofit Agencies Advocate for AAC

On February 26th 2020, Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest (ACLPI) sent a follow up letter to AHCCCS to cite continued concerns over changes in policy and procedures in Arizona’s Department of Economic Security/ Department of Developmental Disabilities (DES/DDD) Augmentative Communication Unit. ACLPI’s most prominent concerns included failure to comply with federal and

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