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Graduate students in CSD: Check out the new scholarship available from ArSHA

Application deadline-February 1, 2020 ArSHA Outstanding Graduate Student Scholarship This $500 scholarship is available to a current active ArSHA student member who has displayed strong clinical potential, leadership skills, and pre-professional involvement and service at the local, state or national level. For complete information, guidelines, and the application form, visit: http://www.arsha.org/documents/ArSHA_Outstanding_Graduate_Student_Scholarship_Application_July_2019.docx

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Implicit Bias in Clinical Practice

Chelsea Privette, M.Ed., CCC-SLP, for ArSHA’S Cultural and Linguistic Diversity committee   Everyone has biases – both positive and negative. Implicit bias affects our clinical practice in ways that are subtle to us, but in not-so-subtle ways to the clients we serve. The good news is that we have the ability to identify our biases

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2020 Arizona Speech-Language-Hearing Association Honors and Awards

  It’s ArSHA’s time to celebrate! It’s YOUR time to nominate! FACT:  The Arizona Speech-Language-Hearing Association has presented MANY awards over the years to recognize deserving individuals and their contributions to ArSHA and the professions of speech-language pathology, audiology, and speech and hearing science. FACT:  We have MANY outstanding professionals in our state who have

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Advocacy Update (July 8, 2019)

On Monday 7/1, Jeff Meeks (Government Affairs Chair) and Todd Baughman (ArSHA’s Lobbyist) met with representatives from the Arizona Department of Health Services and the Arizona Department of Education to address licensing and certification issues impacting Audiologists, Speech-Language Pathologists, Speech-Language Technicians, and Speech-Language Pathologist Assistants. Among the many topics discussed is what appears to be

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2020 Annual Convention

April 3-4, 2020, Phoenix, AZ Hotel Information and Reservations: The Wigwam 300 E Wigwam Blvd Litchfield, AZ 85340 1-623-258-4676 A special Convention room rate starting at $235 will be available until March 3, 2020, or until the room block is sold out, whichever occurs first. Please use the link below to reserve your room. To

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The Association Between Hearing Loss, Aging, Cognition, and Neurodegenerative Disorders

Thursday, February 7, 2019 12:00 – 1:00 MST Presented by Zarin Mehta, PhD, CCC-A, FAAA Abstract: Hearing loss and cognitive decline often accompany the aging process. This presentation will explore the relationship between hearing loss, cognitive decline, and neurodegenerative disorders. Management strategies for hearing loss with cognitively compromised older adults will be presented. The effects

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Daniel R. Boone, PhD, CCC-SLP, 1927-2018

Dan Boone, PhD, CCC-SLP, beloved clinician, mentor, friend, and a life-time member of ArSHA died on October 27. Dr. Boone was Professor Emeritus, The University of Arizona (1988-present), and was a practicing master clinician up until his death. He is well-known for his contributions to the field of speech-language pathology, publishing over 100 professional articles

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Bill Summary – SB1102: HEARING AID DISPENSERS; AUDIOLOGISTS

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Various changes relating to the regulation of hearing aid dispensers, audiologists and speech-language pathologists. The Department of Health Services is required to deposit 10 percent of all monies collected for the regulation of hearing aid dispensers, audiologists and speech-language pathologists in the general fund and the remaining 90 percent in the Health Services Licensing Fund,

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