Join us on Thursday, September 28th from 6-7 PM on Zoom. You don’t want to miss this opportunity to experience the POWER of membership in ArSHA! We will learn about the benefits of becoming an ArSHA member, chat with other speech-language-hearing professionals through whole group activities and breakout rooms, and raffle off some great prizes!
Date: Tuesday, September 12, 2023 from 5:00 – 5:45pm Cost: Free Please join us for the first of four Virtual Early Childhood Town Hall series on Tuesday, September 12, 2023 from 4:00 – 5:45 pm. Part 1 will focus on the SLPs role working within the Preschool setting and will discuss Child Find, categories of
Rui Hernandez, MA, CCC-SLP
It is crucial to capitalize on the home language foundations of our AAC users to facilitate dual language development. We know this leads to access and engagement in ALL environments. By incorporating the home language into intervention planning, family buy-in increases. This is critical to AAC intervention to avoid isolation at home and in cultural communities. Supporting bilingual families can be challenging particularly when there is a provider-client language mismatch. SLPs need to be creative in using available resources to meet the AAC user’s needs. This article includes resources to for SLPs and parents to support bilingual AAC users and their language development journey.
ArSHA is proud to announce the new executive board officers for 2023-2024. President Elect: Victoria Clark, MA, MS, CCC-SLP VP, Audiology Services: Linda Nieb, AuD, CCC-A Chair, Professional Development: Stephanie C. Christensen, PhD, CCC-SLP Chair, Governmental Affairs: Kathleen E. Peterson, AuD, CCC-A
ArSHA is proud to announce the following 2023 Honors and Awards recipients: Honors of the Association Jennifer A. Casteix, MS, CCC-SLP The Outstanding Graduate Student Scholarship Abbie White, BS The Marilyn Moline Mentorship Award Judith B. King, PhD, CCC-SLP The Sandra Turek Award for Outstanding Leadership Sarah Dachtyl, PhD, CCC-SLP The James Case Student Clinical
Save the Date: Tuesday, February 21, 6:15 pm to 7:15pm What: “The Integration of Students into Advocating for AHCCCS Hearing Healthcare and Device Coverage for Adults.” Please join us for our Virtual Audiology Town Hall on Tuesday, February 21, from 6:15 to 7:15pm. Dr. Thomas Muller and Dr. Erica Hansen, from The University of Arizona
Happy AAC Awareness Month! We as the ArSHA AAC Committee have created several resources to help ease the process of referring your clients and students for an AAC device. Under the Resources Tab on the ArSHA website, you will find a new AAC Referral Flow Chart for clients who receive DDD/ALTCS services, who also have
The Benefits of ArSHA Membership ArSHA is the Arizona Speech-Language-Hearing Association. It is the professional association of more than 500 audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech-language pathology assistants in Arizona. We advocate at the state level and are involved at the national level, too, through our STAR and StAMP representatives. Our goal is for Arizona to
The Arizona Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ArSHA) is sponsoring a design contest to celebrate Better Hearing and Speech Month this May. Our theme for the contest is “The Power of Communication.” The winning design will be featured in our store (www.arshastore.com) and may be used for future promotional items. The winner will receive a free shirt and
Dear Arizona Audiologists, Speech-Language Pathologists, and SLP Assistants; We’ve Got Skin in the Game! Having skin in the game is an expression used to convey at least a couple meanings. In business, it is when high-ranking insiders of an organization increase their personal risk by investing some of their own funds back into the