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Sandra L. Turek Award

Do you know an ArSHA member, who has followed in the example established by Sandra Turek, M.S., CCC-A, and who demonstrates outstanding leadership in the professions of audiology or speech-language pathology? Need some info about Sandra? Sandra was the Assistant Chief of Audiology and Speech Pathology at the Veterans’ Affairs (VA) Medical Center in Phoenix,

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Cultural Differences and Imposter Syndrome

This essay was originally written to apply for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s (ASHA) Minority Student Leadership Program She was honored to be accepted into the 2019 class of the Minority Student Leadership Program, which she participated in at the November 2019 ASHA convention, Orlando, FL. . Since writing the essay the author has established a

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Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in our Future Professionals

This essay was originally written to apply for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s (ASHA) Minority Student Leadership Program She was honored to be accepted into the 2019 class of the Minority Student Leadership Program, which she participated in at the November 2019 ASHA convention, Orlando, FL. . Since writing the essay the author has established a

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Case Load, Work Load, and YOU.

Post submitted by Lauren Clabaugh, ArSHA Schools Committee   Arizona School-based SLPs: Does this situation sound familiar? You are finally getting your footing this school year and feeling comfortable with your students and many work tasks, when your SPED director decides your caseload numbers are “too low” and assigns you another school. Sure, the number

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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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We Love a Good Story!!

One of my favorite niches in which to practice speech pathology in the schools has been with literacy. I love to dig deep into the relationships between reading comprehension and language, writing and expressive language, and all the pieces and parts. The longer I practiced, the more interested I became in the relevance of oral

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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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