An Update from the SLPA Committee about ASHA Certification of Assistants

ASHA’s new Assistants Certification Program launches on December 15, 2020. Assistants will be able to earn the Certified Audiology Assistant (C-AA) or the Certified Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (C-SLPA) credential—and position themselves to embrace new career opportunities and to stand out among their peers. Here are a few of our most frequently asked questions to help

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An ArSHA Call to Action

Lisa Naylor is ArSHA’s StAMP (State Advocate for Medicare Policy) representative. She has been keeping our membership apprised of relevant legislation on Capitol Hill. Following is the latest information she has provided. This involves a newly proposed bill intended as a stop gap to Medicare B cuts affecting audiology and speech-language pathology reimbursement for services.

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ArSHA Government Affairs Update – 11/08/2020

The Arizona State Legislature is currently out of session.  Even still, there is plenty to occupy the time and attention of ArSHA’s Government Affairs Committee.  Committee members have had meetings with AZDHS, ADE, senior staff with Governor Ducey’s office, and a host of other stakeholders regarding the upcoming legislative session and the bills we are looking to

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Urgent consumer warning about phony over-the-counter hearing aids

Arizona Attorney General (AG) Mark Brnovich has issued a press release warning the public about over-the-counter hearing aid scams. His office has received approximately 140 complaints in the past year from consumers who purchased over-the-counter hearing aids that didn’t work and couldn’t be returned. He warns that over-the-counter hearing aids are not approved by the

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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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