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Why bother with Language Inventory for Bilingual and Multilingual Individuals?

Why bother with Language Inventory for Bilingual and Multilingual Individuals? Introduction The aim of this tutorial is to bring awareness to the importance of gathering language inventories from bilingual and multilingual individuals who are seeking services from speech-language pathologists. It provides general information about language development with this population, outlines aspects of a language profile

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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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The ArSHA Store!

Did you know ArSHA has a store? YES! ArSHA has online shopping.  You will find ArSHA branded products such as shirts, tote bags, and more.  Each item would make a wonderful gift for a fellow colleague or could be a great addition to your professional gear.  Check it out by going to www.arshastore.com .  Your purchases benefit ArSHA

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An ArSHA update on AAC referral process and procedures. Please take our survey!

Greetings, On January 1, 2021 The Department of Developmental Disabilities released its revised 310-P policy regarding medical equipment, medical devices, and medical supplies including augmentative and alternative communication devices (AAC). Simultaneously, DDD also transitioned the management of AAC to two of its contracted managed care organizations, United HealthCare and MercyCare. In collaboration with the managed

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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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