What’s in YOUR notebooks?

The other morning I was browsing some social media over my cup of coffee. I have a couple of SLP feeds that I interact with and a question posed this morning caught my interest. The SLP wanted group insights on whether to save her notebooks and materials from graduate studies about 6 years ago- would

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The Importance of ArSHA and Advocacy from Government Relations Chair

ArSHA is the most important advocate for the professions and people with communication disorders in Arizona. While ASHA is skilled at addressing national issues, ArSHA has the resources and relationships necessary to understand and impact the issues directly affecting speech, language, and hearing professionals in our state. We have had great success in recent years

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The Supervisor Experience

SLPs and audiologists are frequently asked to supervise interns, CFs, or SLPAs. This seems especially frequent in the schools. In my 22 years I have had many experiences with supervision and I can tell you first-hand, my style and ability to mentor the up and coming SLPs has changed a great deal for the better. 

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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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Get Out There

I caught the title for a blog post on Nicole Allison’s Speech Peeps website a while back that really resonates with me every afternoon around 12:00 PM when I find myself scarfing down a salad with only a computer screen and an EET poster staring back at me. “Dear Lonely SLP.” It is true. Being

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From the Ethics Committee….

Why Is There an Ethics Committee? Ethics does not sound like the most exciting of topics, but a code of ethics is vitally important in our professions: it forms a stable framework for our practice in the fields of Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology, and Communication Sciences. The Ethics Committee is able to accept written complaints, and

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