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 MSHA Annual Conference April 21-23, 2016 at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel
in Grand Rapids.
Online Registration is now closed.  You can register onsite at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel beginning Thursday, April 21st.


Events

May 3, 2016: Language Acquistion through Motor Planning (LAMP)

Language Acquistion through Motor Planning (LAMP) is an augmentative alternative communication (AAC) approach designed to give individuals who are non-verbal or have limited verbal abilities a method of independently and spontaneously expressing themselves through the use of a voice output communication device. LAMP was initially developed to give non-verbal individuals with autism a means of communication but can be adapted to benefit individuals with a variety of disabilities. The components of LAMP address the features and vocabulary available on the device as well as the method of teaching communication while taking into account the individuals's sensory needs. Presented by John D. Halloran, M.S., CCC-SLP, Senior Clinical Associate for The Center for AAC and Autism and author of the LAMP approach.


Jul 6, 2016 - Jul 10, 2016: National Stuttering Association 2016 Annual Conference

Come join the National Stuttering Association as we team up with the International Stuttering Association for the biggest event of people who stutter, the speech pathologists who help them, and the friends and family who unconditionally love them! For four days, be part of this life-changing event that will forever change your outlook on stuttering. With powerful workshops designed to motivate you, energetic keynote speakers who will inspire you to dream big, a clinical symposium featuring some of the most renowned speech pathologists in the world, and fantastic social activities including a grand banquet, we invite you to see how peachy your future can be! Two communities are sharing one voice and we want you to be heard!


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ASHA has revised the SLP Scope of Practice document in several areas based on advancements in knowledge and research.

One of the biggest changes to the document includes the delineation of practice areas in the context of eight domains of speech-language pathology service delivery: collaboration; counseling; prevention and wellness; screening; assessment; treatment; modalities, technology, and instrumentation; and population and systems. In addition, five domains of professional practice are delineated: advocacy and outreach, supervision, education, research and administration/leadership.

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Licensure Applications

After December 7, 2013 all Speech-Language Pathologists, regardless of their work setting must be licensed. License applications can be found on the LARA website.

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Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The Career Page has moved

Looking for a job? The Career Page is now under the Resources Link.

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