The mission of the Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association (MSHA) is to provide professional support and development, public awareness and advocacy for professionals in communication sciences and disorders and the individuals they serve.


Apr 25, 2014 - Apr 27, 2014: The Silent Airway

Its Impact on Development, Performance and Health, Connecting the Dots in 2014. A three day symposium and joint meeting of the American Academy of Physiological Medicine and Dentistry (AAPMD) and the Academy of Applied Myofunctional Sciences (AAMS) designed for speech language pathologists, medical, and dental professionals that will focus on the role of airway in health, sleep disorders, and orofacial myofunctional disorders. Offered for 2.1 in ASHA CEUs

Jun 5, 2014: 8th Annual Brain Injury Symposium of Mid Michigan

Presented by Origami Brain Injury Rehabilitation Center. The Brain Injury Symposium will enhance the attendees knowledge of brain injury rehabilitation in the areas of personal stories of survival from a brain injury, reconditioning soldiers with mild TBI in a combat zone, treatments for spasticity, pain management techniques, impact of yoga on recovery, and universal principles. Keynote speaker will be Major Erik S. Johnson, M.S., OTR/L, Institute of Surgical Research Burn Center, San Antonio, Texas. Major Johnson was tasked by the consultant to the Surgeon General to develop a pilot program where the primary mission would be to screen and treat mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) for the 173rd Brigade Combat Team. Upon returning from Afghanistan he was tasked to develop another brain injury program that would evaluate executive dysfunction and functional performance in Service Members who were suffering from post-concussion syndrome and similar cognition related injuries.

Aug 19, 2014 - Aug 27, 2014: Lindamood-Bell Professional Development Workshops

Join us for these upcoming workshops in Grand Rapids. Our research-validated programs develop reading and comprehension, the foundation for core standards learning.

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Do You Know an Outstanding Clinician?

The SLP Health Care Services Committee is unveiling our new Outstanding Clinician Award. Our goal is to honor remarkable clinicians who support the overall mission of MSHA in their clinical practice and who go beyond normal work responsibilities. We would like to recognize our Michigan colleagues working in health care and motivate others to provide excellent clinical service.

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Wednesday, March 05, 2014

ICD-10-CM Implementation Has Been Delayed

On April 1, 2014, President Obama signed into law the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014. This law included a provision that delays the implementation of ICD-10 from October 1, 2014 to October 1, 2015.

Beginning October 1, 2015, you will be required to use the new ICD-10-CM (International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification) system, which will replace the current ICD-9-CM (9th Revision). ASHA has developed the following resources to help audiologist and speech-language pathologists prepare for the implementation deadline. Preparing now will help avoid potential reimbursement issues.

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Thursday, April 17, 2014

ASHA's Gift to the Grad

For a limited time, ASHA is offering the opportunity for new graduates to join ASHA at an extremely low cost. Don't let your graduates miss out!

Year 2014 graduates will receive ASHA's special offer of the Gift to the Grad program. Graduates applying for membership and certification can get up to 20 months of membership when they join ASHA after May 1, 2014, which means they will receive membership benefits and services through December 31, 2015.

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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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Tuesday, October 18, 2011

The Career Page has moved

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

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Thursday, December 15, 2011