The legislative pace in Congress is often slow and unpredictable. However, thanks in large part to ASHA and National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) member advocacy, we saw significant…
What Are Micro-Aggressions? While Celebrating Multicultural Milestones, Convention Highlights the Work Before Us
“I learned something today,” said Marilyn Negron, a bilingual speech-language pathologist from Kissimmee, Florida. “I didn’t know about transliterators. I know about working with translators and interpreters, but this is…
This special interest group focuses on the intersection of sociocultural factors with audiology and speech-language pathology services.
Today, H.R. 2781, which incorporates the text from H.R. 3637 as Section 5, passed the full E&C Committee. The legislation would provide grants to audiology and speech-language pathology programs to fund:
Scholarships and stipends to eligible people, including for degree completion or preparatory coursework.
Efforts to increase the retention of students in such programs.
As it becomes increasingly easy to download “no prep” or “print and go” materials from a variety of online resources, many new—and experienced—clinicians might not realize the materials they plan…