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Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Interstate Compact Information

The Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology Interstate Compact (ASLP-IC) facilitates the interstate practice of audiology and speech-language pathology while maintaining public protection. ASLP-IC i [Read More]
OSEP released document concerning implementation of the IDEA Part B provision of services during COVID-19

The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services’ Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) released a Q&A document in response to inquiries concerning implementation of the In [Learn More]
Missouri Guidelines for School-Based Speech-Language Pathologists

The MSHA Handbook has been revised and is available for your viewing. [Read More]
US Department of Education on COVID-19

The US Department of Education has just released some information that provides guidance that pertains to students being served under IDEA during the COVID-19 outbreak. [Please review this information and frequently check the MSHA and ASHA websites for information.]
Medicare Reverses Incorrect Edit

MSHA knows that there have been concerns raised around CMS’ 2020 edit that did not allow same-day billing of 92611 (modified barium swallow study) and 74230 (radiologist charge). [Read More]


Missouri has become the 22nd state to join the Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology Interstate Compact. Congratulations Missouri Speech-Language-Hearing Association! Learn more: ... See MoreSee Less
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Many of our MSHA Executive Board Members had the opportunity to witness Governor Mike Parson sign HB 2149 into law. The legislation adopts the Audiology Speech Pathology Interstate Compact. This bill will allow SLPs and Audiologists in Missouri to practice across state lines in all participating compact states. This is very exciting! Thank you all for your hard work and advocacy that made this happen! ... See MoreSee Less
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Southeast Missouri State NSSLHA Chapter has earned Gold Status! 🌟 Thank you for all of your hard work! Congratulations! 🎉 ... See MoreSee Less
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June is National Aphasia Awareness Month! 🧠Aphasia is an impairment of language affecting the production or comprehension of speech and the ability to read or write. aphasia.orgThank you, SEMO NSSLHA, for sharing this information! ... See MoreSee Less
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June is National Dysphagia Awareness Month! During the month of June, we want to bring awareness to those struggling with Dysphagia as well as encourage those who may unknowingly have it to seek help. Dysphagia is most commonly known as difficulty swallowing, and can often have many risks if people are not taught how to manage their symptoms. Dysphagia can occur in individuals of all ages and diagnoses, from those who have had strokes or traumatic brain injuries, to babies that are born premature. However, there is treatment available for those who suffer with it. In the link provided below, the National Foundation for Swallowing Disorders has outlined information for those with Dysphagia, as well as their caregivers, to ensure that everyone has access to the best available you, UCM NSSLHA, for sharing this great information! ... See MoreSee Less
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