April 13-16, 2023
Tan-Tar-A Convention Center
Osage Beach, Missouri

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2023 MSHA Convention

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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]


MSHA takes ASHA! So many of our members made their way to New Orleans this past week to learn, connect, and celebrate resilience. Did you make it to ASHA this year? Tell us your favorite session in the comments! ... See MoreSee Less
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During the month of November we recognize those living with Alzheimer's, as well as their families and caregivers.Here are 5 quick statistics according to the Alzheimer's Association.1️⃣ There are over 6 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s Disease with 3 million new cases diagnosed each year.2️⃣ Alzheimer’s is deadlier than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined.3️⃣ The disease is most prevalent in women and Black Americans.4️⃣ 11 million Americans act as unpaid caregivers for a loved one diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.5️⃣ Fewer than 1 in 5 Americans are familiar with mild cognitive impairment, which can be an early stage of Alzheimer's.Be sure to SAVE this post to reference these tips and visit Alzheimers.gov for additional resources and information on living with or caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease....#ENDALZ #alzheimers #eldercare #seniorliving #alzheimersassociation ... See MoreSee Less
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TUNE IN to our Instagram stories on OCTOBER 275 as Truman State takes over our Instagram!Are there any Truman State students, alumni or faculty out there? Show your school spirit in the comments!******#studentlife #lifeoncampus #college #collegelife #collegestudent #education #careerprogression #learning #livetolearn #speechie #speech #speechlanguagepathology #speechpathology #speechlanguagetherapy #speechtherapy #SLP #audiologist #audiology #AUD #missouri #showmemsha #msha ... See MoreSee Less
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Meet Kim Stewart, MA, CCC-SLP, our current VP of Legislative Affairs!Kim holds her Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Kimberly Stewart has been a full-time instructor at the University of Central Missouri in Communications Disorders since August 2010 and teaches numerous courses, including: Introduction to Communication Disorders, Undergraduate Clinical Practicum, School Age Issues in Communication Disorders, and Praxis Exam Preparation.She is the Coordinator of the RiteCare Early Language and Literacy Lab and serves as Advisor for the UCM National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA).Her professional areas of interest include language and literacy, clinical supervision, autism spectrum disorders, motor speech disorders and SLP school services. She has served MSHA in various other roles, such as VP of School Services (2019-2021) and on the convention planning team in numerous capacities (2008-2019). ... See MoreSee Less
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Did you know?Your MSHA executive board meets quarterly for several hours to discuss updates and goals in each role. We last met virtually on Friday, October 14.*****#speechie #speech #speechlanguagepathology #speechpathology #speechlanguagetherapy #speechtherapy #SLP #missouri #showmemsha #msha #leaders #leadership #womenwholead #dreamersandoers #hersuccess ... See MoreSee Less
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