2021 Fall Workshop

October 16 ~ Virtual

Session 1 - OMG! What’s OMD? An Introduction to Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders
Session 2 - Expansion Points Intervention
Session 3 - Aural Rehab for Cochlear Implants
Session 4 - How to Cross-Walk the MBS/FEES Report Into a Treatment Plan in the
                  Schools or Outpatient Facility

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April 7-10, 2022 ~ Osage Beach, Missouri

SAVE THE DATE: 2022 MSHA Convention

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Call for Posters Now Being Accepted

Professional Presentations: Deadline October 4Student Posters: Deadline December 1

Updates

ASHA letter to the Governor regarding COVID-19 vaccine distribution

ASHA President Theresa H. Rodgers has written a letter to Missouri Governor advocating for audiologists and SLPs to receive priority access to the COVID-19 vaccine. [Read Letter]
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]
Executive Order 20-04 Has Been Extended

Executive Order 20-04 was issued on March 18, 2020, ordering temporary waive or suspend the operation of statutes and regulations to provide services via telehealth. Executive Order 20-04 has been ext [Learn More]
Missouri Guidelines for School-Based Speech-Language Pathologists

The MSHA Handbook has been revised and is available for your viewing. [Read More]
2020 MSHA Fall Workshops Canceled

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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]
Special Education Standards and Indicators

DESE Special Education Standards and Indicators now available. [Learn More]

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Good afternoon! The Governor issued a new executive order, which is shown below.

This new executive order terminates the old executive order. In the same order, he has issued a new state of emergency relative to staff shortages in the state’s healthcare system and the state’s recovery efforts from the COVID-19 public health threat. This new executive order suspends certain statutory and regulatory provisions related to telemedicine.

This new state of emergency executive order is very similar to the one issued at the start of the pandemic and is set to terminate on December 31, 2021 unless extended.
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Hello! My name is Tori Specketer and I am the 2021-2022 MSHA Graduate Student Member. I am currently a second-year master’s student studying Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences at the University of Missouri. Over the next year, I look forward to working with NSSLHA chapters across the state and getting to know others in our field. ... See MoreSee Less

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JUNE = Aphasia Awareness Month 🧠

•Halen Hillard, Southeast Missouri State University NSSLHA President and Brenna Collins SEMO NSSLHA board member provided us with some resources detailing symptoms of aphasia and communication tips!

❕Do you treat patients with aphasia?! Drop your experiences below❕

•Check out these sources: ⬇️

•National Aphasia Association Link:
www.aphasia.org/stories/june-aphasia-awareness-month/

•Salus University- Speech-Language Pathology Institute Link:
www.salusuhealth.com/Speech-Language-Institute/News/News-Stories/

•National-Aphasia-Awareness-Month.aspx
Very Well Health Link:
www.verywellhealth.com/aphasia-in-multiple-sclerosis-2440859
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