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]
The Rockhurst University Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (RUCSD) invites you to attend the SLPA Training Open House on Thursday, May 20th from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm CST via Zoom. This open house is designed for prospective students, principals, superintendents, and anyone interested in learning more about the program. During the open house you will be able to meet the RUCSD Department Chair Dr. Pam Hart, the SLPA Program Director Dr. Shatonda Jones, as well as some of the instructional faculty in the program, ask any questions you might have, learn about program cost, and admissions.
If you would like to attend, please register at the link below. Once registered, you will receive an email on how to access the zoom.
Hope to see you there! Rockhurst Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Register for the Rockhurst SLPA Training Program Open House
When: May 20, 2021, 06:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. If you do not receive a confirmation email by May 18, 2021, please email Dr. Jones at Shatonda.email@example.com ... See MoreSee Less
We have entered the month of May! How is this possible? 😳 Time sure does fly when you are having fun! May is Better Hearing & Speech month! 🗣👂🏼
So, lets continue on with the fun and learn about the role of an audiologist and how you can protect your hearing 🙌🏼
Maggie O'Brien, the Mizzou NSSLHA chapter president gave us some pointers on how to protect our hearing. Check it out ⬇️
Approximately 48 million Americans have some degree of hearing loss. It is very important to take care of your hearing by using hearing protection. Damage to the auditory system can be irreparable. Here are some tips on how to protect your hearing throughout day to day life:
•Turn the volume down when using earphones or driving in the car. •Use earplugs when exposed to loud noise. •Do not use q-tips in your ears. • If you are having hearing issues make sure to talk to an audiologist as soon as possible.
Now, Morgan Gabriele, from Maryville University provided us with a great visual to help breakdown various roles of an audiologist. Check it out ⬇️
If you’re an audiologist - drop an emoji in the comments 👏🏼 ... See MoreSee Less