Legislative Urgent Action

Please contact your legislator to either table or veto passage HB102. This bill would duplicate the current responsibilities of the SLP, Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board by establishing a separate “Super Board” that would be able to determine the scope of practice of speech pathologists and audiologists. The Board…

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NMSHA Represented at ASHA Convention

Joan Mele-McCarthy, ASHA VP for Governmental Relations and Public Policy, presents the renewed state association certificate to NMSHA President, Krista Claflin; President-Elect, Sandra Nettleton; and Past President, Michael Kaplan. The presentation was made at the 2015 Council of State Association (CSAP) conference in Denver.

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SLP Survey

The EBP-Decisions Project at SUNY Fredonia would like to invite your participation in a study on how speech language pathologists make decisions regarding diagnosis and treatment. We would like your help in this study by completing a survey (http://bit.ly/ebpdecisions) that will take approximately 10-15 minutes of your time. Your participation…

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Good News for SLPs in New Mexico!

According to the data-science group GoodCall, New Mexico ranks highly as one of the best places in the country for speech language pathology professionals. The rankings were determined by examining average salary, job market health and working conditions. This is good news for our state! Here’s a link to the…

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Action Alert

ASHA Elections ASHA elections are now open. You can go to www.asha.org and click on the candidates to view their qualifications. Please vote! Also, please note that Marlene Salas-Provance from NMSU is running for the ASHA Board. Please support her nomination and cast your vote. The Committee on Nominations and…

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ASHA Awards

ASHA Awards Announcement It’s that time of year – time to nominate individuals for ASHA Honors and Awards!  As the first recipient of ASHA’s newest award, I want to encourage state and national leaders to get the word out to nominate school-based colleagues for the only ASHA award that recognizes…

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