Welcome to NHSLHA!

Dear Members,

NHSLHA will be holding a Medicaid to School Inservice Event. It is scheduled for 10/27/17 from 3:00-5:00 at Pease Public Library in Plymouth NH. It is a free event.

Here is the eventbrite link for registration: Link

** If you are planning to attend could you please send your questions to me in advance? That will help our presenters be prepared! Thank you.


Dates: March 9 & 10, 2017

Speakers and topics:

Medical Track:
Gina England – Impact of reflux on perception of swallowing
Keri Vasquez-Miloro – Head and neck cancer; swallowing
Joan Arsenault – Dementia and Sensory loss relative to feeding issues

Pediatrics Track:
Lauren Koczarski – Practical applications of AAC
Kathleen Scaler-Scott – Stuttering and ASD
Kathryn Ransom – Executive Function Disorders

**Topics titles are general and will be refined as conference planning progresses.**

Regional Representatives Meet-and-Greets:

NOVEMBER 2nd – The Riverwalk Cafe, Nashua NH 5 – 7pm.
Hosts: Victoria Chesterley, Melissa Mercer, Sophie Merrill

OCTOBER 27th – Foster’s Boiler Room, Plymouth NH 6:30pm.
Hosts: Anne Doyle & Bridget Powers

OCTOBER 28th – Tortilla Flat, Epping NH 5:30pm.
Hosts: Keri Miloro & Lisa Minahan

From The Allied Health Governing Board of Speech Pathologists

1. NH has adopted a Code of Ethics based on the latest ASHA Code of Ethics. This is available at https://www.nh.gov/alliedhealth/documents/SLP-SLACodeofEthics.pdf.
If ethical questions arise, please refer parents, administrators or colleagues to this document. Questions about interpretation should be directed to the office of the Governing Board of Speech-Language Pathology. Contact information is available at https://www.nh.gov/alliedhealth/contactus.htm.

2. The regular monthly meetings of the Governing Board of Speech-Language Pathology are open to the public. Anyone can attend and observe these meetings.There are occasional closed sessions and these will be announced in advance.

3. Speech-language pathologists, speech-language assistants and members of the public who have questions or concerns are encouraged to ask to be placed on an upcoming meeting agenda in order for their questions or concerns to be discussed.

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NHSLHA is a non-profit, professional association and state-level affiliate of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). We are dedicated to providing professionals and consumers with helpful information regarding the speech, language and hearing sciences.

A Brief Survey for Special Education Teachers, BCBAs, SLPs, OTs, School Psychologists, and Other Autism Professionals
We are studying the ways in which autism professionals use video modeling for skills instruction. We invite you to take a brief survey to share your thoughts about using video modeling to teach skills to individuals with autism. As a thank-you for your time, you can choose to be entered to win one of four $25 Amazon.com gift cards when you finish the survey. To take the survey, please go to the following link: http://autismsurvey.weebly.com/. If you have questions, please contact: Nicole Caldwell, Doctoral Candidate, University of North Texas at NicoleCaldwell@my.unt.edu.

Pay your Annual Dues online!
Visit the STORE to submit dues and send your application via email to nhslha@gmail.com.

ACE Award Winners

The Award for Continuing Education (ACE) is awarded to professionals who have earned 70 contact hours (7.0 CEUs) of continuing education within a three-year period. It is awarded by the ASHA Continuing Education Registry to honor those who have committed to pursuing lifelong learning.

          • Bridgewater – Annie Doyle
          • Brookline – William Price
          • Center Conway – Carol Ringenberg
          • Claremont – Lisa Giguere
          • Grantham – Jessica Duryee
          • Portsmouth – Susan Stevens
          • Stratham – Cassandra Brown
          • Swanzey – Catherine Weber
          • Troy – Mallory Underwood

Please join NHSLHA in celebrating the awardees of the October-December 2015 ACE Award!

Thank you for your on-going commitment to professional development and serving the speech and language community!

NHSLHA Annual Retreat:

Your NHSLHA Board would like you to know that the Annual Retreat took place in lovely Contoocook, NH. Many topics were discussed and many team-building activities took place.

Stay Tuned via the July NHSLHA News to view photos and learn more about how your NHSLHA Board members support you!

Upcoming Board Meeting:

WHEN: Monday, 11/07, from 6:00-7:30pm

WHERE: HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital, 254 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH 03301

WHO: Board meetings are open to the public. All are welcome!

Curious About NHSLHA?

View our Brochure here.

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We are making many changes to NHSLHA, one of which is updating the website. In the future, we will be able to offer more services and better access to member-exclusive deals and offers. Check back with us soon!