Navigating Clinical Practicum, Clinical Fellowships, and the ASHA Certification Process During COVID-19

Thanks again to everyone who joined us last month for the NSSLHA Live Chat, COVID-19: Certification and Accreditation Q&A for Students. We couldn’t get to all of your questions, so last week we addressed some questions related to navigating your grades, graduation, financial aid, the Praxis, and employment. This week, we’ve connected with our colleagues on ASHA’s Accreditation and Certification teams to share answers to…

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Navigating Grades, Graduation, Financial Aid, the Praxis, and Employment During COVID-19

Thanks to everyone who joined the NSSLHA Live Chat, COVID-19: Certification and Accreditation Q&A for Students in April. There were some questions we couldn’t get to during the chat, so we’ve connected with our colleagues on ASHA’s Accreditation and Certification teams to share more answers with you now: Grade and Graduation Requirements We understand this pandemic has caused a great deal of stress on students…

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California State University—Sacramento: NSSLHA’s 2020 Chapter of the Year

Each year, NSSLHA chapters participate in NSSLHA Chapter Honors—vying for gold, silver, and bronze status. We’re continuously wowed by the incredible work each chapter puts into reaching their goals . . . and this year was no exception! Check out the full list of 2020 Chapter Honors awardees. We were particularly impressed with the hard work and dedication of the CSD students at California State…

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How Being a Stressed-Out Grad Student Impacted My Voice

School—whether in undergrad, grad school, or pursuing doctoral studies—can bring along great amounts of stress. While stress appears in all of our lives, we each react and cope differently. It has many impacts on our mental and physical health but understanding how stress affects our voice is not as widespread—even for a speech-language pathology graduate student, like myself. Subtle Differences in My Voice Throughout the…

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