COVID-19: Guidance for Graduate Student Clinicians and Clinical Fellows

The world is a much different place than it was just a few weeks ago, and we understand the affects the Coronavirus/COVID-19 is having on you—especially our graduate student clinicians and our Clinical Fellows. We understand this unprecedented time is affecting your ability to be physically present with clients/patients in order to meet the requirements of the 2020 Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Certification Standards. It’s…

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Life with Cerebral Palsy Will Make Me a Powerful SLP

Soon after finding out she was pregnant, my mom found out she was carrying twins. When it came time for her babies to come into the world, my twin sister came first—a normal birth. However, things got a little rocky with my delivery. My mom passed out from exhaustion and my dad was immediately sent out of the delivery room, while the doctor called for…

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National Student Leadership—What Doors Will Open for You?

When you think about leadership opportunities, you probably think about how the experience will grow your leadership skills, make you a better communicator, and could be a great resume booster. And while those are some of the benefits to holding a leadership role, have you thought about what other doors the experience could open for you? National NSSLHA has 6 Executive Council and 100+ Student…

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The Power of Student Advocacy

In 1962, Indiana required all children with a hearing loss greater than 80dB to be institutionalized. But one mother, whose child was born with a hearing impairment, knew that with the correct tools, her child would succeed in mainstream education. She traveled an hour each way for her son to participate in the Purdue Preschool Deaf Class. Encouraged by a Purdue University professor, she collaborated…

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