Chapters: Clean Off the Cobwebs and Prep for Next Year

Sweet, sweet summer—the time to relax, catch some sun, and step up your NSSLHA game. Wait, what?! Yeah, you heard us right! Summer is the perfect time to reflect on your NSSLHA chapter’s past experiences and think about the upcoming year. Use your time off to get a head start and dream about what you hope your chapter accomplishes this upcoming year. In the long…

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Igniting Passion: Building the High School to CSD Pipeline

Throughout my educational policy classes, I learned how important it is for students to have mentors and teachers who share the same ethnicities and genders as them. Having role models who look like them, increases the likelihood that students will see themselves in similar roles. But what about kids who are working with speech-language pathologists and audiologists? Does the same hold true? Yes. The Need…

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Announcing NSSLHA’s Newest Executive and Regional Council Members

You voted—and we heard you! Please help me in congratulating our newly elected Executive and Regional Council members for the 2019-2021 term … President-Elect (SLP) Jordan Girola | California State University, Chico | CSD Fun Fact: Jordan is a beach girl all the way! She also loves morning runs, riding her bike, and gardening. “As last year’s NSSLHA SLP SSO in California, I learned how…

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Twins with Differences: How the Speech and Hearing Services We Received Shaped My Future

My brother, Stephen, and I are twins—alike, yet different, in so many ways. We have the same dark sense of humor and make each other laugh at any given opportunity but we also know how to push the right buttons to get on each other’s nerves. Stephen and I have the same love for food but ask us how we like our coffee in the…

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