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Posted April 25, 2017
Dear ISHA Member,You are aware via the newsletter update about ISHA’s work related to the reauthorization of the Illinois Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Practice Act.  ISHA, IDFPR, and ILAA have created Senate Bill 771, which is currently in the Licensed Activities and Pensions Committee.    The Illinois Hearing Society has concerns related to our bill, Senate Bill 771.  They have called on their membership to actively oppose SB 771. The Illinois Hearing S…
Posted April 24, 2017
Rush University Medical Center, in partnership with 35 other organizations state-wide, received a Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to support the development of community-specific interprofessional geriatrics education and training programs.  Free, online education with versions for both professional and consumer audiences have been developed. These online modules are being integrated into undergraduate and gr…
Posted April 24, 2017
LEAP (Language Empowers All People) is a finalist in the Health Resource Service Administration (HRSA) contest to find a technology-based application for parents who want to learn about effective language stimulation for their babies. LEAP has been dedicated to closing the word, language, literacy, learning gap since 1980! The HRSA contest supported development of a technology strategy to reach the huge numbers of parents, which in turn will be help to reduce the 30 million word/language gap.…
Posted March 21, 2017
Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association58th Annual ConventionFebruary 8-10, 2018Donald E. Stephens Convention CenterRosemont, Illinois 2018 Call for Presentations If you are submitting for more than one session you will need to complete the process for each session.  After you submit the required information for your first session, you will be able to either login into your previous submission or click "Start a New Submission", which will allow you to begin a new, 2nd submission.&nbs…