Arkansas Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Mission Statement

Connecting, learning and communicating with audiologists, speech-language pathologists, future professionals and consumers through:

ArkSHA Offers:

  • Annual Professional conventions and co-sponsored workshops with continuing professional education credits. 

  • ArkSHA Quarterly Newsletter. 

  • Job Placement Bureau. 

  • Directory of Membership. 

  • Directory of Services. 

  • Legislative lobbying for the Profession. 

  • Participation on committees and association activities. 

  • Voting privileges for election of association officers. 

  • Professional information network. 

  • Professional visibility through participation. 

  • Referral networking. 

Services Provided:

  • Monitoring issues related to third party reimbursement. 

  • Advocating for improved services to people with disabilities. 

  • Developing joint committees between ArkSHA and other agencies to address issues of mutual concern.

  • Establishing a network for disseminating information regarding position vacancies in the public schools and other settings. 

  • Lobbying to improve the standards that affect services and reimbursement. 

  • Forming ad hoc committees to address timely issues that affect delivery of quality services. 

  • Development of association position statements that concern the membership.