ArkSHA State of Affairs

This presentation serves as a way to learn about the infrastructure of the Arkansas Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ArkSHA), to identify 2020 advocacy efforts, and to discuss resources for improving service provision. State leaders will discuss professional development opportunities, leadership structure and up-to-date rules for the provision of telehealth in the state. Lastly, the leadership will discuss potential updates to the bylaws of the association.


Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify leadership and leadership structure of the Arkansas Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  2. Identify upcoming professional development opportunities
  3. Discuss resources available to improve service provision
  4. Discuss rules and regulations for telepractice in Arkansas.
  5. Identify potential changes to the bylaws of the organization that will be presented to the membership for a vote.

6:15-6:30pm Event Log-in
6:30-6:40 pm Intro to ArkSHA Leadership and leadership Structure
6:40-6:50 pm 2020 ArkSHA Convention Update
6:50-7:05 pm Telepractice Updates
7:05-7:10 pm Bylaws discussion
7:10-7:20 pm Resources discussion
7:20-7:25 pm Leadership opportunities
7:25-7:30 pm Questions


Rachel Glade is a certified Speech-Language Pathologist and a Listening and Spoken Language Specialist, Certified Auditory-Verbal Therapist. She is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), from which she holds a certificate of clinical competence; the Arkansas Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ArkSHA); the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell); the Global Foundation for Hearing Loss; the National Council for Rehabilitation Education (NCRE) and is a board member of Arkansas Hands and Voices. She is also a State Champion for the American Cochlear Implant Alliance. She is the 2020 President of the ArkSHA.

Financial disclosure: receives a salary from UA as professor
Non-financial: President of ArkSHA, member of ASHA, member of AG Bell, member of NCRE, member of Global Foundation for Hearing Loss, board member of Arkansas Hands and Voices


Upon participating in the live webinar, IF you pay for the ASHA Registry, fill out THIS FORM and return it to by April 30th. 

The Arkansas Speech Language Hearing Association long1This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Related area).

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