Healthcare Disparities: Recognizing and Removing Barriers to Speech-Language-Hearing Services
October 24, 2013
7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. ET
Sponsored by SIG 14, Communication Disorders and Sciences in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations
This live event chat will discuss healthcare disparities and steps that can be taken to address the issues that exist in the access to speech-language and hearing services. We hope to stimulate a conversation about how to break down barriers to barriers in order to take steps toward making communication, a human right, accessible and achievable for all. The following panelists will be available to answer questions:
- Charles Ellis, Jr., PhD, CCC-SLP, Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina
- Sharon Williams, PhD, CCC-A, Associate Professor, Division of Speech and Hearing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
This free event is open to all ASHA members (it is not offered for CEUs).