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Virtual Advocacy Day: September 19, 2012
Advocate on behalf of audiology and speech-language pathology—contact Congress from your home!
Spend 3 minutes...Impact Your Future!
Stop IDEA Funding Cuts!
Tell Congress they should be investing in education, not slashing the limited funding that currently exists!
Tell Congress to Address the Medicare Cap on Therapy Services!
Contact Congress today and tell them to remove the uncertainty of care for both therapy providers and recipients to ensure high-quality, ongoing treatment.
Ask Your Members of Congress to Support the Hearing Aid Tax Credit!
Contact your Representative and Senators today!
Preparing for the Praxis and the GRE Workshops Available at the ASHA Convention
ETS Praxis™ Workshop: Preparing for the Praxis II® Tests in Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology
Saturday, November 17
8:30 – 4:00pm
This prep session for Praxis II ®, licensure candidates will work with tools provided by Educational Testing Services (ETS) to familiarize the participant with the tests, including test specifications and descriptions, using study guides and score reports. Participants will also analyze Praxis II test questions, discuss strategies for success using The Praxis Series™ smart tips, and gain a solid understanding of how to develop individualized study plans for success.
Certified trainers from ETS familiar with the test content and development will conduct this workshop.
The workshop fee of $145 includes an audiology or speech-pathology practice test and study guide materials.
Students may register for the ETS Praxis™ Workshops through ASHA Convention registration.
Course content developed independently by ETS, without ASHA input.
Preparing for the GRE
Saturday, November 17
8:30 – 4:00pm
How important is the GRE for graduate school admissions? What's on the test, how long does it take to complete, how do I register, where do I take it, and how is it scored? What kinds of question types will you see on the test and how can you prepare yourself for optimal performance? This workshop will answer these questions for you, teach you how to approach challenging critical reasoning questions, and help you put together a study plan to do your best on the GRE.
Certified trainers from Kaplan familiar with the test content and development will conduct this workshop.
The workshop is FREE for students registered for the ASHA Convention. Tickets will be available in the NSSLHA Lounge.
Course content developed independently by Kaplan, without ASHA input.
Charge Up Your Chapter for NSSLHA Day @ the ASHA Convention
Boost your chapter's energy and power! NSSLHA is celebrating its 40th anniversary at the NSSLHA Luncheon and Awards Ceremony on Friday, November 16, 2012, during NSSLHA Day at the ASHA Convention in Atlanta, Georgia. We need all NSSLHA chapters to help us mark this significant milestone by participating in our new Charge up Your Chapter contests!
- Chapter Recognition Awards
- Video Contest
- T-Shirt Contest
The Battle is ON! Teams are forming now for the NSSLHA Knowledge Bowl sponsored by EBS
1:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Omni Hotel at the CNN Center
Watch as each of the 10 NSSLHA regions battle it out through a friendly competition based on questions similar to the Praxis Exam. Wear your region's color, make signs, create cheers, and come support your team. Prizes will be awarded to the top teams.
If you are interested in participating on a team, please complete this registration form.
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