Tuesday, October 29, 2013

4th Meeting - Guest Speaker!

ONLINE MEMBERS AND ABSENT FOLKS, YOU HAVE ONE WEEK!: PLEASE COMMENT WITH FIRST & LAST NAME & EID BY 5PM ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5TH FOR YOUR ATTENDANCE!!!

WE HAVE LOTS OF EVENTS GOING ON RIGHT NOW! PLEASE CHECK OUR FACEBOOK PAGE REGULARLY :) 

View our Prezi from the Meeting HERE

Announcements

  • Service
    • Letters to Capitol School: Email with assigned students has been sent!
  • Fundraisers
    • Bake Sale on November 8th in front of BMC!
      • bringing a baked good or working the booth will count for a point!
    • Camus Candy for Austin Speech Labs on November 19th, 4-9pm
  • Socials
    • NSSLHA Tailgate - THIS SATURDAY! November 2nd @ 11AM
    • UT is playing Kansas
    • Tailgate will be in front of the Bullock Museum! Hillary will post a map on Facebook. 
  • Miscellaneous Point Opportunities (for more info see Facebook event for each)
    • National Stuttering Association Open House on November 4th, 7-9pm; CPE 2.208
      • PIZZA will be provided!
      • RSVP!!!!!!!!! TO ryanmcdermott86@gmail.com
      • sign in with Hayden for your point
    • Dr. Liu's Seminar on Speech Perception on November 1st (THIS FRIDAY) at 4pm; ETC 4.150
      • Talk on "How Language Experience Changes our Speech Perception"
      • Sign in with Sarah outside the room afterwards to receive your point.
      • (If you can't find me, text me at the phone number I posted in the Facebook event for this :) )
  • T-SHIRTS ARE HERE!!!! HERE'S WHEN TO PICK THEM UP THIS WEEK (Belo Leadership Suite)
    • Wednesday, Oct. 29th (Tomorow) - 9-11am (Sarah); 12-1pm (Lindsey)
    • Thursday - 9-11am (Ashley); 2-3:30pm (Robyn)
    • Friday - 1-3pm (Hayden)
    • More times will be announced later :)
Guest Speaker!
Kathy Clapsaddle 
Research & Development VP for TSHA (Texas Speech and Hearing Association)
  • What is TSHA? [A 100% VOLUNTEER-RUN ORGANIZATION!]
    • state equivalent of ASHA
    • professional organization that advocates for SLPs, AUDs, CSD students and their clients
    • also helps provide information to clients who use our services
    • their website (under construction) will become a major resource for professionals, students, and families [ www.txsha.org ] 
  • Role of TSHA
    • has many vice presidencies
      • audiology (new!)
      • educational & scientific affairs (they plan the conventions)
      • professional services (will support you based on what setting you work in)
      • public information & marketing  (to recruit people!)
      • research & development
      • social & governmental policy (our advocates with the legislature)
    • has 2 STUDENT representatives!
  • Annual Convention! [NSSLHA goes to this!]
    • Feb 27th - March 1st in Houston
      • more info will be given in November 
    • 4,000-5,000 people attend every year!
    • Keynote speaker: Dr. Brene Brown - research professor from University of Houston
      • has done TED Talks and been on Oprah!
    • Students can VOLUNTEER AT CONVENTION!
      • TSHA political action committee (PAC)
      • registration
      • shoppe TSHA
      • job placement - TSHA offers free job placement services for SLPs!!!
      • voter voice
      • exhibit hall breaks 
    • Convention Activities
      • University Day
        • meet & greet
        • tailgate challenge
        • PRAXIS Bowl - TSHA jeopardy (come represent UT!)
      • Courses for students!
        • look for the 101 courses in the brochure (ex: how to get your license, how to do job interviews)
        • topic courses (ex: What do I do with my client in the clinic with autism?)
    • Student Legislative Active Committee (SLAC)
      • representatives from each university
      • form a taskforce
      • great so that one person from each school is informed about legislative issues that affect us!
  • What's special about TSHA vs. ASHA conventions?
    • TSHA focuses on clinical application!
    • ASHA focuses on research 
  • LOAN REIMBURSEMENT ISSUE:
    • we have a shortage of SLPs! especially in the schools
    • however, schools aren't able to pay SLPs as well as clinics
    • the loan reimbursement program has passed!!!
    • application process will start in Spring 2014
  • NSSLHA and TSHA
    • how to get involved
      • host/organize may is better hearing and speech month
      • distribute copies of Matt Learns to Read to:
        • daycare centers
        • head start centers
  • TSH Foundation - non-profit arm of TSHA
    • 19 scholarships!
    • 4 research grants!
    • 2 service awards!
    • all annually!
    • www.tshfoundation.org 
  • Top 10 reasons to join TSHA
    • continuing education (you have to start getting 20 hours per license renewal period once you finish your clinical fellowship year!)
    • public info & marketing
    • conventions
    • job postings (on the TSHA website)
    • university day
    • TSHA's publications
      • Communicologist (magazine/newsletter)
      • TEJAS archived journal
      • Matt Learns to Read books
    • legislative voice
      • TSHA is OUR voice at the Capitol!
    • PRAXIS bowl
      • 17 TX universities compete for a title!
    • professional issues
      • TSHA has many task forces and committees focusing on issues that affect you!
    • NETWORKING!!!!
  • Membership (annual - Join in January!!!)
    • $25 student membership
    • $30 student convention registration fee (sign up at txsha.org)
    • benefits
      • discounts on your professional membership
  • I will make Kathy's powerpoint available as soon as I get it. It had lots of great contact info for how to get involved! 

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