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Sep 17

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Message from Board: Audiology Assistants

Dear Licensee, The Ohio Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Ohio Academy of Audiology (Board) are collaborating on an endeavor to create a new license category and regulations for audiology assistants in Ohio.  The purpose of audiology assistants is to improve access to patient care by increasing availability of ...

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Jul 17

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Subject: Medicaid Schools Update from OSSPEAC

Many of you called for help, and OSSPEAC responded!  Changes in the Medicaid Schools Program have been happening very quickly. Late last school year, there was concern that school-based related services would have to be prescribed by a physician in order to be billable to Medicaid. The Government Affairs Coalition (the speech and ...

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Jul 17

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TOPS Research Study

Are you an SLP working with preschoolers? You may be interested in participating in a reading research study by TOPS through the University of Cincinnati. Participants will be compensated for their time. Please click HERE for more information! 

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08

Mar 17

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Licensure board consolidation contained in House Bill 49

Please see attached regarding the House Bill 49. 

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Nov 16

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Board consolidation: Action Needed Now!

Last week we sent out important information regarding the proposed Board Consolidation Legislation in the State of Ohio.  Now it is time for you to act!   Please see this letter that was sent to all state legislators today.  This letter represents the opinion of the licensure boards in the state and is a unified statement asking ...

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Aug 16

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Resolution to the ORP Mandate

From Dan Thomas: On August 16, a group of MSP stakeholders convened at the Ohio Statehouse to draft an Ohio House and Senate Bill amendment that will give Ohio MSP Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists the authority to “Order, Refer, Prescribe” (ORP) IEP services in the ...

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08

Jun 16

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Graduate Scholarship Apply Now!

OSSPEAC GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP The Ohio School Speech Pathology Educational Audiology Coalition (OSSPEAC) is committed to fostering our profession of speech/language pathology and audiology in Ohio’s universities. The OSSPEAC Graduate Scholarship has been established to raise awareness among graduate students of OSSPEAC and to ...

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May 16

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Workload Calculator

Click HERE to download the new Workload Calculator Suggested Steps for Using the Workload Calculator Make sure you have an up to date version of Microsoft Excel software installed on your computer. Download the Workload Calculator from the OSSPEAC website and open the calculator. You will see a series of tabs/pages across the bottom ...

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Apr 16

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2016 Honors Awards

Do you know anyone who has made great strides this past year, shown exceptional professionalism or leadership, developed a new or innovative process or made a contribution to our field that has made a positive impact for our profession and/or the children we serve? If so, please consider your colleagues for the awards listed below. ...

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Feb 16

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Proposed Changes to the Medicaid Schools Program

Proposed Changes to the Medicaid School Program This week the Ohio Department of Medicaid provided a state-wide webinar regarding changes to the Ohio Medicaid School Program (MSP).   Beginning with the 2016-2017 school year, MSP provider claims submitted to the Ohio Department of Medicaid for Medicaid-covered therapy services must ...

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