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May 18

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Plan Ahead! OSSPEAC Fall Conference: GiViNG Back – October 21-23, 2018

GiViNG BACK! | OSSPEAC 2018 OSSPEAC Fall Conference GiViNG BACK October 21-23, 2018 Hyatt Regency, Columbus, Ohio Mark your calendar for OSSPEAC’s 2018 conference on October 21 – 23, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency in Columbus, Ohio! Enjoy a time of professional development from some of our profession’s finest speakers, fellowship ...

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Nov 17

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Proposed Revisions to Preschool Services

ODE is accepting public comments now through Dec 2nd  regarding proposed revisions to the rules governing preschool services.  There are some significant changes to the rules.   Please take time to review the proposed changes  and comment.   http://education.ohio.gov/About/Ohio-Administrative-Code-OAC-Rule-Comments

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Oct 17

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ASHA Nominations

Nominations are now being accepted for ASHA’s Board of Directors and Advisory Councils. The SIG 16 CC is encouraging school-based SLPs to submit nominations for ASHA Board of Directors positions and the ASHA Advisory Councils.  It would be wonderful to see more school-based SLPs being nominated for these positions.  Please ...

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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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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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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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