Convey Magazine

Q&A: Holly Cohen and Shari Eberts
April 20, 2022

Q&A: Holly Cohen and Shari Eberts

Executive producers of hearing loss documentary tell their story (From Spring 2022 Convey magazine) By Jennifer Snelling “We Hear You” is a documentary about hearing loss, which impacts 430 million people worldwide. The film shares the lived experiences of several individuals dealing with hearing loss. Named Best Film on Disability in the June 2021 monthly awards …[Read More]

Cathy Sandeen
October 15, 2021

Cathy Sandeen

Former SLP student is now Cal State East Bay president (From Fall 2021 Convey magazine) By Jennifer Snelling Cathy Sandeen, Ph.D., MBA, was appointed president of California State University, East Bay, in January 2021. After growing up in Oakland and San Leandro, Sandeen graduated with a degree in speech pathology from California State University, Humboldt. She ...[Read More]

Leading the way
June 19, 2021

Leading the way

CSHA advocates for the community (From Summer 2021 Convey magazine) By Jennifer Snelling THESE DAYS, we have become more comfortable with telehealth, teletherapy and Zoom. But more than a year ago when we were all asked to shelter in place, many practitioners were concerned about how to best continue serving their clients and patients. This ...[Read More]

Accent modification – A shifting tide?
May 25, 2021

Accent modification – A shifting tide?

(From Summer 2021 Convey magazine) By John Silman Maria never viewed her accent as a roadblock, until it became one. Maria (not her real name) came to the United States from Mexico City where she spoke Spanish as her first language. She learned English as a teenager. In college, she decided to pursue a career ...[Read More]

Speaking hard truths
March 10, 2021

Speaking hard truths

Speaking hard truths - about CSHA, the profession (From Spring 2021 Convey magazine) By Raquel Narain, CCC-SLP, BCBA CSHA Board Chair This is a long column. But it’s an important one. I hope you’ll read it in its entirety because it can be argued that our collective future as an organization, profession and community depends on ...[Read More]

CSHA Trajectory
September 15, 2020

CSHA Trajectory

A giant step toward nonprofit best practices (From Fall 2020 Convey magazine) By María Ortiz-Briones “To improve is to change,” said Winston Churchill, and “to be perfect is to change often.” So it is with the California Speech Language Hearing Association. At a time of accelerating world change, the association has taken giant steps toward embracing ...[Read More]

In Pursuit of Inclusion
March 22, 2020

In Pursuit of Inclusion

Cultivating diversity in the profession and CSHA (From Spring 2020 Convey magazine) By Maria Ortiz-Briones Tamisha Tague, BS-SLPA, was surprisingly pleased when she was invited, literally, to take a seat at the table and join the board members of the California Speech Language Hearing Association (CSHA) in a very important conversation. “I had no idea what ...[Read More]