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CSHA launches new Mentor Match program
May 27, 2022

CSHA launches new Mentor Match program

CSHA is launching a new Mentor Match program that will connect students, clinical fellows and experienced professionals in the areas of speech-language pathology and audiology for online networking and career development. Connect, collaborate and share your professional experiences with others in the field! Mentors and mentees identify each other based on criteria that include professional ...[Read More]

Sign up for the CSHA Advocacy Network
May 13, 2022

Sign up for the CSHA Advocacy Network

CSHA recently launched its long-planned Advocacy Network for members! By joining the network, CSHA Advocacy Network members will receive: Timely policy and legislative updates via texts and emails Urgent calls to action Insightful policy updates And more! This new member benefit allows members to directly communicate with their legislators on issues of key importance to ...[Read More]

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

Q&A: Holly Cohen and Shari Eberts

Holly Cohen and Shari Eberts Executive producers of hearing loss documentary tell their story   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 …[Read More]

May is Better Hearing & Speech Month
April 15, 2022

May is Better Hearing & Speech Month

At the California Speech Language Hearing Association, we believe all people should be empowered with the fundamental human right to engage and connect. That’s why we strive to raise awareness about communication disorders and the role of CSHA members in providing life-altering treatment to those with speech and hearing challenges. Join us in recognizing Better ...[Read More]

Thank you for attending Convergence 2022
April 4, 2022

Thank you for attending Convergence 2022

A few reminders: 1. Check your email for the event survey. Your feedback helps us to improve our program offerings and conference events. The survey will close on April 11, 2022. 2. Your certificate for the conference is now available and sent to your email inbox. If your certificate is incorrect, please email convergence@cshafoundation.org before April 14, ...[Read More]

NEWS RELEASE: Convergence 2022 in Pasadena to honor state’s SLP, AuD consumers
March 17, 2022

NEWS RELEASE: Convergence 2022 in Pasadena to honor state’s SLP, AuD consumers

The California Speech Language Hearing Association (CSHA) is thrilled to announce its implementation of comprehensive brand and communications strategies designed to build on CSHA’s 53-year record of serving its members and the people who need them, and to tell the stories of their life-changing work.

Cathy Sandeen
October 15, 2021

Cathy Sandeen

Cathy Sandeen Former SLP student is now Cal State East Bay president 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 comes to ...[Read More]

Leading the way
June 19, 2021

Leading the way

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 ...[Read More]

Accent modification
May 25, 2021

Accent modification

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, ...[Read More]