Membership Benefits

The Georgia Speech-Language-Hearing Association is a professional association of individuals specializing in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of human communication disorders that (a) advocates for the professional interest of its members and the individuals they serve, and (b) provide a forum for the exchange of professional information and ideas. 

News and Education

 

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Non-member

GSHA Annual Convention 
The convention features an exciting program with continuing education events for clinicians in pediatric and adult settings

Member Discount Regular Pricing

GSHA Sponsored and Co-sponsored Continuing Education Events
Reduced fees for GSHA-sponsored and co-sponsored continuing education workshops. Opportunity to earn Continuing Education Units (CEU's) and Professional Learning Units (PLU's) at conventions and continuing education workshops

Member Discount Regular Pricing

GSHA Calendar
GSHA CE Calendar lists current and upcoming continuing education opportunities

Available to Members Limited Availability
to Non-members

GSHA E-news
Be informed of current events and announcements

Available to Members Not Available


Advocacy

 

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Non-member

Regulatory and Legislative Advocacy Efforts
GSHA is actively monitoring legislative issues and activities that directly affect the practice of audiology and speech-language pathology in all settings with local, state, and national agencies and organizations

Efforts Benefit all Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists

Advocacy Updates
Legislative updates are available at Legislative Updates

Available to Members Not Available

Lobbyist/Legal Consultant Services
To monitor and assist the Association's legislative activities, in addition to continuous monitoring of activities that directly affect the practice of audiology and speech-language pathology with local, state, and national agencies and organizations.

 Efforts Benefit all Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists

Advocacy Partnerships
Stay up to date with the latest information on tri-alliance meetings.

Efforts Benefit all Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists

Reimbursement Issues
Monitoring, advocacy and updates on reimbursement issues impacting provision of services in all settings

Efforts Benefit all Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists

Public Information Activities and Promotion of "Better Speech and Hearing Month"
Public awareness of the Speech and Hearing professions, including a proclamation by Gov. Nathan Deal recognizing May as Better Hearing and Speech Month in Georgia. 

Efforts Benefit all Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists


Career and Networking

 

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Non-member

Members-only Web Site
Find member alerts, member Listserv, and resources

Available to Members Not Available

Online Job Center
The Georgia Speech-Language-Hearing Association maintains a list of positions available in the professional community.

Benefits All Speech-Language Pathologists
and Audiologists

Employer Job Postings
Receive reduced rates for job postings on the GSHA website.

Member Discount Regular Pricing

Online GSHA Member Directory
Inclusion in GSHA's annual directory of members, facilities and resource services in Georgia

Available to Members Not Available

Facility Directory
Inclusion in GSHA's online Facility Directory

Available to Members Not Available

GSHA E-mail Distribution Lists 
Members can join us for networking and an open discussion of current issues in the profession on the GSHA Listserv

Available to Members Not Available

Participation on GSHA Committees, Subcommittees, and Task Forces
Make a difference and build your resume with opportunities for participation and leadership in the Association governance.  Elected and appointed positions are available for member participation annually.  

Available to Members Not Available

Award Opportunities
Recognition of members' outstanding service

Available to Members Not Available

Licensing and Certification
Resources and information related to professional licensing and certification. 

Benefits All Speech-Language Pathologists
and Audiologists

Professional Resource List
Useful websites and links

Benefits All Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists

Advertising and Sponsorship Opportunities

Benefits All Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists

 

Governor Deal Proclaims May Better Hearing and Speech Month

The Governor of the State of Georgia Nathan Deal has proclaimed May as Better  Hearing and Speech and Speech Month. The proclamation will be held in the ceremonial office with an official photograph with the Governor. Stay tuned for more details to follow soon!

Click here for the official proclamation

Increase Awareness and Outreach: GSHA's “Imagine If Campaign….”

Support GSHA’s signature “Imagine If...” campaign to increase awareness about the importance of our professions and how we contribute to education and health and overall quality of life. Members and friends of GSHA are invited to print downloadable flyers and post in local venues, clinics and share on social media.

Click Here for the Imagine If Campaign

Click Here for the Imagine If BHSM Flyers 

Get Social with GSHA: How to Host a Local Social

 

Host a GSHA social in your local area to network with colleagues, connect with friends and to enjoy the benefits of membership in May and beyond. Members and nonmembers are welcome. You provide the details and GSHA will do the rest. Hosting a social is easy and fun! For more information about hosting a local social contact Sarah Rapillard, GSHA Public Relations Chair at sarahwrapillard@gmail.com.

Click Here for How to Host a Social 

Click Here for GSHA Social Media Request 

Let's Get Social! Celebrate the end of the school year and BHSM with GSHA 
Wednesday,  May 10th
 
6:00 pm
 
 Krog Street Market 99 Krog St NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
 
Deadline: RSVP as soon as possible
 
 Lindsey Hendrix (lindseysuzannehendrix@gmail.com) or Jodie Victor (jodievictorslp@gmail.com)
 

 

Join GSHA to Support Literacy and Learning: Get Georgia Reading Campaign

“Children who can’t read proficiently by the end of third grade are more likely to experience poor health, have discipline problems, become teen parents, and drop out of high school. As adults, they’re more likely to spend time in prison, struggle with unemployment, and face shorter life expectancies”

Get informed, access resources and learn how to support Georgia’s data driven campaign to boost literacy and learning outcomes for all Georgians. Be a part of the common agenda to get every child in Georgia to be on a path to reading proficiently by the end of third grade in 2020.

Click here for more information

SAVE THE DATE! Get Recognized! GSHA 2018 Honors and Awards Nominations Open July 1 - December 15, 2017

The Honors and Awards Board is accepting award nominations July 1, 2017 through December 15, 2017 to be presented at 2018 GSHA Convention. Any questions regarding the awards and honors can be directed to the GSHA office at ivermeer@kmgnet.com

Each year, members of GSHA have the opportunity to nominate individuals for awards. Procedures for Nominations: Nominations may be made by any GSHA member. All nominees must be current members of GSHA and meet the criteria for the award for which the nomination is being made. A letter of support written by the member making the nomination, indicating in detail how nominee meets the criteria for selection must be submitted electronically to Past-President, Chair of the Honors and Awards Board, no later than December 15, 2017. Additional letters of support may also be submitted.

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Renew, Join and Contribute

GSHA membership matters! As the state association, our efforts benefit all Georgians regardless of membership status. Help GSHA make a difference. Let’s strengthen our numbers to continue to expand opportunity and access in Georgia. Dues support grassroots advocacy, education, outreach and much more!

Encourage all to supports our mission as an advocate student, regular members. Renew now for the 2017-2018 dues to take full advantage of your membership and make a valuable contribution.

Enjoy up to extra months of membership*.

 

Click here to join today!

 

*GSHA annual dues are for the fiscal year July 1 through June 30 and are not prorated.