VOCALiD Donations: Graduate NSSLHA is currently holding a Voice Donation Week! To kickstart November, we are encouraging our members to donate their voices via VOCALiD to help diversify Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices.
Fundraising: Through Graduate NSSLHA’s Speech Pathology and Audiology Southern Connecticut State University sweatshirts and coffee tumbler merchandise, we were able to raise almost $350 to donate to ASHA.
Adopt-a-Family: Graduate NSSLHA is participating in Adopt-a-Family where we are collecting non-perishable food items, diapers/ baby food/ formula, soaps/ sanitizers, etc. to donate to a less fortunate family this holiday season. We are accepting in-person gifts and online monetary donations by November 9th and purchases through the Amazon wish list ( Click here to view our Amazon wish list.) to be delivered by the 12th.
Clinical Practicum Q&A: Last week, we held a Clinical Practicum Q&A featuring four clinical faculty and clinical students. In this seminar, we were able to help alleviate stress and tend to lingering questions about the clinical practicum experience that may have been tricky to get answered during an online semester!
Student Advocacy: We also participated in Student Advocacy Day where we encouraged our members to write leaders on the local, state, and federal level about issues concerning speech-language pathology such as: ensuring that COVID-19 legislation recognizes the needs of audiology and speech-language pathology students, as well as accredited CSD programs and p romoting workforce diversity in the professions.
National NSSLHA: We are motivating our members to become National NSSLHA members for the plethora of benefits including networking, special interest groups, access to literature, personal branding development, professional Q&A seminars, and more. We aspire to achieve gold chapter honors by obtaining 30% membership.
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