ASHA Announcements

Resources for Practice

Practice Portal
Find information on clinical topics and professional issues to help translate evidence and expert opinion into practice. Newly released: Acquired Apraxia of Speech at http://www.asha.org/practice-portal/

Using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health
Download handouts with case studies and functional goals at http://www.asha.org/slp/icf/
Read the transcript of the 2015 online chat on Meaningful, Functional Goals for Adults with Aphasia and Dementia at http://www.asha.org/events/live/

Illustrate the Impact of Interprofessional Collaborative Practice
Short videos describe the critical importance of collaboration in the eyes of consumers and families. Other resources for teaching or learning more about IPE/IPP are at http://www.asha.org/Practice/Interprofessional-Education-Practice/

Learning Opportunities in 2016

Leadership Development Program (LDP)
This year-long program for ASHA members with leadership potential includes a full day workshop, webinars on leadership topics, an individual project, and being part of a learning team. The application period for LDP Health Care is open from January 25-March 4 at http://www.asha.org/About/governance/Leadership-Development-Program/

ASHA Connect
The ASHA Health Care/Business Institute combines with the Schools Conference to form an event with even more learning opportunities in the same format. ASHA Connect will be held July 8-10 in Minneapolis. Look for more information at http://www.asha.org/events/ .