2013 MSHA Call for Papers online form now available

August 11, 2012


An online Call for Papers form is now available.

Click Here to access the online submission form.

2013 Annual Continuing Education Conference

Hilton, Jackson, MS

March 25-27, 2013



Call for Papers – 2013 MSHA Annual Continuing Education Conference

August 10, 2012


2013 Annual Continuing Education Conference

Hilton, Jackson, MS

March 25-27, 2013


CLICK HERE to view/print submission form

MSHA 2012 Annual CE Conf. – add’l rooms available at Cabot Lodge

February 27, 2012
MSHA Annual Continuing Education Conference March 28 – 30, 2012
Hilton Hotel
1001 East County Line Road
Jackson MS.39211
NOTE: the Hilton is sold out.
Rooms are available at:
Cabot Lodge
120 Dyess Road
Ridgeland MS 39157
[ask for the $99/night rate MSHA Continuing Education Conference rate]

2012 MSHA Annual Continuing Education Conference

January 31, 2012

The 2012 MSHA Annual Conference Committee has been hard at work preparing a wonderful continuing education experience for you! Thank you so very much for your patience in receiving a preview of what is in store! The schedule should be posted on the MSHA website by the end of this week, but here are some highlights to get you as excited as we are.

Our preconference this year is focused on Autism Assessment. Dr. Susan Buttross, M.D., and collegues are speaking Wednesday morning regarding differential diagnosis of Autism, and Tim Kowalski, from Florida, is speaking in the afternoon regarding assessment of Asperger’s.

At our conference, for those interested in the Educational Line:

  • Task Force 216 issues (the Bachelor level license) are being addressed by Gloria Kellum, Jayne Buttross, Beverly Ray, Lennette Ivy, Carolyn Higdon, Rachel Powell, and Jennifer Moak
  • Susan Floyd is speaking on Standards-aligned Communication Curriculum Assessment: Frameworks for School-based Speech-Language Service.
  • Keli Richmond (www.LiteracySpeaks.com) is speaking on how to Simultaneously Improve Speech Intelligibility and Establish Literacy Skills w/ Orthographic Instruction!
  • Julie Weatherly, Attorney (http://www.specialresolutions.com/), is speaking on Legal Hot Spots in Special Education
  • And the following speakers are coming as well: Greg Snyder, Nola Radford, Rebecca Lowe, Rachel Powell, Ricky Burk, Missy Schraeder, Laddell Kraft, Lori Burgess,  BreAnn Russell, Kimberly Ward, Lara Monico, Suzanne Colsey, Sarah Case-Price, Sarah Myers, Judy Prehn, Donna Stauter, Jan Shook, Becki Shoemake, Rachel Gillenwater, Jackie Mockbee, Lekeitha Morris, Megan Richmond-Simmons, and Kym Heine

For those interested in the Medical Line:

  • Rebecca Gould (http://www.med-speech.com/company_profile.htm) is speaking on FEES: diagnosis & therapy of swallowing and/or diagnosis, as well as Therapy of voice
  • Nina Johanson is speaking on pediatric swallowing
  • Gloria Kellum and Staci Kellum are speaking on Craniofacial Anomalies
  • Eric Blom is presenting a Clinical Course in the Use of the Blom Trach Tube
  • Look forward to these speakers, too: Maley Morris, Jessica Miller, Katie Weeks, Lollie Vaughan-Robinson, Jamie Austin (OTR/L), Leslie J. Hammond, and Linda Rigsby

For those interested in Autism, we have a special line for you that includes:

  • Tim Kowalski speaking on many aspects of Asperger’s
  • In addition, Julie Chadwick, Susan McPhail, Tim Morse, Meher Banajee, Inga Denman, Annette Hurley, Mary Langford Hall, Betty Sutton, Regina Enwefa, Stephen Enwefa, Arnold Nyarambi, Rebeca Mullican, Lori Arinder will present valuable information.

For Audiology:

  • Donald Goldberg is coming to discuss teaching spoken language to children who are deaf or hard of hearing
  • We are also pleased that Charles Marx, Kimberly Ward, Suzanne Roark, Lauren McIntosh, Kathy Irving, Tommy Strini, Rebecca Lowe, and Charles Bishop are also speaking.

And, we are honored that two ASHA speakers, Amy Hasselkus and Theresa Rodgers, are presenting as well!

Please check the MSHA web for the complete schedule in the next week. As you navigate your registration, there you will also find a link to the Hilton with lodging information (click on the hotel picture); they have a block of rooms until February 26 or until it is full. We hope to see you in March!


Stephanie Beebe, 2012 Conference Chair

2011 MSHA Honors

April 11, 2011
MSHA Honors
 Claudette Edwards – Outstanding School Clinician
 Charles G. Marx – Clinical Achievement
 Nola T. Radford – Honors of the Association
Graduate Student Recognition
 Christina Morton – Jackson State University
 April Wren – Mississippi University for Women
 Chanel Richardson – University of Mississippi
 Claire Morris – University of Southern Mississippi
 Apryl Null – University of Southern Mississippi
CLICK HERE to view 2011 Honors Presentation

Early Conference Registration ends March 11

March 5, 2011



Pre-Conference Workshop March 30, 2011

Nancy Telian is returning with a Pre-Conference workshop on Reading with TLC

Annual Continuing Education Conference March 31-April 1, 2011


2011 MSHA Annual CE Conference Program Details

January 17, 2011

The 2011 MSHA Annual Continuing Education Conference will take place in at the Hilton Hotel. Jackson, MS, March 31 – April 1, 2011, and the Pre-Conference Workshop will take place on Wednesday, March 30.

CLICK HERE for program information.

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