BulletinBOARD The ASHA Board of Directors recently voted to: Information about Board of Directors passed and pending resolutions and motions is posted at on.asha.org/asha-board. The Board welcomes member input on any of these topics (click on “Provide feedback to the Board of Directors”). ASHA News
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ASHA News   |   October 01, 2018
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The ASHA Leader, October 2018, Vol. 23, 65. doi:10.1044/leader.AN8.23102018.65
The ASHA Leader, October 2018, Vol. 23, 65. doi:10.1044/leader.AN8.23102018.65
The ASHA Board of Directors recently voted to:
  • Approve ASHA’s Position Statement on Facilitated Communication (on.asha.org/fc-position).

  • Approve ASHA’s Position Statement on Rapid Prompting Method (on.asha.org/rpm-position).

  • Approve appointments to the Audiology Advisory Council: Crystal Dvorak (Montana) and Karen L. McQuaide (New Jersey), Jan. 1, 2019–Dec. 31, 2021; Goldie L. Pappan (Alaska), Aug. 1, 2018–Dec. 31, 2020; and Cache Pitt (Utah), Jan. 1–Dec. 31, 2019.

  • Approve appointments to the Speech-Language Pathology Advisory Council (Jan. 1, 2019–Dec. 31, 2021): Russell Johnston (Kansas) and Sharice Lane (District of Columbia).

  • Reaffirm that the 2019 ASHA dues will not increase over 2018.

  • Support the Seventh Annual Johns Hopkins Critical Care Rehabilitation Conference (Nov. 1–3, 2018), where ASHA will be recognized on the conference website and in printed materials and have a free exhibit table at the conference. ASHA will promote the conference to members using appropriate and available communication vehicles, including the online communities, relevant newsletters, social media outlets and the ASHA website.

  • Fund a face-to-face meeting at the national office with representatives from ASHA and the Academy of Rehabilitative Audiology, American Academy of Audiology, American Doctors of Audiology, and Educational Audiology Association.

  • Form the Ad Hoc Committee on Recognition of Advanced Non-Clinical Practice, charged with recommending an appropriate mechanism to recognize areas of advanced, non-clinical specialty practice.

  • Support the “Regulatory Recommendations for OTC Hearing Aids: Safety and Effectiveness” consensus document developed by ASHA and the American Academy of Audiology, Academy of Doctors of Audiology, and International Hearing Society.

Information about Board of Directors passed and pending resolutions and motions is posted at on.asha.org/asha-board. The Board welcomes member input on any of these topics (click on “Provide feedback to the Board of Directors”).
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