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ASHA News   |   December 01, 2018
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The ASHA Leader, December 2018, Vol. 23, 65. doi:10.1044/leader.AN7.23122018.65
The ASHA Leader, December 2018, Vol. 23, 65. doi:10.1044/leader.AN7.23122018.65
The ASHA Board of Directors recently voted to:
  • Approve the updated Scope of Practice in Audiology, effective Sept. 1, 2018.

  • Form the Ad Hoc Committee to Establish a Position on American Sign Language (ASL), charged with developing a position statement recognizing ASL as a complex, visual and manual language that is distinct and different from English.

  • Extend the Ad Hoc Committee on Language Proficiency to Oct. 31, 2018, to complete its charge and to conduct a peer review of the proposed “language proficiency” definition and description.

  • Revise language in the “2018 Position Statement: Rapid Prompting Method,” based on the withdrawal of an “in press” article previously included in the reference list and mentioned in the rationale and the table.

  • Extend the Ad Hoc Committee to Provide Technical Support to the Ministry of Health, the Inspiration Center, and Its Partners of Belize under the ASHA/Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) collaboration to Aug. 31, 2019.

  • Approve $6,500 in additional funds for the 2018 Board of Directors retreat.

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