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  • 23rd Annual Conference, October 8th and 9th, Pontchartrain Center

    Dear SPALS 23rd Annual Conference Attendees, We’ll be seeing and learning along side you at the conference so instead of emailing the website or face-booking  any questions or concerns, please visit us before or after the sessions at the registration table or at our Thursday evening membership meeting. We have a new conference evaluation form this year and we […]

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    | October 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
  • SPALS Speaker Update

    Dear SPALS Conference Attendees, Due to a serious family medical emergency, Dr. Laura Riffel’s sessions for this year’s Conference have been cancelled. Please check your SPALS Flyer, our website or your conference program for other informative sessions and speakers for Friday. Thank you for understanding. Please send positive thoughts and prayers for her and her […]

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    | October 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
  • 2015 Speaker Details

    A closer look at our excellent speakers, presentations and learner outcomes More Info!

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    | September 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
  • SPALS 2015 Conference Information

    Our 23rd Annual Conference Flyer and Registration form are available for perusal and printing here: SPALS MAILER 2015 SPALS 23rd Annual Conference Registration 2015 We are looking forward to seeing you at The Pontchartrain Center in Kenner in October, The SPALS Board

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    | July 26, 2015 | 1 Comment
  • SPALS members-Excellence in Action

    Dear SPALS members, Your organization wants to honor your outstanding achievements, aid your endeavors and promote the success of our future colleagues. To that end, we have our “Excellence in Action” tab at the top of our website. It includes information on our Liz Borel Award for Excellence, Grant opportunities as well as scholarship details […]

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    | March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Featured Videos

Featured Videos
  • Become an Audiologist or SLP & Reward Yourself with a Career that Helps Others

    Audiologists and speech-language pathologists (SLP) discuss rewards of the professions and the joy they receive by helping people to communicate.

  • Infant hearing test – Audiology at the University of Canterbury

    Demonstration of an infant audiometric assessment (hearing test) carried out at the Speech and Hearing Clinic of the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. For information about becoming an Audiologist, see http://www.cmds.canterbury.ac.nz/

  • Speech-Language Pathology Career: Choosing a Hospital or School

    Brenda Gorman, PH.D, talks with John Consalvi, M.A., CCC-SLP, about the differences between working as a speech-language pathologist in a hospital vs. a school. Issues mentioned include the caseload, pace, schedules and the impact of funding sources. Dr. Gorman also shares how exposure to different settings caused her to change her career focus from working […]

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Presenting our Vendors and Exhibitors for SPALS 2015

| September 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

We are very happy to share the names of our vendors and exhibitors whose help makes our SPALS Conference possible. 2015 SPALS CONFERENCE EXHIBITORS LOUISIANA HANDS & VOICES Exhibitor: Mariah Ranko/Jill Guidry Resources for parents & professionals working with children who are deaf or hard of hearing mariah.ranko@la.gov handsandvoicesofla@yahoo.com NORTHERN SPEECH SERVICES Exhibitors: Shirl Derby/Keli […]

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Louisiana Summit for Deaf Education Reform January 24th, 2015

| January 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

The new non-profit iLEEAD (Inspiring Leadership, Education, Employment, Advocacy for Deaf) is joining Deaf Education Alliance for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education Reform. I-LEEAD, in conjunction with the Deaf Education Alliance, is pleased to present the Louisiana Summit for Deaf Education Reform. This unprecedented event will be a one-day conference for stakeholders (parents, teachers, administration, policymakers, […]

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