The mission of RISHA is to support the professions of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology through advocacy, public awareness, and professional development on behalf of its members and the individual they serve.
Hello and Happy Spring!
I would like to thank everyone for making the RISHA 2016 conference such a huge success! We hope you enjoyed the event and learned some new information while socializing with colleagues. We received amazing feedback about the speakers and sessions and thank you for all of your positive comments! We also appreciate your feedback about how to continue to improve future conferences and continuing education events. We love hearing from you - the members- so we can continue to work hard to strengthen our professional organization. Ideas, suggestions, and of course, new volunteers with new perspectives are always welcome! Please contact us; we love to hear from you!
There are several exciting upcoming events and opportunities that I would like to share with you.
- SLP of the Year Nominations are due on Tuesday, April 5, 2016! Please click here to nominate a deserving colleague who currently works for a school in Rhode Island. The winner of this prestigious award, sponsored by the Rhode Island Department of Education, will be honored at the Providence Water Fire this coming Fall.
- The next RISHA Schools Committee Meeting will be held on Thursday, March 31 at Panera Bread in East Greenwich (near Showcase Cinemas). We hope to see you there!
- The RISHA 2016 Better Hearing and Speech month display at the Rhode Island State house will be held on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 from 2pm-4pm. Please RSVP to Ellen Connery at firstname.lastname@example.org to attend this important event.
Please take advantage of being a RISHA member and nominate a colleague, attend a meeting, and attend the BHSM display at the State House!
RISHA would like to announce that we will be accepting nominations for the 2016 School-based SLP of the Year! This award is sponsored by RIDE and the winner will be honored at the Providence Water Fire ceremony in the Fall. Please click here to see the qualifications and to fill out a submission form on-line. You may also click here to submit a nomination via email, please send all require information in the body of your email.
The deadline is April 5, so spread the word and don't delay!
Please nominate a colleague who deserves this prestigious award!