Please join us on Friday and Saturday, June 16-17, 2023 at the Crowne Plaza Executive Center in Baton Rouge for our annual convention! We can't wait to see you IN-PERSON or VIRTUALLY again!
That's right, this year we're going HYBRID! You asked for it and we brought it to you - the flexibility to attend LSHA Convention in the way that suits you best!
TO VIEW THE IN-PERSON CONVENTION SCHEDULE, CLICK HERE
TO VIEW THE VIRTUAL CONVENTION SCHEDULE, CLICK HERE
We offer you to stay at the Crowne Plaza Executive Center under LSHA’s contracted room block, open to check-in from Thursday, June 15, 2023, until Sunday, June 17, 2023.
Standard room rates are $108.00 plus tax.
Reservations may be made through the Crowne Plaza Baton Rouge’s website or by calling the hotel directly at 225-925-2244. The Group Discount Code is SLH.
Room accommodations must be made by May 16, 2023.
AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIP NOMINATIONS
One of the best parts of Convention is recognizing outstanding professionals in the Speech-Language-Hearing industry across our state. We are also thrilled to award two scholarships to an undergraduate and graduate student.
A full listing of LSHA Awards can be found under the Awards Section at the top of the page, or click here. The application period for 2023 has closed. Please consider nominating someone in 2024!
Each July marks a changing of the guard on our Board of Directors. We are so excited to welcome several new Board members.
President: Hillary Cooper
President-Elect: Lezlee Vincent
Past President: Jodie Fornadley Marino
Secretary: Tiera Hillman
Treasurer: Liz Nguyen
Director of University Services: Ashley Kidd
Director of Healthcare Services: Heather Barber
Director of School Services: Renee Nugier
Director for Audiological Services: Abby Tribou, Au.D., CCC-A
Director at Large- Publication Chair: Kayla Hill
Director at Large- SEAL: Caprice Lee
Director at Large- STAR: Dawn Guice
Director at Large: Jodie Fornadley Marino
CE Administrator: Meredith Mclain
Student Member: Kelsey Verdin
We have been asked by numerous individuals how they can go about donating to our Graduate and Undergraduate Scholarships. Firstly, THANK YOU! Your contributions are greatly appreciated by these worthy students.
You have two ways to donate: You may send your contribution via PayPal (our account name is email@example.com), or you may log into our website and click on your name displayed at the top right hand corner-- this will take you to your Account Settings. Click on the Donations button (grey, center of the screen) and hit record donation. Fill in the form, click save, and we can send you an invoice. As always, if you encounter issues, please email us!
What is the Louisiana Speech-Language-Hearing Association?
The Louisiana Speech-Language-Hearing Association is a state affiliate of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association-the national professional association for audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.
The mission of the Louisiana Speech-Language Hearing Association is to provide representation and support for speech-language pathologists and audiologists while advocating for accessibility of high-quality patient services and evidence-based professional education.
Becoming a member of LSHA provides a myriad of benefits, including: Discounted prices to LSHA Convention & CE Events; Complimentary processing of ASHA CEU Participant Forms; Informative Newsletters; and Legislative Advocacy. Join today!
The mission of the Louisiana Speech-Language-Hearing Association (LSHA) is to:
1. Provide representation and support to individuals in the professions of audiology and speech-language pathology.
2. Advocate for services provided to individuals with speech, language and hearing needs.
3. Establish and promote high quality evidence-based professional education.
4. Provide programs and services that meet members' needs.