Member Benefits

Professional

  • Meet your CEU requirements at a reasonable price (KSHA member discounts on annual conference and other KSHA events)
  • Resource for related legal information
  • Collaborate and network with fellow professionals
  • Career opportunities through website & networking
  • Referral source for consumer education on website
  • Become a leader and advance the profession
  • Regulatory & legislative advocacy efforts on your behalf

Student

  • Find a job
  • Apply for a scholarship
  • Meet your future mentor
  • Learn best practices in all aspects of profession
  • Help determine your special interests
  • Expand your professional network

Paraprofessional

  • Advocate for your profession
  • Access to affordable CEUss
  • Collaborate and network with all tiers of profession
  • Access to statewide job resource website

NETWORKING
•Membership in KSHA provides you with access to a cadre of professionals who can provide resources and information to help guide you through your most pressing professional challenges.
• Network with hundreds of peers.
• Attend continuing education events right in your local area! KSHA hosts regional events that provide opportunities to meet your colleagues throughout Kansas—an event is happening near you!
• Volunteer at the state level. Serve on committees, task forces, Executive Board, or at the annual convention.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
•Participate in continuing education events throughout the year—all available to you at a discounted member rate. These events provide KDADS-approved hours for your state license and ASHA CEUs, as well as AAA and approved hours for maintaining hearing aid license.
• Receive a member discount to the KSHA Annual Convention—the largest event for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and students in Kansas.
• KSHA’s website contains a wealth of information regarding additional events throughout Kansas.

ADVOCACY/LEGISLATION
• Support legislative and advocacy efforts related to your profession.
• KSHA advocates for speech-language-pathologists, audiologists, and speech-language pathology assistants at the state and national level.
• KSHA members have testified at the Capitol in Topeka and have served as subject matter experts for Kansas legislators and policy makers involved with legislation/regulations affecting your profession.
• Each year, KSHA holds a Legislative Day to promote awareness and visibility of speech and hearing-related issues.

RESOURCES
• Receive to the Connection, KSHA's bimonthly newsletter, available to members only. Each issue provides up-to-date news and information pertaining to your profession that will help you stay up-to-date with news, trends, discussions, and articles related to your profession.
• Receive up-to-the minute news, information, and updates from KSHA via e-mail blast and Facebook

KSHA Membership runs from January 1 to December 31. Share this information with your colleagues!