Community-based SLP Clinical Instructors
A clinical program in speech-language pathology and audiology is only as strong as its community support. SLHS is privileged to have working audiologists and speech-language pathologists mentor and train our students as a part of the educational program. We cannot thank you enough.
Looking for information to develop or further your skills as a clinical educator?
AAA nicely defines roles and responsibilities.
The ASHA Leader has published many informative articles on supervision:
- A Look at Supervision in the 21st Century
- Generational Issues in Supervision and Administration
- More than Overseeing
- Monolingual Supervision of Bilingual Student Clinicians: Challenges and Opportunities
- Why Supervision Matters in Health Care Settings
- Collaboration Corner: Supervision 101
Special Interest Group 11, Administration and Supervision, provides information on best practices in supervision.
There are resources for Monolingual and Bilingual SLPs working in Bilingual Settings:
- ASHA Professional Issues: Bilingual Service Delivery
- Collaborating with Interpreters
- Cultural Competence
Other organizations provide insight on specific skills:
Talking Matters! Video Series
The following video series was a collaboration of the University of Arizona Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences, The University of Arizona Child Language Center, and the First Things First North Pima Regional Partnership Council to promote the development of speech and language in young children through parent and teacher education. Click on any of the titles to watch one or more of these highly informative videos.
Pediatric Audiology Video Series
The Audiology faculty of SLHS, with support from the Arizona Department of Health Services, have produced these educational videos on childhood hearing loss and infant audiological assessments. These videos are for parents, students, and other community professionals who currently see or will come in contact with children with hearing loss.
The first video includes information on frequency of childhood hearing loss, the goals of Newborn Infant Screening programs, and the components of Early Hearing Detection and Intervention programs.
Grunewald-Blitz Conference in Pediatric Communication Disorders
This annual fall conference provides state-of-the-art information about issues relevant to language development, and assessment and treatment of children with communication disorders. Speakers and topics in years past include Nickola Wolf Nelson on Language and Literacy, Cathy Pratt on Autism, Kate Bunton and Edwin Maas on Speech Sound Disorders, and Cathy Binger on Augmentative and Alternative Communication. Physicians Fayez Ghishan and Sydney Rice from the UA Department of Pediatrics in the College of Medicine have spoken on pediatric GI and feeding issues and medical issues surrounding acquired brain injury. Speech pathologists, audiologists, assistants, educators and parents attend this day-long workshop.
The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences is committed to creating and maintaining an environment free of discrimination -- in the classroom, the clinical setting, and the workplace. The University of Arizona Office of Institutional Equity provides education and support for these efforts.
The University of Arizona is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The University prohibits discrimination in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information and is committed to maintaining an environment free from sexual harassment and retaliation.