ISHA partnered with IVDN to offer a 1-day course on Aging Adults in January. We had a wonderful conference with amazing speakers and attendees!
Legislative Day took place at the State House in February. We had record-setting attendance, with over 250. ISHA members represented their professions as well as 7 CSD programs in the state. We considered it to be yet another success. We have already begun planning for 2021.
ISHA responded to the needs of its members during the COVID-19 pandemic, offering up-to-date resources on telepractice, Medicare guidelines, and state changes. ISHA also formed a Telepractice Task Force.
Our Annual Convention took place online in April. We ventured into uncharted territory with the implementation of a completely online format, as well as 4 tracks for attendees. Convention planning is well under way for 2021, with a focus on multicultural issues and diversity topics.
ISHA was awarded a Phase II ASHA grant to continue our important work regarding issues in the state for school-based SLPs. Our grant work has included sending out surveys regarding practices in the schools, creating a job link on our website specifically for school-based positions, and sending state legislators a series of postcards highlighting our professions.
We partnered again with IVDN again for our Fall Conference in October with a focus on voice disorders.
To support and empower members to provide the highest quality, life changing communication, swallowing and hearing services to the people of the State of Indiana.