Honors Nominations

Do you know anyone who has made great strides this past year, shown exceptional professionalism or leadership, developed a new or innovative process or made a contribution to our field that has made a positive impact for our profession and/or the children we serve? If so, please consider your colleagues for the awards listed below.…

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Narrative Interventions: The What, Why, and How… Part 1

Please join us for a FREE EVENT for students April 18, 2022 from 5:30 PM-7:30 PM! This online event will describe narrative interventions, cover the research and evidence base for narrative interventions, including typical development for narrative skills, and provide examples of instructional methods and supports. Click the link below for more information and to…

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Call for Presentations!

OSSPEAC is proud to announce that we will be having an in-person conference this year! There will be opportunities for both in-person and virtual attendance. The conference will be at the Spitzer Conference Center In Elyria, Ohio. We are looking for presenters in the areas of speech-language pathology, educational audiology, and related fields. Please click…

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Virtual Services Meet Up!

Please join us in (via Microsoft teams) in attending the Ohio Related Services Virtual Meet-Up Series on March 15, 2022 from 330-430 PM. The topic of the session will be on service provider workload/caseload. A panel of related service supervisors from Ohio’s Urban school districts will provide their own approaches to using the workload process…

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April 2021 GAC Legislative Report

See Below for a quick recap of major issues being discussed this month: The Ohio House recently put their mark on the state’s $75 billion two-year operating budget (HB 110). The House Finance Committee accepted a substitute version of the bill, which called for a 2% across-the-board income tax cut, which House Republicans suggest will…

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IMPORTANT: License Renewal Deadline Extension

Ohio Board of Speech and Hearing Professionals License Renewal Deadline Extended for All The deadline for licensure renewal has been extended by the state legislature to allow licensees to accumulate required CEUs, which pandemic restrictions may have prevented them from doing. The extended deadline for completion of required continuing education and paying for renewal is July 1,…

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December GAC 2020 Legislative Report

On December 22, 2020, the Ohio Senate approved an amended HB 442, which pertains to licensing within the State of Ohio. The bill is now on the Governor’s desk, awaiting his anticipated signature.  What does HB 442 mean for OSSPEAC members? Every 3 years, the Legislature is required to review each state license to determine…

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October 2020 GAC Legislative Report

The Legislature is adjourned till after the election, at which time the lame duck session will convene. Any bill that is to be enacted will have to be acted on before December 31, as the Legislative Biennium ends then, at which time every bill not passed or enacted is permanently tabled and will have to…

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