American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
ASHA CE Provider Media Relations
Contact: Renee Levinson
McRory Pediatric Services, Inc. Receives ASHA Approved Continuing Education (CE) Provider Recognition.
February 12, 2018 – The Continuing Education Board (CEB) of the American Speech-Language- Hearing Association (ASHA) has approved McRory Pediatric Services, Inc. as an ASHA Approved Continuing Education (CE) Provider. ASHA Approved CE Providers are the only organizations approved to offer continuing education courses for audiologists and speech-language pathologists for ASHA Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
“We are pleased to welcome McRory Pediatric Services, Inc. as our newest ASHA Approved CE Provider organization,” stated Dr. Jaynee A. Handelsman, president of ASHA and director of pediatric audiology in the CS Mott Children’s Hospital and clinical assistant professor in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery in the Univeristy of Michigan Health System. Handelsman added, “McRory Pediatric Services, Inc. joins 532 organizations across the country and around the world that have had their organizational process and courses reviewed by our experts in continuing education to ensure the highest possible standards are met.”
In order to achieve ASHA Approved CE Provider status, McRory Pediatric Services, Inc. completed a rigorous application process that successfully demonstrated adherence to the ASHA Continuing Education Board standards that focus on the design, development, administration, and the evaluation of its continuing education courses offered for speech-language pathologists. McRory Pediatric Services, Inc. agreed to comply with ASHA CEB standards and can promote their organization and courses using the ASHA CE logo on promotional course material. In addition, McRory Pediatric Services, Inc. is listed on the ASHA CEB’s Approved CE Provider list and their courses that meet CEB standards appear in ASHA CEUFind on the ASHA website at www.asha.org/CEFind.
McRory Pediatric Services executive director Nikki McRory stated, “Our approval as an ASHA Approved CE Provider demonstrates our strong commitment to meeting ASHA CEB’s standards when we offer CE courses for audiologists and speech-language pathologists. We are proud to be recognized by such a prestigious organization as ASHA and are pleased to be one of the elite group of organizations that meets ASHA CEB standards for offering exemplary continuing education courses.”
About McRory Pediatrics Services, Inc.
Established in 1999, McRory Pediatric Services is a multidisciplinary pediatric private practice dedicated to bringing high quality evidence-based services to more than 500+ families annually. We pride ourselves on our innovative programs and committed team members. Whether receiving speech-language therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, social skills training, applied behavior analysis, counseling services, or attending one of our early intervention programs or preschool programs, we remain committed to ensuring that families are valued as integral members of our therapy team. For more information about our services or our CE courses, please visit www.mcrorypediatrics.com or call (818) 501-8352.
About the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
ASHA is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 182,000 audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists. Audiologists specialize in preventing and assessing hearing and balance disorders as well as providing audiologic treatment including hearing aids. Speech-language pathologists identify, assess, and treat speech and language problems including swallowing disorders. For more information, please visit www.asha.org or call 800-498-2071.
About the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Continuing Education Board (CEB)
The ASHA CEB supports and facilitates professional development by assisting individuals in the management of lifelong learning; encouraging the availability of quality, relevant opportunities through its network of ASHA Approved Continuing Education Providers; and recognizing individual accomplishments in CE with the ASHA Award for Continuing Education (ACE).