#18: State by State: Iowa

Dr. Jeanette Benigas speaks with Ashley Laudick M.A., CCC-SLP, the president of the Iowa Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Ashley delves into the association's successful endeavors safeguarding SLP billing codes in Iowa and sheds light on ongoing advocacy work, particularly concerning potential restructuring of the state’s licensing boards. They discuss the significance of member engagement, transparency, and the pivotal role of lobbyists in championing Iowa’s SLPs. Ashley underscores the importance of clinician awareness and support for the sustainability of state associations, emphasizing their crucial role in advocating for the profession and addressing Iowa-specific issues.

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