Houston Association for Communication Disorders
Houston Association for Communication Disorders
Houston Association for Communication Disorders Houston Association for Communication Disorders  



2014 Full Day Workshop Featuring Ethics & Case Studies 


September 13, 2014


Houston Methodist West

Houston Methodist West: Mahogany room 3270
18500 Katy Fwy
Houston, TXD 77094


The Mahogany room is located on the 3rd floor between the Starbucks
and the gift shop.


More details to come….



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Hello fellow SLPs. It’s that time of the year again to renew your HACD membership. We are excited about new changes and wanted to share them with you!



  • In an attempt to mainstream our membership application process, your membership of $40 (Students remain at $10) will be due every year on July 1st
  • This year’s membership will run 07/01/14 – 06/30/15
  • We are also asking that ALL members visit our website www.hacd.org to pay their membership dues via PayPal
  • It’s accessed under “Membership – Join or Renew” tab on the left side
  • No need to fill out the paper application form at this time
  • *Life Members - once you have established your life membership status, there is no need to update annually* 
  • For special payment arrangement, please contact me at NesreenHAlawami@gmail.com or 713-441-3581



  • ALL updates will be on our website, so please visit our website prior to ALL meetings to ensure that you are abreast of all changes
  • A written calendar WILL NOT BE SENT in the mail
  • Your membership will continue to offer you 10 FREE CEUs for the year as well as excellent courses at reasonable prices
  • NO Monday night meetings!


  • Here is the TENTATIVE schedule for the 2014-2015 calendar year: 
  • Sat. 09/13/14 – FREE Full Day– Ethics and Case Presentations   
  • Sat. 11/01/14 – PAID Full Day  – Doug Brooks Pediatric Workshop
  • Sat. 02/28/15 – PAID Full Day – Medical Speech Pathology Workshop
  • Sun. 04/19/15 – FREE ½ Day – Voice Management
  • New!!!   Happy Hours/Networking events:
    • Thur. 10/23/14
    • Thur. 12/04/14
    • March 2015 – Date TBD
    • Thur. 05/14/15


HACD is evolving and we would love for you to share in our growth and development.



Nesreen H. Alawami, HACD VP of Membership 



We can always use your help! 


Please email HACD President, Michelle Dehgan, if you are interested in volunteering.



Elyse Carson, Registered Dietician, with URS Medical.

She donated 4 Simply Thick Starter Kits and Target Gift Cards to HACD as door prizes!






Anne Swanson Graphic Design


For your assistance with signage, printing and our fabulous logo!!







We appreciate your support!


If you would like to advertise through HACD, click on Sponsorship/Advertising.

If you would like to donate products for raffles or door prizes, please email Janet Eckert








 -Upcoming Events

Go to Meetings & Workshops to view our month-by-month calendar of


2014 Robbin Parish Memorial Outstanding UH Post-Baccalaureate students...

Meera Dawson & Lauren Nance


Congratulations to the 2014 recipients of the Robbin Parish Memorial Outstanding Post-Baccalaureate Scholarship Awards, Meera Dawson & Lauren Nance! These post-Baccalaureate Program students have been accepted into the University of Houston’s Graduate Program in Communication Sciences and Disorders and were selected by UH faculty.

Congratulations to the 2014 Mary Curl Outstanding Clincian Award recipient...

Katie Barrow


Congratulations to Katie Barrow for being awarded the 2014 Mary Curl Outstanding Clinician Scholarship Award. This scholarship is awarded to a graduate clinician at the University of Houston nominated and chosen by their Clinical Educators.

to the 2014
TSH Foundation
Scholarship recipient...

Jackie Crow of UH!

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