ATLANTA, GA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013
The Continuing Education Board (CEB) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) has approved Cobb Pediatric Therapy Services as an ASHA Approved Continuing Education (CE) Provider. ASHA Approved CE Providers are the only organizations to provide continuing education courses for speech-language pathologists for ASHA Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
“We are pleased to welcome Cobb Pediatric Therapy Services as our newest ASHA Approved CE Provider organization,” said Dr. Patricia Prelock, president of ASHA and dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Vermont.
Cobb Pediatric joins 550 organizations worldwide who have had their courses and programs reviewed by ASHA experts to ensure that the highest possible standards are met. Cobb Pediatric completed a rigorous application process and successfully demonstrated adherence to ASHA CEB standards focusing on the design, development, administration and evaluation of its continuing education courses for speech-language pathologists. In addition, Cobb Pediatric Therapy Services is listed on the ASHA Approved CEB’s Approved CE Provider list and their courses that meet CEB standards appear in the ASHA CE Course Search on the ASHA website at http://www.asha.org.
“We are excited about the opportunity to provide ASHA Approved Continuing Education courses to speech language pathologists,” said June Whitehead, M.Ed., CCC-SLP, Owner and President of Cobb Pediatric Therapy Services. “We feel it is important to provide ongoing continuing education and training opportunities so that our therapists, as well as the school districts we serve, can benefit from the latest in therapy ideas and techniques.”
Cobb Pediatric Therapy Services adds ASHA CE Provider approval to its professional accolades including six consecutive years as one of Inc. 5000’s Fasting Growing Private Companies and three straight years as a Top Workplace in Atlanta.
About Cobb Pediatric Therapy Services
Founded in 1989, Cobb Pediatric Therapy Services has been providing a range of therapy services for children, including speech language pathology, occupational therapy and physical therapy to school systems across the United States for over 24 years. The firm has expanded into new West Coast markets and currently serves Alabama, Arizona, California, the District of Columbia, Georgia, Florida, Maryland, Nevada, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. For more information on Cobb Pediatric Therapy Services, please visit http://www.cobbpediatric.com
About the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
ASHA is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 150,000 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 http://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 CE opportunities through its network of ASHA Approved Continuing Education Providers; and recognizing individual accomplishments in CE with the ASHA Award for Continuing Education (ACE).