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 Why Should I Join OSLA??

 

 Because this is your community! 

OSLA provides Advocacy by representing the interests of the professions of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology where those funding, legislative, and regulatory decisions are made: Ontario. For example, OSLA was instrumental in securing our professions the prestigious right of self-regulation.

- Build the profile of your profession. OSLA is your professional voice, and that voice gets louder with every member. In negotiations with government and other agencies a strong collective voice is the most effective tool. With your membership we represent the entirety of the profession.

-To Invest in your profession. While advocacy and public awareness work supports members and non-members alike, OSLA can only accomplish as much as our membership dues support.

-Membership is leadership. Demonstrate your leadership and affiliation with the broader professional community by including your OSLA membership on your resume.

-Competency development and recognition opportunities through leadership and participation in Board of Directors, Advocacy initiatives, Professional Development events, and Awards.

-Exercise influence and help shape the future direction of the professions through Interest Groups, student leadership, or presenting at Professional Development events. Keep your professions healthy and vital.

-Peer support is accessible for clinical advice, best practice information, or news about employment trends in your area. For any issue that affects your profession-- Members understand!

-Stay Connected and access a province wide network of S-LPs and Audiologists across diverse fields of practice through OSLA’s Interest Groups and Member Directory.


Because you need to know!

Be among the first to know relevant information about legislative, administrative and political issues that affect your practice through the newsletter.


-Focus on professional needs in the newly updated website and member portal.

-Career opportunities communicated exclusively to members.

-Journal Access through OSLA’s membership in the Allied Health Professional Development Fund (AHPDF).


-Get answers to the challenges you face via Members only information, tools, documents, publications and resources in our members portal including such items as the ABI Toolkit, Fee Schedules, survey results, interest groups discussions, and more.


-We’re here for you! Information and assistance is available from OSLA for your local issues. Don’t know where to start? Most likely, members have already worked with OSLA to address similar situations.


-Develop professionally through participation in Committees, Interest Groups, On-line Forums and Professional Development courses!


-Client opportunities from the numerous public calls to OSLA are redirected to OSLA’s Practitioner Listing.




Because “It pays for itself”!!

Not only do OSLA’s group benefits save you money, but they also save time by making these product choices easy so you can get back to helping Ontarians!

-Members receive substantial discounts on the professional protection afforded by Prolink Liability Insurance. The savings from this single member benefit pays more than double the price of membership. In some cases, only a $40 annual premium and includes free legal consultation.

-Save up to 50% on GoodLife fitness membership for you and your family members.

-Discounts on Shopping, Restaurants, Entertainment and more with Perkopolis.

-Free Access to OSLA Fee Guides.

-Savings of up to 30% on Home, Auto, Health and Travel Insurance with our partners at Johnson Insurance.

-Preferred pricing on OSLA Professional Development events. Attend only 2 events per year to maintain your Continuous Learning Activity Credits (CLACs) and the savings alone pay the price of membership.

-Up 50% off on OSLA's Oral Language at Your Fingertips, Job Postings and Practitioner promotion on the OSLA Website.


To become a Member today, click HERE