Communication Disorders


These links will connect you to sites providing information about professional organizations in the field of communication disorders.

American Speech Language Hearing Association
ASHA is the national credentialing body for institutions and professionals in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  ASHA plays an important role in advocating for persons with speech and hearing handicaps, and for the professionals who serve them.

New York State Speech-Language Hearing Association
NYSSLHA is a state association whose membership is composed of speech-language pathologists, audiologists, speech and hearing scientists, teachers of the speech and hearing handicapped, and others interested in speech, language, and hearing disorders.

American Academy of Audiology
AAA is a professional organization of, by, and for audiologists.

National Student Speech Language Hearing Association
NSSLHA is a national organization for gradate and undergraduate students interested in the study of normal and disordered human communication.  It is the only official national student association recognized by the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA). 

Speech-Language-Hearing Association of the Hudson Valley SHAHV is a professional association comprised of local speech-language pathologists and audiologists from Dutchess, Orange, Sullivan and Ulster counties within New York State.

Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders
CAPCSD is an organization of program directors that has provided leadership in formulating and implementing policies regarding standards of education, clinical training, and accreditation standards.