What Is the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association?

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What Is the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association?

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The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association(ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association.

Here are some facts about ASHA:

  • It has 198,000 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.
  • It was founded in 1925.
  • Its headquarters is in Rockville, Maryland.
  • It has many publications including The ASHA Leader, American Journal of Audiology and American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, etc.
  • Its mission is to make effective communication, a human right, accessible and achievable for all.

If you require more information, here is its official website: http://www.asha.org/

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