American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 191,500 members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists, audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel, and students.
Making effective communication, a human right, accessible and achievable for all.
Fostering excellence in professional practice
Advocating for members and those they serve
ASHA has had several names during its more than 90-year history. The first was the American Academy of Speech Correction (1925). The current name, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), was adopted in 1978. ASHA is the nation’s leading professional, credentialing,...