Why Join ASHA
If you work in communication sciences and disorders (CSD) or are a related professional, The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) has something for you.
With a membership roster boasting more than 191,500 CSD professionals, ASHA is your link to audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech/language/hearing scientists. Join ASHA and tap into the collective knowledge and expertise of CSD professionals who, like you, are committed to providing the highest quality services to-and advocacy for-people with communication disabilities.
Read more about the benefits of Membership.
Open to Audiologists applying for or who currently hold the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC). You must meet the audiology standards in effect at the time of your application.
Open to Speech-Language Pathologists applying for or who currently hold the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC). You must meet the speech-language pathology standards in effect at the time of your application.
Open to individuals who hold a graduate degree or its equivalent with major emphasis in audiology, speech-language pathology, or speech, language, or hearing science.
Open to CSD students to help them stay current on advancements in CSD, network with other students, and save money on products and services.
Available to current ASHA Certified Members who are returning to school as a full-time or part-time student.
Open to persons who reside abroad and who are not exclusively citizens of the United States.
Option for an Audiologist to hold the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A) but not become a member of the Association.
Option for a Speech-Language Pathologist to hold the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) but not become a member of the Association.
Open to individuals who have recently graduated from a technical training program or are currently employed in support positions providing audiology or speech-language pathology assistant services.
Available to current ASHA Members who are at least 65 at the time of application, and have at least 25 consecutive years or 35 cumulative years of ASHA membership
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