American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

ASHA Among Top "Exceptional" Businesses in Maryland

(Rockville, MD - September 16, 2010)  

For the third straight year, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) has been named an "exceptional" business in Maryland.

At an awards program last night, ASHA ranked 12th out of 53 businesses across the state that were recognized by The Gazette of Politics and Business for their growth, employment satisfaction, community service, and innovation. 

"It is an honor to be among such remarkable and responsible businesses in Maryland," ASHA Executive Director Arlene Pietranton says. "We extend our congratulations to our fellow award recipients. This recognition serves as a motivator to continue to strive to do our best in the important areas covered by this award."

ASHA was recognized for its Listen to Your Buds public education campaign (www.listentoyourbuds.org), which educates children on safe usage of personal audio devices; strong and active commitment to social responsibility and community outreach; and, its "great place to work" attributes.

About the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
ASHA is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 140,000 audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists. Audiologists specialize in preventing and assessing hearing and balance disorders as well as providing audiologic treatment including hearing aids. Speech-language pathologists identify, assess, and treat speech and language problems including swallowing disorders.

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