State Association Resources

Building Blocks for State Associations
These resources help state association leaders with operations, developing leadership skills and advocacy campaigns, and promoting the professions.

Advocacy in Action: A State Model for Change
This plan was developed for state associations and shows the seven steps for success.

State Association Grants 
ASHA Personnel Issues Grants and Reimbursement Issues Grants are available to state associations.

Student Advocacy Grants
This grant is available to state associations interested in developing or increasing student participation in state advocacy day activities.

Student Advocacy Day
A step-by-step guide to planning a successful event. 

State-Based Advocacy Networks
ASHA has three networks: SEALs (State Education Advocacy Leaders)StAMP (State Advocates for Medicare Policy) Network, and STARs: State Advocates for Reimbursement.

CSAPCouncil of State Association Presidents (CSAP)
CSAP's mission is to provide leadership training for state speech-language-hearing association presidents, be a forum for collaboration and networking among these leaders, and promote communication of professional matters between state speech-language-hearing associations, ASHA, and other related national professional organizations.

State Model Bills and Mandates
Language that can be used to craft legislation and links to current state requirements.

State Advocacy Resources
Information for state association leaders.

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