American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

SLP Education Summit Glossary

BDC
Board of Division Coordinators
BOE
Board of Ethics
CAA
Council on Academic Accreditation
CAPCSD
Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders
CCC
Certificate of Clinical Competence
CCSR
Council for Clinical Specialty Recognition
CFCC
Council for Clinical Certification
EB
Executive Board
FPB
Financial Planning Board
GRPP
Governmental Relations & Public Policy
LC
Legislative Council
KASA
Knowledge and Skills Acquisition

The Big Nine

  1. Articulation
  2. Fluency
  3. Voice and resonance (including respiration and phonation)
  4. Receptive and expressive language
  5. Hearing (including the impact on speech and language)
  6. Swallowing (oral, pharyngeal, esophageal, and related functions, including oral function for feeding; oral function for feeding; orofacial myofunction
  7. Cognitive assessments of communication (attention, memory, sequencing, problem-solving, executive functioning)
  8. Social aspects of communication (challenging behavior, ineffective social skills, lack of communication opportunities)
  9. Communication modalities (including oral, manual, augmentative and alternative communication techniques, and assistive technologies

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