American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Social Media at the ASHA Convention

With each passing year, social media becomes more engrained into communication sciences and disorders (CSD) professionals' communications mix. Much more than a way of telling the world what you ate for lunch, social media has become a key element in personal and professional networking for SLPs, audiologists, and CSD students. ASHA is pleased to offer many social media touchpoints prior to and during the ASHA Convention to help attendees engage with the community and bring virtual connections into real time.

Follow @ashaconv and #asha13 on Twitter to connect with fellow attendees, ASHA social media staff in Chicago, to receive important Convention updates, and to learn about various other social media activities taking place during the Convention.

Share Your Magic Moment

Many speech and hearing professionals fondly recall their "magic moment" when everything clicked and they knew they had chosen the right profession. Whether they were treating a client who finally had a breakthrough with their therapy, or their research demonstrated a particular outcome, that moment affirmed their decision to pursue a rewarding career in communication sciences and disorders. What was your "magic moment"? Share it on ASHA's Twitter feed using the #ashamagic hashtag!

Tweet Up and "App"y Hour

Friday, November 15
5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
CC, Hall A2, Leader Lounge

Join us for the fourth annual ASHA Tweet Up and "App"y Hour! This is your chance to try out the new ASHA Community mobile app and connect with fellow slpeeps, audpeeps, slp2b and aud2b, ASHA staff, and volunteer leaders. Stop by the Leader Lounge on Friday afternoon at this popular informal event.

New to Twitter?

We have tips on ASHAsphere to get you get started; for more hands-on help, stop by the Community Lounge during Convention and ASHA staff members will help you to get set up on Twitter.


ASHAsphere offers another platform for members to share their experiences and engage in Convention-related discussions. If you're not already subscribed, be sure to sign up for ASHAsphere.

Facebook and Pinterest

We'll be posting updates and photos on ASHA's Facebook page and Pinterest page before and during Convention, and we look forward to attendees sharing theirs as well.

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