Benefits of ASHA Membership
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the most respected voice for communication sciences and disorders (CSD) professionals in the world. With a membership roster boasting more than 173,070 CSD professionals, ASHA is your link to fellow 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.
Join ASHA and enjoy access to the resources and information you need to stay up-to-date on the latest developments and issues in the field. As an ASHA member you'll be able to take advantage of these valuable benefits:
As an ASHA member, you have unlimited access to all four of ASHA's online journals—American Journal of Audiology (AJA); American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology (AJSLP); Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research (JSLHR); and Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools (LSHSS)—from the current issues all the way back to the beginning in 1936. Take advantage of:
- Advanced searching capabilities
- Links to articles available for CEU credits (at least one per issue)
- Audio, video, and other types of content not possible in print
- E-mail alerts with tables of contents of new issues
- CiteTrack Alerts that let you receive e-mail alerts for new journal content by title, key words, or author name
For additional information on ASHA's Journals, visit the journal section of the ASHA website.
As an ASHA member you'll also receive our award-winning newspaper, The ASHA Leader—published 12 times per year—gives you in-depth coverage of issues and stories shaping the future of the professions, member and Association news, employment/recruitment classifieds, and at-a-glance buyer's guides.
For a complete list of ASHA's many publications, visit the publications section of our website.
Continuing Education Opportunities
ASHA provides a variety of continuing professional education opportunities including convenient self-study products, workshops and conferences, and more than 1,400 opportunities to earn CEUs at ASHA's annual Convention. As an ASHA member you will also enjoy discounts on CE products and services at ASHA's online store. Learn more about the many exciting professional development tools on the continuing education section of our website.
Your ASHA membership allows you to tap into the collective expertise of over 140,000 CSD professionals through ASHA's Member Community, Special Interest Groups, ASHA's member directory, and social networking on LinkedIn. You can also network at ASHA's Annual Convention, Schools conference, Audiology conference and Health Care/Business Institute.
Advance professionally with the help of member-only resources like ASHA's ProSearch, and participate in the S.T.E.P. mentoring program in the Gathering Place.
Discounts on ASHA Products and Services
Members receive discounts of up to 50% for many reference books and handbooks, CE products, multicultural resources, and specialty products to promote your services to colleagues and consumers. ASHA members also receive discounts at the Annual Convention, including registration fees, products, and seminars.
Money-Saving Affinity Programs
ASHA membership also offers you a variety time and money-saving benefits such as discounts on insurance, car purchase and rental, an online discount marketplace, credit card processing, wellness screening, and personalized marketing materials-to name just a few. Visit the affinity member benefits section of our website to learn more about these and other exciting perks of ASHA membership.