ASHA's Federal and Political Advocacy Team advocates on legislative and regulatory issues related to the professions at the federal level. Legislative issues focus on introducing a bill into law while regulatory issues focus on the regulations related to a law.
Federal issue briefs provide a background on legislative issues that ASHA is advocating for with members of Congress.
Federal Regulatory Issues
Public Policy Agenda
Speak Out, Be Heard
ASHA-PAC provides financial support to candidate committees for the U.S. House and Senate that recognize the importance of speech-language pathology and audiology services.
Bills Introduced in Congress
Take Action! Voice support for legislative efforts on behalf of the professions.
ASHA's grassroots advocacy program focuses on ASHA member advocacy. Visiting and writing your elected representatives on a regular basis is the best way to keep them informed about the issues that are important to you!
Additional Federal Advocacy Resources