ASHA and Council on Education of the Deaf (CED) Joint Committee
Welcome to the ASHA-CED Joint Committee Web site hosted by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. This site serves as a repository of materials and documents created by the Committee. The goal of this site is to make the material accessible to Committee members and others who may be interested in the work of this group.
Overview of the ASHA-CED Joint Committee
The committee is comprised of representatives from both ASHA and CED. This committee was established by the ASHA Legislative Council to "explore issues of mutual concern relative to the delivery of professional services to hearing impaired persons." (LC 35-80)
Organizations in CED
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association is the professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 140,000 members and affiliates who are speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists in the United States and internationally.
Joint Committee Purposes
- To serve in a general advocacy role by providing input to ASHA and CED on proposed federal and state legislation and regulations;
- To promote quality services and education for children and adults who are deaf/hard-of-hearing and their families;
- To define terminology and service provision for professionals through the collaborative development and dissemination of policy documents and other resources; and
- To provide an opportunity to liaise and network among professionals and other associations and organizations.
Documents Developed by the Committee
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