American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Subscribing to ASHA's Serial Publications

General Subscription Information

Institutions/Libraries: Subscription information for universities, libraries, hospitals, schools, private practices.

ASHA members: 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. ASHA members with questions about the serial publications they receive as a membership benefit should address their inquiries to Action Center at 1-800-498-2071, or e-mail

Permission to make photocopies of individual articles within ASHA scholarly journals can be obtained by contacting the Copyright Clearance Center. With permission, subscribers can also use online versions of articles for course packs or distance learning classes.

Description of ASHA Publications

ASHA publishes the following serials:

American Journal of Audiology: A Journal of Clinical Practice (AJA)
ISSN: 1558-9137
Published: June and December
AJA addresses all aspects of clinical practice in audiology, including screening, assessment, and treatment techniques; prevention; professional issues; supervision; and administration.

American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology: A Journal of Clinical Practice (AJSLP)
ISSN: 1558-9110
Published: February, May, August, November
AJSLP addresses all aspects of clinical practice in speech-language pathology, including screening, assessment, and treatment techniques; prevention; professional issues; supervision; and administration.

Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research (JSLHR)
ISSN: 1558-9102
Published: February, April, June, August, October, December
JSLHR is the premier archival research publication of the professions. It includes articles pertaining to the processes and disorders of hearing, language, and speech, and to the diagnosis and treatment of these disorders.

Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools (LSHSS)
ISSN: 1558-9129
Published: January, April, July, October
LSHSS presents up-to-date information on all aspects of clinical speech, language, and hearing services to children and adolescents, particularly in school settings.

The ASHA Leader
ISSN: 1085-9586
Published: Every month (12 issues/year)
The ASHA Leader is a four-color publication on coated paper. Contents include in-depth features, news articles, classifieds, and letters related to the audiology and speech-language pathology professions. Supplements are published periodically. To place an advertisement in The ASHA Leader, see current rates and deadlines.

Contemporary Issues in Communication Science and Disorders (CICSD)
ISSN: 1092-5171
Published: Spring, Fall
Produced by the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association, CICSD focuses on recent advances in the discipline and serves as a supplemental training tool for communication science students. As of January 1, 2010, CICSD is an online-only, open access journal.

Special Interest Groups Perspectives
Published: The publication rates for the 18 Special Interest Groups (SIG) that have a Perspectives publication varies by SIG. For information on specific Perspectives and to see Perspectives samples, visit the SIG home page. Perspectives publications focus on that SIG's specific topic area. Content includes updates on programs and initiatives and in-depth literature- or research-based articles in the field. To place an advertisement in a Special Interest Groups Perspectives, see current rates and deadlines

Subscription Rates

Rates for One Year

AJA, AJSLP, LSHSS, JSLHR Subscription information available on journal websites
The ASHA Leader Institution/Library U.S. $154
Foreign $193
Individual (Nonmember) U.S. $103
Foreign $136
Special Interest Groups Perspectives Subscription Rate Table

Ordering Information

  • The name of the end user is required on all orders.
  • The ASHA Leader prices include shipping and handling.
  • Prices are subject to change.
  • Include the publisher reference number or ID number on all orders.
  • Orders must be prepaid in U.S. funds drawn from a U.S. bank.
  • Purchase orders are not accepted.
  • As of January 1, 2010, print issues of scholarly journals were discontinued. Customers requiring print issues of those journals may request custom printing at an additional charge. Please call 800-498-6699.

Claims for Missing or Damaged Issues

Claims must be made to ASHA within 4 months of publication date. Claims are accepted by mail, fax at 301-296-8590, or e-mail at

Canceling a Subscription

  • Only subscriptions that have not started can be canceled and refunded.
  • Send a written request to the attention of the Subscription Sales Coordinator at the address below.
  • Allow 3 to 4 weeks for processing of refunds.

Postal Information

ASHA's serial publications are mailed via 2nd class mail, nonprofit rate. Those sent to Canada are shipped via Canadian 2nd class mail through a foreign distributor. Please allow 3 weeks for delivery. Shipping to foreign countries is handled by a separate distributor. Please allow 4 weeks for delivery.


Telephone: 800-498-2071
Fax: 301-296-8590

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
2200 Research Boulevard #427
Rockville, MD 20850

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