American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

ASHA Thesaurus

The ASHA Thesaurus is a controlled vocabulary used to organize information in the fields of audiology and speech-language pathology.

Terms marked "(node label only)" are for classification only and should not be used for indexing. Non-preferred terms are in italics.

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Scope Note

Use to describe teaching that SLPs/Audiologists provide. Use Professional development or Higher education to describe education acquired by SLPs/Audiologists.

Broader Term

Ancillary disciplines

Narrower Term

Bilingual education
Deaf education
English as a Second Language
Regular education
Special education

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