Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) at ASHA
ASHA's 2020 President Theresa H. Rodgers, MA, CCC-SLP
Theresa Rodgers, ASHA President, with an update on ASHA's plans and progress in addressing systemic racism in the Communications Sciences and Disorders professions.
ASHA's Actions in 2020 Against Systemic Racism
- ASHA held online listening sessions.
- ASHA Board of Directors (BOD) and Facilitating Team were trained in implicit bias.
- BOD approved the
ASHA Envisioned Future 2025.
- ASHA is expanding our existing
Strategic Objective on increasing the diversity of the membership to Increase Diversity/Equity/Inclusion (DEI) within the Association and the discipline
- ASHA is developing a microlearning opportunity on microaggressions.
Board of Ethics is working on a resource related to the
Code of Ethics’ prohibitions of discrimination.
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