ASHA Member Advocacy
Guide to Being an Advocate for the Professions
As an audiologist, speech-language pathologist, or student entering the profession, you have the expertise to talk about the legislative issues that impact you and those you serve. You are also a constituent who has voting power; your legislators depend on your vote for their election. That's why it's important for you to tell your members of Congress how legislation affects you. As a grassroots advocate, forming relationships with your representative and senators makes an impact. Click on the tiles below to find out how you can make a difference!