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What Are Communication Devices for Non-Verbal Children?
ASHA Associate Director of Clinical Issues in Speech-Language Pathology Jaime Van Echo was quoted in a Rare Parenting article explaining augmentative and alternative communication devices.

Say That Again: Using Hearing Aids Can Be Frustrating for Older Adults, but Necessary
ASHA Associate Directors of Audiology Professional Practices Lindsay Creed and Marquitta Merkison were interviewed by KFF Health News for an article about the importance of hearing aids.

ASHA’s Developmental Milestones: Communication (Hearing, Speech, and Language)

Lemmietta McNeilly, PhD, CCC-SLP, ASHA Chief Staff Officer for Speech-Language Pathology, shares important information about ASHA’s new communication milestones and how they should be used by families.


Campaign Spotlight

National Speech-Language-Hearing Month

Each May, National Speech-Language-Hearing Month provides an opportunity to raise awareness about communication disorders and the role of ASHA members in providing life-altering treatment.

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Featured Resource


ASHA's new developmental milestones are available in checklists that detail communication (speech, language, and hearing) milestones for children ages birth to 5 years as well as feeding and swallowing milestones for children ages birth to 3 years. 


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