ASHA-PAHO/WHO: El Salvador Project

Specific Objective: In El Salvador, ASHA provides technical assistance to the Instituto Salvadoreño de Rehabilitación Integral (ISRI) for training and capacity-building for personnel in audiology and speech-language pathology.

Country Updates

  • Ad Hoc Committee ended in December 2015.
  • A comprehensive educational resource package was produced in Spanish [PDF] as a sustainable tool for training of ISRI's personnel in rehabilitation.
  • Educational materials and training resources were provided in each of the areas identified as priority needs for ISRI.
  • ASHA expert made presentations during the first Autism Conference organized in El Salvador.
  • ASHA expert visited ISRI/Audiology Center and made presentations to ISRI personnel who are providing services on Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.
  • Ad Hoc Committee was formed and work plan was developed.

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El Salvador Ad Hoc Committee

  • Linda Rosa-Lugo, Chair
  • Diana Barreneche-Doniger
  • Mayra Cabrera
  • Karen Munoz
  • Maurice Mendel, IIB member
  • Catherine Crowley, IIB member and liaison
  • Lily Waterston, Ex Officio

For more information, contact Lily Waterston, ASHA Director, International Programs at

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