Specific Objective: In Honduras, ASHA provides technical assistance for the establishment of a personnel development program in phonoaudiology at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras (UNAH).
The first class of phonoaudiology students at UNAH
New phonoaudiology program at UNAH was launched in January 2017. Thirty-seven students are enrolled and will graduate in 2020.
Honduran Higher Education Council approved the new phonoaudiology career in March 2016.
Ad Hoc Committee ended in December 2015.
A workshop for new faculty took place on September 21–25, 2015 at UNAH in Tegucigalpa. Ad hoc committee chair participated in a leading role as expert in speech-language pathology and multiculturalism.
UNAH Council approved the new phonoaudiology career in February 2015.
Curriculum was reviewed, and program proposal was submitted to UNAH.
Ad Hoc Committee was formed and work plan was developed.
UTV videos about the new phonoaudiology program at UNAH.
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 228,000 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.