ASHA National Office E-mail Directory

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Academic Affairs (
Information on matters pertaining to the educational preparation of audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists, including but not limited to undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs in communication sciences and disorders, and trends in higher education affecting both academic and clinical faculty, as well as information on obtaining clinical and doctoral degrees for students and practicing clinicians.

Accounting (
Information on CAA payments and outstanding invoices.

Accreditation of Academic Programs (
Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA), accredited programs, CAA site visits, accreditation standards, and annual reports of the CAA.

Action Center (
The ASHA Action Center can be your first point of contact with ASHA. The center is equipped to handle many of your basic questions and requests for information, including ASHA membership dues, and membership payments received. The Action Center is also the place to turn for member services-Lost your membership card? Need help accessing the journals online? Be sure to include your membership number in your e-mail.

Advertising in ASHA Publications (
Information about advertising in ASHA publications (The ASHA Leader, AJA, AJSLP, JSLHR, LSHSS) and on the website, as well as Media Kit requests, new product releases, recruitment advertising, and the ASHA Buyers Guide.

ASHA Leader (
Questions and comments about The ASHA Leader, as well as letters to the editor.

ASHA Professional Development (
Information on continuing education opportunities developed by ASHA, including registration for in-person and online events. A full listing of educational programs is available online.

Audiology (
Information on ANSI standards for hearing tests/audiology equipment, assistive devices, practice issues in audiology, auditory brainstem response, audiology issues in the schools, aural rehabilitation, cerumen management, geriatric hearing loss, guidelines and reports (audiology), health care services, hearing conservation, infant hearing, infection control (audiology), intraoperative monitoring, international affairs (audiology), noise induced hearing loss, OSHA and OHC Programs, otitis media, otoacoustic emissions, ototoxicity, private practice in audiology, professional liability and risk management in audiology, scope of practice in audiology, standards of practice (preferred practice patterns) in audiology, substance abuse and its effect on hearing, support personnel in audiology, and tinnitus.

Career Information (
Information and resources about the careers of audiology, speech-language pathology and speech, language and hearing science, career development, career fairs, and ordering career kits, brochures and other recruitment materials.

Certification (
Certification information, including applications for membership, reinstatement of membership and/or certification, and life membership; application status; certification examination; certificate replacement; Clinical Fellowship (CF) information, requirements and agreements; certification of members with disabilities, clinical practicum; certificate holders.

Clinical Specialty Certification (
Information about the Clinical Specialty Certification program.

Clinical Trials (
This is a multi-year project being funded by NIH for ASHA to coordinate a series of multi center randomized clinical trials. Information on the status of ongoing trials and information on how to participate is available.

Consumer Information (

Continuing Education (online contact form)
ASHA Continuing Education (CE) program approves organizations meeting Continuing Education Board requirements. ASHA CE evaluates and registers CE courses offered by ASHA Approved CE Providers and awards ASHA Continuing Education Units (CEUs) to participants in registered courses. The CE Program maintains the ASHA CE Registry. The ASHA CE Registry is a service that ASHA members and other eligible individuals may use to maintain a permanent, cumulative record of courses and their accompanying ASHA CEUs awarded. Official ASHA CE Registry transcripts are issued and ASHA CEU information is transmitted to credentialing and licensing agencies by the CE program. As an incentive to participate in CE, individuals who earn more than 7.0 ASHA CEUs within a 3-year period receive the Award of Continuing Education (ACE). Finally, the ASHA CEFind is managed by the ASHA CE Program. 

Convention Information (
Information on the Call for Papers, registration/housing, meeting space, exhibits, short courses, and more regarding the ASHA Annual Convention.

Copyright/Reprint Permission (
Information about reprinting and reusing ASHA publications.

Demographic and Survey Information (
Demographic information regarding ASHA members, the professions, work force information (shortages), and results from the Omnibus Survey. Prevalence statistics for selected disorders. Results from ASHA-sponsored surveys and questionnaires.

Ethics (
Guidance, information, and resources on professional ethics, ASHA's Code of Ethics, and reporting possible violations of the code.

Evidence-Based Practice and Treatment Outcomes (
Information on ASHA's National Center for Evidence-Based Practice in Communication Disorders, including EBP systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines, and information related to ASHA's National Outcomes Measurement System (NOMS) for speech-language pathology and audiology.

Foundation (American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation) (
Information on charitable donations and corporate sponsorship, Foundation programs, research grant scholarships, special projects, and recognition awards (Kleffner, DiCarlo, and Van Hattum).

Governance (
Information on Boards, Committees, and Task Forces.

Governmental Affairs-Federal (
Information on federal appropriations, budget, and legislation; the ASHA PAC (Political Action Committee); grassroots network; members of and candidates for Congress; federal advocacy coalitions; and federal legislation related to speech-language pathology, audiology, and speech and hearing science.

Governmental Affairs-Federal Education and Regulatory Policy (
Information on federal education rules, regulations, policy, and legislation; Improving American Schools Act; Higher Education Act; Deaf Education Act; federal officials; IDEA legislation; OSHA and FDA regulations/legislation; qualified provider/school settings; and special education legislation and funding for infants and toddlers.

Grants and Funding (
Information on federal and private sources of funding for research, equipment/computer technology, program development, post-doctoral opportunities, and more.

Health Services in Speech-Language Pathology (
Information on business practices, competencies, cross-training, documentation, efficacy (speech-language pathology), end-of-life issues, evidence-based practice, health care settings (ambulatory care, home health, hospitals, long-term care, outpatient, rehabilitation) and policies, International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF), JCAHO, multiskilling, Preferred Practice Patterns, productivity, quality improvement, swallowing, telepractice.

International Affairs (
Information about international affairs in speech-language pathology.

Join ASHA (
Information about the Gift to the Graduate program, NSSLHA-ASHA Conversion payments, International Affiliate, and Membership without Certification (member only).

Marketing (
Marketing assistance and information on the Marketing Assistance Pilot Project and Marketing Workshop Speakers.

Member Benefits (
Information on member benefits such as credit cards, car rentals, and insurance, NSSLHA-to-ASHA conversion, Employment Referral Service, and Placement Center.

Member Concerns (
Bring us your issues and concerns regarding your ASHA membership.

Minority Faculty Search (
Information about using the Minority Faculty Search.

Minority Student Leadership Program (
Information about the Minority Student Leadership Program.

Multicultural Affairs (
Information about diversity issues (race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), accent/dialect modification, bilingualism, dialects, assessment, minority/bilingual emphasis professional programs, and demographics.

National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) (
Information on NSSLHA membership benefits, journal selections, chapters, chapter development, and advisors. For NSSLHA-to-ASHA conversion, please see Member Benefits.

Product Sales (
Information about ASHA products, requests for a catalog, or questions about pending orders. First check out ASHA's products catalog -your answer might be there.

ProFind (
Referrals to service providers for consumers. Is your facility listed?

Public Relations (
Members of the media may contact ASHA public relations staff for help with stories and to get more information on speech, language, and hearing issues. B-roll packages are available for broadcast stories.

Reimbursement (
Information about managed care (HMOs, PPOs, MPs, IPAs) insurance appeals, insurance codes, CHAMPUS (health insurance for military personnel), qualified provider (health settings), private health insurance, salary equivalency for health care insurance reimbursement, Medicare, and Medicaid.

Scholarly Journals (
Information about American Journal of Audiology, American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, and Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools; for answers to copyright questions and permission to reprint, please see Copyright/Reprint Permission.

School Services (
Information on school-based issues such as caseload/workload, service delivery, support personnel, ethics, salaries, Medicaid reimbursement, regulatory issues (IDEA, ESSA) and various clinical issues encountered by school-based speech-language pathologists.

Special Interest Groups (
Specific questions regarding ASHA's Special Interest Groups. 

Speech-Language Pathology (
Professional consultation for speech-language pathologists including ASHA policies and reports affecting speech-language pathology practice and information about assessment and treatment approaches, aphasia, auditory processing disorders, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and speech generating devices, autism, brain injury and cognitive communication, clinical documentation, computer software for SLPs, developmental disabilities, early intervention, emergent literacy, hearing screenings, intellectual disabilities, learning disabilities, practice in the neonatal intensive care unit, preferred practice patterns, private practice, prevention of communication disorders, selective mutism, severe communication disabilities, SLP scope of practice issues, speech-language development and disorders, speech-language pathology assistants, technology issues, and voice disorders.

Subscription Information for ASHA Publications (
Questions about subscribing to ASHA journals or accessing them online. ASHA members have access to all four journals and their archives online as part of their membership. 

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