American Speech-Language-Hearing Association - ASHA

Organization URL(s)

Other Contact Information

2200 Research Boulevard
Rockville, MD 20850-3289
1-800-638-8255 (Voice - Toll-free)
301-296-8580 (FAX)
301-296-5650 (Voice - TTY)


Founded in 1925 as the American Speech and Hearing Association, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is a nonprofit organization established to maintain professional standards, encourage development of comprehensive clinical service programs, promote research with regard to human communication and communication disorders, and assist information exchange. The Association accredits institutions offering masters and degrees in speech-language pathology and audiology programs offering clinical services in these areas to the public. With its 50 State affiliates ASHA maintains a national career information program, a governmental affairs program, a public information program, and an information and referral service for consumers.

Online Resources

Print Resources

ASHA provides reports, monographs, career information, and educational brochures. Serial publications: Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, bimonthly; Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools (journal), quarterly; American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology: American Journal of Audiology.

Review Date

Tuesday, Dec 20, 2011