The American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) is the professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 123,000 members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists. The mission of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association is to promote the interests of and provide the highest quality services for professionals in audiology, speech-language pathology, and speech and hearing science, and to advocate for people with communication disabilities. http://www.asha.org/
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The California Speech-language and Hearing Association (CSHA) is a professional organization of speech-language pathologists and audiologists advancing services to children and adults with communication and related disorders. CSHA is the officially recognized professional association for California speech-language pathologists and audiologists by the national American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
The mission of the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board (SLPAB) is to protect the consumer by requiring adherence to statutes and regulations designed to ensure the qualifications and competency of providers of speech-language pathology and audiology services. The SLPAB is an agency within the California Department of Consumer Affairs. Prospective SLPA's can find information regarding state laws as they pertain to the use of SLPAs in the state of California. In addition, a link is specifically provided where SLPA graduates can locate information on the application process and forms for California registration.
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