The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is a national organization that represents professional, research, and credentialing needs of speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech-language-hearing scientists. Each May, ASHA celebrates Better Hearing and Speech Month. This annual celebration gives professionals in the field an opportunity to increase awareness regarding various hearing and communication disorders that impact individuals across the lifespan.
Clinicians certified by ASHA may work with individuals to support many different areas of functioning, such as:
Some individuals with cognitive, communicative, hearing, or swallowing disorders may experience one or several differences in functioning in these areas. Particular populations that we may serve include individuals who:
Take time today to consider how addressing these essential functional skills foster connection and interaction in daily life. Be an advocate for those with cognitive, communicative, hearing, or swallowing differences by sharing resources from ASHA with friends and family. Should you or a loved one need support, contact Cognition, Speech & Language for more information.
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Devon Brunson, MS, CCC-SLP, CBIS
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