Academy of Rehabilitative Audiology
The Academy of Rehabilitative Audiology promotes excellence in hearing care through
the provision of comprehensive rehabilitative and habilitative services.
Acoustical Society of America
The Acoustical Society of America is the premier international scientific society
in acoustics, dedicated to increasing and diffusing the knowledge of acoustics and
its practical applications.
American Academy of Audiology
The American Academy of Audiology is the world's largest professional organization
of, for and by audiologists. The active membership of nearly 7,000 audiologists join
together to provide the highest quality of hearing healthcare service to children
American Auditory Society
The American Auditory Society is a multidisciplinary society composed of audiologists,
hearing scientists and engineers, otolaryngologists, and other hearing professionals.
Its primary aims are to increase knowledge and understanding of the ear, hearing,
and balance; disorders of the ear, hearing, and balance, and preventions of these
disorders; and habilitation and rehabilitation of individuals with hearing and balance
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the professional, scientific,
and credentialing association for more than 103,000 audiologists, speech-language
pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists.
Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CAPCSD)
The Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CAPCSD)
is an organization representing academic programs which offer master's, doctoral,
and postdoctoral preparation of audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech,
language, and/or hearing scientists. The Council's purposes include: advancing the
goals and effectiveness of graduate education programs, including the promotion of
research and the definition of educational standards; facilitating the exchange of
scholarly and professional information; and fostering initiatives to enhance the preparation
of students in ways that are congruous with the public need.
Council on Academic Accreditation
Educational Audiology Association
The Council on Academic Accreditation formulates standards for the accreditation of
graduate education programs that provide entry-level professional preparation in audiology
and/or speech-language pathology.
The Educational Audiology Association is an international organization of Audiologists
and related professionals who deliver a full spectrum of hearing services to all children,
particularly those in educational settings.
International Evoked Response Audiometry Study Group (IERASG)
The IERASG is a society organized for the express purpose of providing an open forum
for the discussion of physiologic signals generated within the auditory system. The
IERASG meets once every two years at the Biennial Symposium. Society dues provide
a newsletter, startup support for the symposium organizer, support for the Hallowell
Davis lecturer at the symposium and support for student presenters.
National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association
The National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) is a pre-professional
membership association for students interested in the study of communication sciences
Specialty Board on Fluency Disorders
The Specialty Board on Fluency Disorders reviews credential of specialists in fluency
disorders who have demonstrated a high level of clinical expertise in treating fluency
disorders, advanced knowledge, and a commitment to serving people with fluency disorders.
Tennessee Dept. of Health Licensing Board
The mission of the Board is to safeguard the health, safety, and welfare of Tennesseans
by requiring those who practice the profession of speech pathology and audiology within
this state be qualified.
Tennessee Association of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists (TAASLP)
The Tennessee Association of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists is the
state organization that works to meet the needs of persons with hearing, communication,
and swallowing disorders and to enhance the professional development of audiologists
and speech-language pathologists.