American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

2200 Research Boulevard
Rockville, MD 20850-3289
(301) 296-5700
(301) 296-8580 Fax
(301) 296-5650 TTY

Visit ASHA's website for detailed information: In order to uphold standards of professional excellence, ASHA:

  • awards the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) to audiologists and speech-language pathologists who meet strict requirements
  • informs the public about communication disorders and the ways speech-language pathologists and audiologists help make a difference 
  • administers the ASHA Code of Ethics, which sets the highest standards for professional conduct and performance and which all members agree to uphold