Membership Levels


Membership Details and Benefits

Level Price  
Lifetime Member Free Select
Full Membership 2018 $25.00 now. Select
Associate Member 2018 $25.00 now. Select
Student Membership 2018 Free Select

Full member:  A Full Member shall hold a graduate degree with a major emphases in speech-language pathology, audiology, or speech, language or hearing science or a graduate degree and present evidence of active research, interest, and performance in the field of human communication.   Dues for applications received through August 1 are $25.  If application is made by a First-time member after August 1, dues are $12.50.  Returning members will be assessed dues in the amount of $35 ($25 for annual dues plus a $10 late fee).

Associate member:  An Associate Member shall hold a BS or BA in the field of speech-language pathology, audiology, or speech, language or hearing science degree or in related fields who are not eligible for full membership. Dues for applications received through August 1 are $25.  If application is made after August 1, dues are $12.50.

Student member:  A Student Member shall be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program with a speech-language pathology, audiology or speech and hearing science concentration.  Dues are waived for Student Members.

Life Member:  Life member status may be granted to an Association Member, Full or Associate, who has reached the age of sixty-five (65), has retired from professional practice, and has been a member in good standing for eight (8) consecutive years prior to retirement.  Dues shall be waived for Life Members.

Benefits of Membership:

  • Evening meetings, free of charge, which focus on current professional issues.
  • Periodic newsletter publications, including announcements of upcoming events and opportunities.
  • Access to online membership directory in Member-Only area of
  • Reduced registration rates at continuing education workshops and presentations offering opportunities to update professional skills and knowledge.  *DSHA is approved by ASHA to offer Continuing Education Units.
  • Special committees to address concerns and disseminate information regarding issues such as third party payment, services in the school setting, licensure, etc.
  • Public relations activities including new releases and promotion of the profession to general public and other professionals.

Current DSHA members who prefer to RENEW may print out the PDF Renewal Form and mail with your check

Prospective members who prefer to JOIN using paper application, pleasae print out the PDF Application and mail with your check