Membership Details and Benefits
|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 dsha.org.
- 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.