ASHA grants national certification for practitioners and academic accreditation for university programs. They publish journals, host an annual convention, and promote legislative changes that benefit our profession. They have information of public interest and many links for members and professionals (such as a page for those in a "School Setting". They also have an Employment Referral Service.
(Call the Action Line, 1-800-498-2071.)
AAA grants national certification to audiologists. They host an annual convention.
Alabama's licensing board for SLPs and audiologists, ABESPA (Alabama Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology), regulates the practice of speech pathology and audiology in Alabama.