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Speech and Hearing Association of Alabama
ASHA CE Provider
Speech and Hearing Association of Alabama Receives Continued Approval as an ASHA Approved Continuing Education (CE) Provider
October 25, 2018 – The Continuing Education Board (CEB) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) recognized SHAA on September 26, 2018, by re-approving them for an additional five years as an ASHA Approved Continuing Education (CE) Provider. ASHA Approved CE Providers are approved to offer ASHA Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for the courses they offer to speech-language pathologists, audiologists and speech, language and hearing scientists. The recognition period extends for five years and includes all courses offered during that time that meet the ASHA CEB standards.
In order to achieve ASHA Approved CE Provider status, the SHAA’s Continuing Education Director, Gary Copeland completed a rigorous application process and successfully demonstrated adherence to the ASHA Continuing Education Board standards that focus on the design, development, administration, and evaluation of its continuing education courses offered for speech-language pathologists, audiologists and speech, language and hearing scientists. The re-approval process involved the review of all courses offered by the Speech and Hearing Association of Alabama in the past five year period and their on-going adherence to ASHA CEB standards. As a result of re-approval, SHAA has agreed to continue their compliance with ASHA CEB standards and can continue to promote their organization and courses using the ASHA CE logo on promotional course material. In addition, SHAA is listed on the ASHA CEB's Approved CE Provider list and their courses that meet CEB standards appear in ASHA CEFind on the ASHA website at www.asha.org/CEFind/.
About the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
ASHA is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 198,000 audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists. Audiologists specialize in preventing and assessing hearing and balance disorders as well as providing audiologic treatment including hearing aids. Speech-language pathologists identify, assess, and treat speech and language problems including swallowing disorders. For more information, please visit www.asha.org or call 800-498-2071.
About the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Continuing Education Board (CEB)
The ASHA CEB supports and facilitates professional development by assisting individuals in the management of lifelong learning; encouraging the availability of quality, relevant CE opportunities through its network of ASHA Approved Continuing Education Providers; and recognizing individual accomplishments in CE with the ASHA Award for Continuing Education (ACE).