Is there someone you want to see honored? ... someone who made a positive impression on you, your patients, or the profession? Potentially seven types of awards (see below) are presented at the annual convention each March.
Please include a few brief sentences letting us know why you have selected your nominee and send your nominations to Ms. Claire Tynes.
Description of SHAA Honors:
Certificate of Appreciation: Presented to individuals in recognition of significant contributions to the Association and/or to the profession that she/he serves.
Student Recognition Award: Presented to the most outstanding student enrolled in an Audiology, Hearing Impaired or Speech-Language Pathology program at an academic training program within the State of Alabama . (Selections for this award are made by individual training program faculties).
AAC Achievement Award: Presented to an individual who has distinguished herself/himself in the area of alternative/augmentative communication through contributions of awareness and/or training in the use of AAC.
Distinguished Service Award: Presented to individuals, agencies, businesses or organizations in recognition of significant and sustained contributions to the Association that have resulted in an obvious improvement/increase in the Association's ability to serve its membership.
Distinguished Clinical Achievement Award: Presented to the individual who has distinguished herself/himself in the area of clinical accomplishment.
Loretta G. Brown Annual Award: Presented to an individual who has had a long and distinguished career in the provision of services and the support of speech-language pathology and/or audiology in the schools.
Honors of the Association: Presented to an individual whose contributions to the discipline of human communication sciences and disorders has been of such magnitude that their impact on the discipline and the professions of speech-language pathology and audiology through clinical practice, teaching, research, administration, and legislative activity are recognized throughout the professional community.