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The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
ASHA is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 186,000 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.
International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication
The International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ISAAC) works to improve the lives of children and adults who use AAC. ISAAC’s vision is that AAC will be recognized, valued and used throughout the world. ISAAC’s mission is to promote the best possible communication for people with complex communication needs.
RSA Department of Basic Education
Our vision is of a South Africa in which all our people will have access to lifelong learning, education and training opportunities, which will, in turn, contribute towards improving the quality of life and building a peaceful, prosperous and democratic South Africa. Our mission is to provide leadership in the establishment of a South African education system for the 21st century.
RSA Department of Health
Mission: To improve health status through the prevention of illnesses and the promotion of healthy lifestyles and to consistently improve the healthcare delivery system by focusing on access, equity, efficiency, quality and sustainability.
South African Speech-Language-Hearing Association (SASLHA)
SASLHA is the acknowledged voice of Speech-Language Therapists and Audiologists in South Africa. The organization promotes the professions to the public and promotes the best interests of members in all spheres of professional activity, provides opportunities to enhance professional competence through providing and/or coordinating learning activities for its members including free online CPD, lobbies and advocates for recognition of the professions to government, the private sector, international bodies and medical aid schemes. SASHLA encourages members to aspire to the highest standards of ethical conduct and provides guidelines for best practice in the fields of Audiology and Speech therapy.
The Stuttering Foundation of America
The Stuttering Foundation of America's goal s to provide the best and most up-to-date information and help available for the prevention of stuttering in young children and the most effective treatment available for teenagers and adults.
Vocal Disorders looks to provide research information, the latest medical findings, and information on tools and aides that appeal to people with voice problems, as well as provide ways those who are impacted by voice problems (including friends, family members, and medical professionals) to connect with one another.