Attend education sessions to augment your studies, while also participating in a wide variety of activities to expand your network and delve into the professional world of communication sciences and disorders.

Sessions for Students

The  Program Planner and mobile app allow you to search by topic to find sessions that interest you. You can also search by special audience to find sessions identified by the Convention Program Committee to be of interest to students; filter by instructional level to find introductory sessions; or search by author to locate presentations by faculty or fellow students whom you know.

Events for Audiology Students

Check out the various audiology-focused educational opportunities and social events taking place over the three days of the ASHA Convention. These events are a great opportunity to connect with your colleagues in the audiology community.

The Exhibit Hall

Visit exhibitors offering products and services designed to help you in your future career. You can also shop the ASHA Store for new resources and ASHA gear.

Graduate School Fair and PhD Center

The Graduate School Fair/PhD Center is an opportunity for students to talk with communication sciences and disorders (CSD) program representatives about graduate or PhD program goals, curricula, clinical experiences, and opportunities for participation in research, among other topics. Check out the list of 2019 Graduate School Fair/PhD Center exhibitors.

Career Fair and Resume Star Program

The ASHA Career Fair provides you with the tools and assistance you need to find a job and succeed in your future career. Whether you're curious about job opportunities in the professions or want a Resume Star expert to review your resume, check out the Career Fair in the Exhibit Hall.

NSSLHA/Student Lounge

The NSSLHA/Student Lounge is the perfect place to meet your National NSSLHA student representatives and National Office staff, learn more about National NSSLHA opportunities, nab free giveaways and student-related ribbons, snap a selfie, and have fun!

Social Events

A number of networking and social events allow time to meet up with friends and fellow students as well as to make connections with CSD professionals. From the Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall to open houses, there are plenty of opportunities for fun while at the ASHA Convention. You are especially encouraged to join us at the First-Timers’ Welcome on Wednesday, November 20 at 5:00 p.m. to learn about the ASHA Convention and meet others attending for the first time.

Social Media

Follow @ASHA_Events on Twitter and @ashaweb on Instagram to connect with ASHA social media staff in Boston, receive important Convention updates, and learn about other social media activities taking place during the Convention. Tag your tweets and posts with #asha19 to connect with fellow attendees.

Follow National NSSLHA on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and on the ASHA Community site.

Helpful Links for Students

Travel Discounts

National NSSLHA at the ASHA Convention

Things to Do in Orlando

About ASHA

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists, speech, language, and hearing scientists, audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel, and students.

About the Convention

The ASHA Convention is one of the largest professional development events for audiologists; speech-language pathologists; and speech, language, and hearing scientists. Bringing together approximately 15,000 attendees, the annual Convention offers more than 2,500 sessions eligible for ASHA continuing education credit covering the latest research, clinical skills, and techniques in communication sciences and disorders.

Contact Us

For inquiries about the ASHA Convention:

The ASHA Action Center welcomes questions and requests for information from members and non-members.

Available 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. ET

Members: 800-498-2071
Non-Member: 800-638-8255

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