The ASHA Convention is the largest in-person gathering and most comprehensive education event in the world for speech, language, and hearing professionals. Learn about the latest research, expand your clinical skills and techniques, find new products and resources, and network with colleagues—all in only three days. Attendees will experience a full year's worth of benefits in the form of new and greater knowledge that can be directly applied to their work while earning valuable continuing education credit. Use the tips and letter of support below to make your case to attend.
We have drafted a brief sample letter of support [PDF] to assist you with gaining support from your employer, which you can customize however you'd like. Organize your thoughts to make a clear and strong business case to demonstrate why your attendance is not only an investment in your professional development but also an asset to your organization. The following are some points to consider when drafting your letter: