About Us

The National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) is the only national student organization for pre-professionals studying communication sciences and disorders (CSD) recognized by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Established in 1972, NSSLHA supports nearly 11,000 members and 350+ chapters at colleges and universities nationwide.

Our Mission

Success starts with National NSSLHA. We inspire, empower, and support students in the field of CSD. We give you the tools to navigate your academic career while preparing you for your professional one.

Our Vision

Whether it’s giving you unparalleled leadership opportunities, access to peer-reviewed academic journals, or giving you financial support as you start your professional career, National NSSLHA is the preferred home for students in CSD.

Our Core Values


Strategic Plan

Our 2024-2026 Strategic Plan provides information about our goals, objectives, and strategic initiatives.


Our Bylaws govern the way we function, as well as define the roles and responsibilities of our governance structure.

Our Staff

Meet our National Office team.

Our Partners

Learn about our partnerships.

Press Room

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You have questions. We have answers! Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

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