Join Us At Convention

November 18-20, 2021
Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.

Can't make it to the ASHA Convention in-person this year? Join us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter using these hashtags: #NSSLHAinDC #NSSLHA #aud2b #slp2b


November 18-20
CC, Lower Level, Exhibit Hall ABC, Booth 1317

The ASHA Convention is a great place to check out sessions and network with professionals, but don't forget to stop by the NSSLHA Lounge to say, hi!, meet your National NSSLHA leaders, and make new friends!

While there, nab one of our free giveaways and ribbons, and snap a pic at our selfie station.

National NSSLHA staff will also be on hand to answer any questions you have about National NSSLHA and student activities at the ASHA Convention.

NSSLHA Meetups

Interested in meeting other students who are in the same stage of their CSD education as you, are interested in the same CSD topics, and/or live in the same region as you? Be sure to stop by one (or more!) of our meetups:


  • Undergrad Student Meetup: 10:30-11:00 a.m.
  • SLP Grad Student Meetup: Noon-12:30 p.m.
  • Audiology Student Meetup: 1:30-2:00 p.m.


  • Northeastern Region Meetup: 9:00-9:30 a.m.
  • Central Region Meetup: 10:00-10:30 a.m.
  • Southern Region Meetup: 11:00-11:30 a.m.
  • Chapter Advisor Meetup: 2:00-3:00 p.m.
  • Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Action Meetup: 3:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Western Region Meetup: 4:30-5:00 p.m.

MSLP/National NSSLHA Present: Lead to Succeed Seminar

Friday, November 19, 2021, Noon-3:00 p.m., EST.

Whether you’ve already stepped into a leadership role and are looking to improve your skills or you’re aiming to learn more about how to be a leader, you won’t want to miss this leadership development opportunity!

Register in advance to join us (in person or virtually) to hear Dr. Brandi M. Baldwin, a thought leader in leadership psychology, an author, and an entrepreneur.

If You're Joining Us In Person

CC, Room 145B

You will need to register for Convention to attend in person. Don't forget: National NSSLHA members receive a discounted rate on Convention registration!

Lunch will be provided for this in-person event. 

If You're Joining Us Virtually

A link to the live stream will be sent to registered virtual attendees one week prior to the event. Virtual attendees do not have to register for the ASHA Convention.

Seminar: Utilizing Student Leadership to Support Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in CSD Disciplines

November 20, 3:00-4:00 p.m., EST.
CC, Room 204AB

2021 ASHA Convention Planner: Session Info

Student leaders have a unique opportunity to influence the future of the communication sciences and disorders (CSD) field and ensure that tomorrow’s clinicians demonstrate cultural competence, responsiveness, and humility in their professional practice. This session focuses on developing leadership skills related to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) as students and future clinicians in CSD.

National NSSLHA's Executive Council [student leaders] and their National Advisor will guide attendees through critical thinking exercises to develop a framework for inclusive leadership. You'll explore resources and opportunities to better serve culturally and linguistically diverse populations as students. And you'll be empowered to support DEI initiatives at the organizational and institutional levels and leave a lasting impact on our professions.

Virtual Grad School Fair/PhD Center

While there will be no in-person Grad School Fair/PhD Center at the ASHA Convention this year, we hope you'll join us at our Virtual Grad School Fair/PhD Center!

This virtual event is co-hosted by National NSSLHA and ASHA.

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