A Tribute to Dr. Cindy Symons: ASHA Past-President and Academic Mother

Submitted by Elizabeth A. Whitney, PhD CHES, ASHA Board Member and Co-Chair of Research and Publications Committee Google: ‘legacy’ Google + Merriam-Webster:  legacy noun; something that is or may be inherited. If I’m being honest, I was terrified to write this article.  Honored, but terrified.  How could one possibly begin to describe THE Cindy Symons’ legacy? READ MORE >>

A Message from ASHA on COVID-19 and School Health

COVID-19 and School Health A Message from ASHA President, Dr. Kayce Solari Williams A Message from ASHA Executive Director, Dr. Jeanie Alter Out of an abundance of caution, the ASHA staff is practicing social distancing and working remotely. This may mean slower response times. However, we are still supporting our school health professionals no matterREAD MORE >>

An Update on ASHA’s Diversity Efforts

Earlier this year, ASHA recommitted to enhancing the diversity of its membership. In 2019, ASHA began a process of conducting an internal assessment of the extent to which ASHA offers culturally appropriate services to the membership. In March, the ASHA Board President announced to the membership and partners the Association’s intention to adopt more inclusiveREAD MORE >>