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Time is Running Out to Enter to Win a VIP Package to the ASHA Convention

Do you have your raffle tickets yet to win complimentary registration, a hotel suite, dinner for two and so much more for the 2018 ASHA Convention in Boston? Be sure to enter before we draw the winner's name in July. Call 301-296-8704 to purchase your ticket and support the ASHFoundation’s education and research programs.

ASHA Connect Attendees–Don't Miss the ASHFoundation's Special Night Out

The ASHFoundation's Sips and Sights fundraising reception will be held on July 21, 2018.

ASHFoundation Recipient Works to Understand How Noise and Drug Exposure Affect Auditory Perception

Read as Radziwon reflects on how her ASHFoundation funding is advancing her hope to test treatments to restore or preserve auditory function.

Researcher-Practitioner Collaboration Grant: Introductory Webinar

View the recording from the March 6 webinar about the ASHFoundation's new research grant.

ASHFoundation Remembers Alan S. Feldman

We are deeply saddened by the passing of former ASHFoundation Board member and longtime, loyal friend and generous donor who died on January 23, 2018, in North Potomac, Maryland.

Supporting Children With Developmental Language Disorder

ASHFoundation recipient Dr. Amanda Van Horne discusses her work to find ways to more effectively help children learn and use language.

ASHFoundation Grant Recipient Investigates Ways to Increase Speech Intelligibility in People With Dysarthria

Dr. Antje Mefferd discusses how her 2012 New Investigators Research Grant allowed her to collect her first pilot data on speakers with dysarthria who also have Parkinson's disease (PD). She shares how this grant led to her current study of the role of the jaw in speech intelligibility loss and recovery in people with ALS and PD.

Grant Recipient Talks About Why Some Patients Practice—and Others Don’t

Research grant recipient Eva van Leer discusses her ASHFoundation-funded work to improve patient outcomes in voice therapy.

Donors Speak Out About Why They Give

Kenn Apel and Mary Jo Cooley Hidecker share what inspires them to donate to the ASHFoundation.

2017 ASHFoundation Awards and Honorees

The ASHFoundation awarded $637,000 to 68 recipients at the ASHA Convention in Los Angeles. Meet the newest awardees.

55th Birthday Bash Raises More Than $10,000 for ASHFoundation Programs

For his birthday, Tommie L. Robinson, Jr. asked guests at his Fabulous Fundraiser party to donate to the ASHFoundation in lieu of giving him a gift.

Grant Recipient Talks ‘Standardized Patients’ Research Made Possible Via Funding

In a new column, grant recipient Richard Zraick discusses his work in graduate speech-language pathology training.

Boosting Speech Perception for Kids With Hearing Loss

In a new column, grant and scholarship recipient Andrea Dunn reflects on how ASHFoundation funding supported her research and career.

From Passion to Action: Trustees Lead With Hearts and Hard Work

Three ASHFoundation trustees share what inspires them to devote themselves to volunteer leadership—and how you can join in.

Happy 70th Birthday, ASHFoundation

On its 70th anniversary, bolstered and emboldened by the achievements of its founders, the ASHFoundation reflects on its role as a catalyst for change.

Events and Deadlines

Research Grants Deadline

Submission deadline for the New Century Scholars Research Grant, the New Investigators Research Grant, and the Speech Science Research Grant.

New Century Scholars Doctoral Scholarship Deadline

Submission deadline for the New Century Scholars Doctoral Scholarship.


Graduate Student Scholarships Deadline

Submission deadline for the  Graduate Student Scholarship, including special scholarship categories for international students, minority students, NSSLHA members, and students with a disability.

Student Research Grants Deadline

Submission deadline for the  Student Research Grant in Audiology and the  Student Research Grant in Early Childhood Language Development.

Sips and Sights Fundraising Reception

This event is in conjunction with ASHA Connect Conference, American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore, Maryland. 

ASHFoundation Fundraising Reception

In conjunction with ASHA Convention, Boston, Massachusetts

ASHFoundation Founders Breakfast

In conjunction with ASHA Convention, Boston, Massachusetts