NSLHA Awards

The NSLHA Awards Committee reviews nominations and selects recipients for NSLHA awards. Click here for the NSLHA Awards Committee Job Description.


  • Better Hearing & Speech Month Awards - awarded to raise awareness about a variety of communication disorders and to promote awareness about the available resources and treatments in order to enhance overall quality of life for individuals with communication disorders. 

  • Honors of the Association - to recognize an individual who has been active in NSLHA and/or volunteered for the association. The individual may be an audiologist or speech-language pathologist in the clinical or school setting. Nominations are due August 30, 2022.
  • The Recognition of Service Award - given to an individual in recognition of exemplary commitment and contribution to the field, with an emphasis on specific contributions within the last 6 years. Areas of achievement may be in audiology or speech-language pathology and may be in either the school or clinical setting. Nominations are due August 30, 2022.

Complete an Online Nomination | Download a Nomination Form 

  • The Meritorious Service Award  - to recognize a person or organization that supports people with communication disorders.  These individuals are from outside the fields of audiology and speech-language pathology. Nominations are due August 30, 2022.
  • The Young Leadership Award - recognizes current students or young professionals in speech-language pathology and audiology who have demonstrated leadership abilities and/or who show potential to become leaders of NSLHA. Nominations are due August 30, 2022.