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Sharon Moss Receives M. Eugene Wiggins Leadership Award

Sharon E. Moss, PhD, CCC-SLP, CAE, Executive Director for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation has received the 2024 M. Eugene Wiggins Leadership Award, bestowed by the National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing (NBASLH).

Fireside Chat 3 Recording Now Available

The ASHFoundation’s New Century Scholars program has been supporting students and researchers for more than 20 years! Listen to the recording of our final session in this series, Fireside Chat 3: New Century Scholars: Looking Back, from March 6. Past award recipients reflected on how this program supported their research careers and its potential impact on future research in the discipline.  

Fireside Chat 2 Recording Now Available

Are you considering a submission for this year’s ASHFoundation research grants and/or scholarships? Be sure to listen to the recording of our Fireside Chat 2: ASHFoundation Application Process 101, from February 7. Learn more from a panel of past award recipients who discussed the funding opportunities, submission tips, and key take-aways of the application process.

Fireside Chat 1 Recording Now Available

Did you miss the first Fireside Chat 1: Surfacing Critical Research Topics? Sharon Moss, Executive Director of the ASHFoundation gathered perspectives and feedback from attendees on critical research topics and methodologies that will be important now and in the future. Listen to the recording to check out what hot topics rose to the top!

2023 Digital Donor List Available

The official 2023 ASHFoundation Donor list [PDF] is now available. Thanks to our more than 7,000 donors, the ASHFoundation was able to raise more than $825,000 to support 79 innovators in the communication sciences and disorders discipline. Thank you to all supporters!

2023 Digital Annual Report Available

The 2023 ASHFoundation Digital Annual Report is now available! The report outlines and details the many events, initiatives, and supporters who made 2023 a successful year for the ASHFoundation.

2023 ASHFoundation Awards and Honorees

The ASHFoundation is awarding $825,000 to 79 researchers, students and clinicians in communication sciences and disorders. Meet the newest awardees.

Evening with the ASHFoundation at ASHA 2023 in Boston

Prepare yourselves for an exquisite soirée of generosity and celebration! 

Nancy J. Minghetti, 2022 ASHA Honors Statement

During the 2022 ASHA Convention New Orleans, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) presented Nancy J. Minghetti, who recently retired after leading the ASHFoundation for 26 years, with the Honors of the Association.

Events & Deadlines


Poolside Chat #2: Demystifying the Review Process
7/22/2024

Have you ever received reviewer comments and not known what to do next; how best to interpret and apply to the development of future proposals? Join a panel of past ASHFoundation reviewers and applicants on July 22, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. ET, for a discussion that will take the mystery out of the research grant review process, interpreting reviewer critiques, and applying feedback to improve subsequent proposals. This valuable open conversation will benefit first-time and returning applicants alike.

This session is open to all but has limited capacity. Register here.

Poolside Chat #3: Artificial Intelligence in CSD
8/22/2024

Have you been wondering about the implications of using AI in CSD assessments and treatments? Are you curious about how other clinicians and researchers are applying AI technology? Join the ASHFoundation on August 22, from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. ET, bring your ideas and experiences for an open discussion about the current landscape, and future potential, of this exciting and controversial technology.

This session is open to all but has limited capacity. Register here.

5th Annual ASHFoundation Virtual 5K Walk/Run
8/31/2024

Join the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation (ASHFoundation) on August 31, 2024, for our 5th Annual Virtual 5K Walk/Run: Sparking Innovation with Every Stride, where every step you take fuels innovation in communication sciences and disorders! Since 2020, nearly 5,000 5K participants have walked 61,739 miles in all 50 states and nine countries to spark innovation step by step, grant by grant. Be a part of our best 5K yet in 2024!