Student Associations and Resources
National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSSLHA)
The National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSSLHA) is a pre-professional organization for students interested in human communication disorders. UNT has a local chapter, the UNT-NSSLHA group, that is both a social and service organization. The chapter's service events have included Habitat for Humanity, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, health fairs, books for the children, and new graduate student buddies. Guest speakers have lectured on cochlear implants, augmentative communication, and autism. Social events have included bowling and miniature golf competitions with department faculty and staff, parties, and the annual department banquet.
Membership in the local chapter is open to any UNT student. Local dues are $15 per school year or $7.50 per semester. Applications are available at the NSSLHA bulletin board in the student workroom of the Speech and Hearing Center. The faculty advisor is Mrs. Laren Mathews.
Membership in the national organization is encouraged and has added benefits associated with the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. NSSLHA's web address is www.nsslha.org or 1-800-498-2071. National dues are $60 per calendar year.
Student Academy of Audiology
The Student Academy of Audiology is the national student organization of the American Academy of Audiology that serves as a collective voice for students and advances the rights, interests, and welfare of students pursuing careers in audiology. The SAA introduces students to lifelong involvement in activities that promote and advance the profession of audiology, and provides services, information, education, representation and advocacy for the profession and the public we serve. The faculty advisor is Dr. Amyn Amlani.
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