NSHLA Award Nominations

NSHLA Awards Nominations

The NSLHA Awards Committee reviews nominations and selects recipients for NSLHA awards each year.


  • National Speech-Language-Hearing 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 the overall quality of life for individuals with communication disorders.

Complete an Online Nomination

  • 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.
  • 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.

Complete an Online Nomination

  • 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.
  • 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.