Nominate Colleagues for 2013 Awards The Committee on Honors seeks nominations for ASHA awards and encourages members to acknowledge exceptional colleagues for their outstanding contributions and achievements. By identifying those who exemplify the best in communication sciences and disorders, you honor the individual and advance the field. Awardees are recognized at a special ceremony at ... ASHA News
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Nominate Colleagues for 2013 Awards
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ASHA News   |   January 01, 2013
Nominate Colleagues for 2013 Awards
The ASHA Leader, January 2013, Vol. 18, 59. doi:10.1044/leader.AN1.18012013.59
The ASHA Leader, January 2013, Vol. 18, 59. doi:10.1044/leader.AN1.18012013.59
The Committee on Honors seeks nominations for ASHA awards and encourages members to acknowledge exceptional colleagues for their outstanding contributions and achievements. By identifying those who exemplify the best in communication sciences and disorders, you honor the individual and advance the field.
Awardees are recognized at a special ceremony at the ASHA convention.
Visit the ASHA Awards page for a detailed description of each award, nomination requirements, FAQs, tips for submitting nominations and information on how to submit a nomination. Nominations must be submitted by 3 p.m. EDT on March 20.
HONORS OF THE ASSOCIATION—Recognizes distinguished contributions to the field of speech, language and hearing that have altered and enhanced the professions. Nominees are known for a lifetime of innovative clinical practice, insightful and rigorous research, creative administration, effective legislative activity, outstanding teaching, professional excellence in a single area, or other distinguished professional contributions.
FELLOWSHIP OF THE ASSOCIATION—Recognizes outstanding contributions to the professions that are significant and would be so regarded within and beyond one’s community or state.
SPECIAL CONTRIBUTIONS IN MULTICULTURAL AFFAIRS—Recognizes distinguished achievement and contributions in the areas of multicultural professional education, multicultural research and/or clinical service to multicultural populations. Recipients demonstrate a cultural diversity philosophy that significantly and positively benefits clients, colleagues, students, administrators, agencies, referral sources, funding sources or others.
OUTSTANDING SERVICE AWARD—Recognizes outstanding and exemplary service on behalf of or for the association. Nominees may include an individual or groups of individuals who have demonstrated significant contributions in two of the following areas: administration, program development or service to members.
SPECIAL CONTRIBUTIONS IN HIGHER EDUCATION—Recognizes an individual (or a team of individuals) under contract as a faculty member or clinical instructor at a regionally accredited college or university for distinguished achievement and/or contributions in university and college classroom teaching, clinical teaching, student mentoring or development of new and innovative educational techniques and technologies.
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD—Recognizes significant contributions by someone who is not a member of ASHA or other communication sciences and disorders organization. Nominees have made a major contribution to the association and the professions in consumer advocacy, governmental affairs, public awareness, research or service.
DOROTHY DREYER AWARD FOR VOLUNTEERISM—Acknowledges extraordinary effort by members who volunteer time and other resources to ASHA. This award’s founder wished to acknowledge the time and efforts of ASHA members including those whose employment and/or life constraints precluded the opportunity to hold one of the association’s highest elected positions.
EARLY CAREER CONTRIBUTIONS IN RESEARCH AWARD—Acknowledges scientific accomplishments by individuals in the early stages of their careers. Nominees must be under contract with an institution of higher education or other institution where research in communication disorders and sciences is being completed.
OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS IN INTERNATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT—Recognizes distinguished achievements and significant contributions that have significant international impact by ASHA members or nonmembers in the area of communication disorders. Nominees are eligible based on their work in international education, publications, research, program development, administration or service delivery to people with communication disorders.
New Award for 2013
OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS IN PRESCHOOL—GRADE 12 EDUCATION SETTINGS—Recognizes distinguished achievement or contributions in schools through development of new and innovative therapeutic and/or service delivery models, materials and products; research or publications; administration; or advocacy and outreach.
The 2013 Committee on Honors includes Richard E. Talbott (chair), William Carver, Mary Dale Fitzgerald, Elise Davis-McFarlend, Ellayne Ganzfried, Barbara W. Hodson, Kathleen Evans Peterson, Tommie Robinson, Gloria Weddington and Andrea Falzarano (ex officio).
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