Long Island Speech-Language-Hearing Association (LISHA)

The Long Island Speech-Language-Hearing Association (LISHA), founded in 1953, is a professional not-for-profit organization of over 1100 Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists.  The Association:

  • Provides educational and professional programs in the field of communication development and disorders
  • Promotes and maintains the highest professional and ethical standards within the profession
  • Offers a network of local professionals as a means of support
  • Supports research and improved educational standards
  • Encourages leadership roles and involvement within the organization and statewide associations
  • Advocates for the profession and also for individuals with communication disorders
  • Awards scholarships to graduate students in the field
  • Honors local organizations and treatment facilities


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