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ASHA is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 204,000 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students. Audiologists specialize in preventing and assessing hearing and balance disorders as well as providing audiologic treatment, including hearing aids. Speech-language pathologists identify, assess, and treat speech and language problems, including swallowing disorders.

Rusk Institute for Rehabilitative Medicine

Our mission is to provide patients with the necessary physical, social, emotional, vocational, and recreational skills to reach the highest possible levels of independence and quality of life. The Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine provides patients with access to treatment across a continuum of care depending on their individual medical needs, from acute hospital-based inpatient programs to outpatient programs.

“Advancing the treatment of swallowing disorders in our lifetime.”

Our commitment is to provide patient hope and improve quality of life for those suffering from all types of swallowing disorders. By enhancing direct patient support, education, research and raising public, professional and governmental awareness, our mission is to advance the prevention and treatment of swallowing disorders in our lifetime.

This is a non-profit organization that promotes public education, research, rehabilitation and support services to assist people with aphasia and their families. They list numerous resources for Adult Rehabilitation.

Our Mission: The Mission of the NAA is to promote public awareness and understanding of aphasia and to provide support to all persons with aphasia and their caregivers.
Our Vision: The NAA envisions a society in which aphasia is a commonly understood word and where all persons with aphasia, regardless of individual differences, their families, health professionals, and the public have access to appropriate education and resources that would enhance their potential for an acceptable quality of life.