Clubs & Organizations

National Student Speech Language Hearing Association | NSSLHA

NSSLHA is the national organization for graduate and undergraduate students interested in the study of normal and disordered human communication. NSSLHA is the only official national student association recognized by the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA). NSSLHA has approximately 13,000 members with chapters at more than 300 colleges & universities. NSSLHA membership at Sacred Heart University is available to any full-time undergraduate student interested in the study of communication disorders.

For more information or to join, contact:


Jill E. Douglass, Ph.D. CCC-SLP
Assistant Professor
Tel: 203-365-4519


Danielle Vigliarolo


Connecticut Speech-Language-Hearing Association | CSHA

The Mission of the Connecticut Speech-Language-Hearing Association (CSHA) is to enhance the provision of quality services for people with communication disorders and their families by protecting and serving the professions of speech-language pathology and audiology in Connecticut through legislative and regulatory advocacy, opportunities for professional development, and public awareness. The Connecticut Speech-Language-Hearing Association is a non-profit professional association of speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and professional affiliates and associates dedicated to the provision of and improvement in clinical services to people with communicative handicaps. Membership for students is free, and all SHU students are encouraged to join.