This page contains links and descriptions of colleges offering Communicative Disorders Assistant or Speech-Language Pathology Assistant programs. Please note that to date our organization only recognizes members who are students or graduates of approved Communicative Disorders Assistant programs. Membership applications from graduates of other programs will be evaluated on an individual basis.
Communicative Disorders Assistant Programs
Graduates of the following programs are eligible for membership with CDAAC. Students of these programs are eligible to become Student Affiliates with CDAAC and may include in their signature ‘Student Affiliate CDAAC’. For example:
Jane Smith, CDA Student
Student Affiliate CDAAC
Jane Smith, BSc., CDA
The title “CDA” should only be used by persons who have completed the recognized programs. CDAs have received specialized training in areas such as aural rehabilitation, augmentative and alternative communication, fluency and articulation. CDA graduates have completed field placements at various institution types under the supervision of Speech-Language Pathologists and/or Audiologists that may include private agencies, hospitals, treatment centers and school boards.
Speech-Language Pathology Assistant Programs
Graduates of the following SLPA programs are not eligible for membership with CDAAC. Eligibility is determined following a thorough review by CDAACs Membership Committee based on standard criteria.
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