To improve the training, education, and professional status of persons preparing or engaging in practice as an audiologist, speech pathologist, audiometricians and speech therapists.
To promote and maintain for such persons a uniform curriculum and standard of qualification.
To promote and maintain proper standards of ethics and conduct for all members of the association.
To advance public knowledge of the principles and practice of audiology and speech pathology and to promote the study and development of audiology/speech pathology and to further the influence of the profession on the welfare of the hearing and speech impaired.
To institute and conduct examinations for admission to membership or fellowship.
To grant certificates of membership or fellowship of the Association.
To make and maintain registers of students who are undertaking courses of training recognized by the Association and of members and fellows of the Association.
To take measures against any person who has never held any such register to prevent such person claiming to possess or holding himself, out of possessing such a certificate or claiming to be entered in any such register.
To establish and maintain a bureau to assist employing authorities and others in the appointment of audiologist and speech pathologists to suitable posts in appropriate departments.
To promote conference, public meetings and lectures and the publication and circulation of books, periodical and pamphlets in connection with the work of the Association.
To encourage the association’s affiliation with appropriate bodies for the purpose of exchanging views and ideas on the best ways of assisting the speech and hearing impaired and to accelerate learning modern techniques and methods in the care and management of the speech and hearing impaired and to secure as much financial assistance from such bodies as is consistent with our own sovereignty and plans
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