Speech and Hearing Association of Seventh-Day Adventists

A former organization of Seventh-day Adventist professionals in speech pathology and audiology. Purposes of the association were to contribute to the evangelistic outreach of the church among those with disabilities, to provide information about training programs to interested students, to provide information to denominational institutions about qualified professionals available for employment, to encourage and devise ways to extend services to language-, speech-, and hearing-impaired Seventh-day Adventist members and their families, and to provide Christian fellowship for SDA students majoring in these professions at nondenominational schools. The organization was established in San Francisco, California, in 1972 with a charter membership of 44. Representatives of four SDA colleges and th...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.