The Power Behind the ASHA Certification

The Certificate of Clinical Competence of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is a nationally recognized credential for Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists. Backed by 60 years of accumulated knowledge and clinical expertise, those who earn this credential meet the highest standards of excellence in their professions.

Meet ASHA’s Certified Professionals

Speech-Language Pathologist • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools • Charlotte, NC • Practicing Over 25 Years
“Helping a student with a stutter who is also learning English as a second language is no small feat. By building the skills and confidence he needed, I helped to bridge social and cultural barriers.”
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Alexis Alston, CCC-SLP, Schools

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Speech-Language Pathologist • Woodbridge Middle School • Washington, DC • Practicing Over Four Years
“Working with very young kids means connecting with them on their level. There's a piece of myself in every game, picture, word and gesture I use to help them communicate.”
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Jaclyn Woodyatt, CCC-SLP, Schools

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Audiologist• Center for Healthy Hearing, White Plains, NY • Practicing Over Five Years
“Technology plays a vital role in my field. By treating patients with the latest innovations, I restore more than hearing; I restore hope. “
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Ikechi Iheagwara, CCC-A, Private Practice

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Speech-Language Pathologist • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC • Practicing Over 11 Years
“Whenever I see a mother’s relieved face after I help her preterm infant feed safely, I realize I protect more than babies—I protect families.”
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Melissa Bloomer, CCC-SLP, Hospitals

Speech-Language Pathologist • University of Maryland, College Park, MD • Practicing Over 30 Years
“The most satisfying part of my job is working on fluency disorder cases that have stumped others. I delve into the unknown and chart new treatments, leaving paths others can follow.”
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Vivian Sisskin, CCC-SLP, University

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Speech-Language Pathologist • Healthcare • Practicing Over Eight Years
"Aphasia due to a stroke was particularly devastating for a radio host I treated. Helping him speak again returned more than his career--it gave him new life."
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Meera Rathinasamy, CCC-SLP, Hospitals

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Audiologist • TLC Family Hearing Center, Rockville, MD • Practicing Over 35 Years
“After encouraging one woman to get a cochlear implant, she was inspired to help thousands of people with hearing impairment. It’s incredible, how one person can affect so many.”
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Susan Yaffe-Oziel, CCC-A, Private Practice

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Speech-Language Pathologist • Fairwood Elementary School, Hamilton, OH • Practicing Over 16 Years
“Children with autism can struggle forming social connections. I help by creating dialogue and teaching them skills for developing friendships.”
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Desiree Winterbottom, CCC-SLP, Schools