About Us

Promoting and elevating the professions of our members and associates.

We are Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC), a member-driven organization that supports, promotes and elevates the professions of our members and associates. We are the only national organization passionately supporting and representing speech-language pathologists, audiologists and communication health assistants inclusively. Through this support, we champion the needs of people with communication disorders.

Our members and associates are why we exist.

When you’re an SAC member or associate, you can get down to work knowing that we are there supporting and fighting for you, every day. 

Vision

The unified national voice of speech-language pathology and audiology.

Mission

Advancing the professions of speech-language pathology and audiology and empowering members and associates to optimize communication, health, and education outcomes for all.

Strategic Objectives

  • Advocate –  Speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and communication health assistants will be recognized and valued for the crucial services they provide to the people of Canada.
  • Inform – SAC will be the leading provider of professional development, resources and current research for speech-language pathologists, audiologists and communication health assistants in Canada.
  • Engage – SAC will engage speech-language pathologists, audiologists and communication health assistants with a focus on attracting and retaining members and associates while supporting the needs of diverse groups.

The result?

  • Our broad suite of benefits and services means that you feel supported and your day-to-day professional life is made easier.
  • Our strength and advocacy mean that you benefit from our promotion of the professions: your profile and value is raised and you are more in demand.
  • Through clinical certification and professional development, your profession itself is elevated by SAC, improving skills and raising professional quality and reputation.