Or, download one of our application forms to submit to SAC by mail, fax or email:
- Member Application Form
- Communication Health Assistant Application Form
- Associate Application Form
- Student Application Form
- Student Communication Health Assistant Application Form
SAC Member and Associate Fees
|Reduced Hours* (max 800 hrs/year)||$212.60|
|Communication Health Assistant||$156.67|
|Communication Health Assistant - Reduced Hours (max 800 hrs/year)||$104.96|
For residents of BC, NL, NS, PE and NT
*If you reside in one of the provinces/territory listed above please note that SAC collects the provincial/territorial association fees and remits them to the province/territory. When paying your member or reduced hours fees (communication health assistant associate categories are excluded) you must pay BOTH the provincial/territorial fee AND the SAC fee.
A professional who holds a Master’s degree in speech-language pathology or audiology or equivalent and has acquired 300 supervised clinical practicum hours.
Reduced Hours Member
A professional who meets the member requirements and works less than 800 hours in a given year (i.e. Part-time, maternity/parental leave). (NOTE: 800 hours refers to any hours related to speech-language pathology or audiology, including management positions, instructing, clinical coordinators, researchers, etc.)
A professional who meets the member requirements but works outside of Canada.
An associate who is not currently employed and has no intention of re-entering the workforce. Please note: an SAC Clinically Certified member who renews as a retired associate also retires his or her certification.
Research/Allied Professional Associate
A professional who holds a Master’s degree or PhD in an area related to human communication disorders and/or sciences, and is employed in a university communication disorders department or another program involving research or teaching related to human communication disorders and/or sciences.
An individual, such as an auditory verbal therapist, teacher of the hearing impaired, etc., with a special interest in human communication and its disorders but who does not meet the requirements for any other category. (NOTE: Affiliate associates are not entitled to SAC’s discounted rate on professional liability insurance with BMS.)
Communication Health Assistant Associate
A graduate of an educational program for communication health assistants in speech-language pathology and/or audiology. The educational program must include 200 hours of clinical experience.
Reduced Hours Communication Health Assistant Associate
A professional who meets communication health assistant requirements and works less than 800 hours in a given year (i.e. part-time, maternity/parental leave). (NOTE: 800 hours refers to any hours worked related to speech-language pathology or audiology, including management positions at hospitals, instructing, etc.)
Student Associate Category
|Student (S-LP or audiology program)||One-time fee of $75.00|
|Student (communication health assistant program)||Free|
Student Associate (S-LP or audiology program)
Full-time students in speech-language pathology and/or audiology graduate programs or, nonpractising speech-language pathologists and audiologists enrolled as full-time students in studies related to the two disciplines.
Student Associate (communication health assistant program)
Full time student enrolled in a recognized Canadian communication health assistant program (in speech-language pathology and/or audiology).