Become a Member or Associate

 

Online Application Form

Or, download one of our application forms to submit to SAC by mail, fax or email:

SAC Member and Associate Fees

Member/Associate Category

Annual Fee

Member* $319.00
Reduced Hours* (max 800 hrs/year) $212.60
Retired $31.06 
Research/Allied Professional $319.00
Affiliate $212.60
International $212.60
Communication Health Assistant $156.67
Communication Health Assistant - Reduced Hours (max 800 hrs/year) $104.96

Provincial/Territorial Fees

For residents of BC, NL, NS, PE and NT

 

BC

NL

NS

PE

NT

Member* $165.00 
(+$8.25 GST)
$98.00 $150.00 $100.00 $65.00
Reduced Hours* $111.38 
(+$5.56 GST)
$49.00 $75.00 $67.50 $40.00

*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.

 

SAC Member and Associate Categories

Members

Member
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.)

International Member
A professional who meets the member requirements but works outside of Canada.

Associates

Retired Associate
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.

Affiliate Associate
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 Associates

Student Associate Category

Fee

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).