|Member/Associate Category||Regular Fee||Early Bird Fee (until November 30, 2022)|
|Reduced Hours Member(max 800 hrs/year)||$231.00||$221.00|
|Communication Health Assistant (CHA)||$170.00||$160.00|
|Communication Health Assistant Reduced Hours (max 800 hrs/year)||$116.00||$108.00|
|New Practitioner – CHA||$85.00||N/A|
|Retired Associate Retired Associate membership is only available to existing SAC members||$33.00||N/A|
|Student (S-LP or Audiology)||Free||N/A|
Membership Fees, whether paid in full or in installments, are non-refundable.
*A reminder as you renew, that as a member of OSLA on March 31, 2022, your SAC fees will be automatically subsidized for the following 3 years that it is being offered – 2023, 2024 and 2025. The subsidy amount that you receive is based on the membership type in which you renew in each membership year.
If you are registering as a full member, reduced hours member or new practitioner, and you practice or anticipate practicing in one of the provinces or territories listed in the table below, include the corresponding provincial/territorial fee with your payment.
|Association||Full Membership||Reduced Hours Membership||New Practitioner|
|Speech and Hearing BC||$165.00 (+$8.25 GST)||$111.38 (+$5.56 GST)||$82.50 (+$4.13 GST)|
Suite 402, 1755 West Broadway
Vancouver BC V6J 4S5
Tel: 604.420.2222 or 877.BCASLPA (222.7572)
P.O. Box 21212
St. John’s NL A1A 5B2
P.O. Box 20076
Charlottetown PE C1A 9E3
P.O. Box 982
Yellowknife NT, X1A 2N7
If you are registering as a full member, reduced hours member, or new practitioner, and you practice or anticipate practicing in one of the provinces listed in the table below, include the corresponding advocacy fee with your payment.
A professional who holds a Master’s degree in speech-language pathology or audiology from a Canadian program. Internationally educated speech-language pathologists and audiologists are also welcome to join SAC. See Information for Internationally Educated Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists.
A professional who meets the membership 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.)
Members will be required to complete an attestation.
A professional, who holds a Master’s degree in speech-language pathology or audiology from a Canadian program, in their first year of practice as a S-LP or audiologist.
A professional who meets the member requirements but lives outside of Canada.
An individual who does not meet the criteria of any other membership category, but who desires access to SAC’s membership benefits.
(NOTE: Affiliate associates are not entitled to SAC’s discounted rate on professional liability insurance with BMS.)
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 supervised clinical practicum.
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.)
Retired Associate membership is only available to existing SAC members.
Students enrolled in professional speech-language pathology and/or audiology graduate programs, or speech-language pathologists and audiologists enrolled as full-time students in masters-level and/or doctoral-level studies related to the two disciplines.
Full-time student enrolled in a recognized Canadian communication health assistant program (in speech-language pathology and/or audiology).
Retired Associate membership is only available to existing SAC members or associates who have retired from their profession and have no intention of re-entering the workforce practicing as a S-LP or audiologist.