SAC: Mission, Vision, Values


Ensuring all people of Canada achieve optimal communication health.



Supporting and empowering our members and associates to maximize the communication health for all people of Canada.

Communication health for Speech-Language & Audiology Canada refers to everything within the scope of practice of audiology and speech-language pathology.



Speech-Language & Audiology Canada is:

  • Accountable - Board decisions are fiscally responsible and transparent.
  • Evidence-based - Decisions are based on the best available information and research.
  • Inclusive - The diversity of members' and associates' cultures, locations and practices are considered.
  • Member-driven - Decisions reflect the priorities of members and associates.
  • Responsive - The strategic plan allows flexibility to respond to new opportunities and to minimize the impact of external challenges.
  • Visionary - Decisions are guided by long-term needs of members, associates and the public, and informed by social and political forecasts and trends.