American Academy of Private Practice in Speech Pathology and Audiology

Your Private Practice Network

Who We Are
Our Members

The members of AAPPSPA are active and connected. AAPPSPA is synonymous with leadership, professionalism, information, and solutions that assist private practice owners in managing their businesses and effectively serving their communities.

Our Mission
    • Foster the highest ideals and principles of private practice in speech pathology and audiology.
    • Provide interaction and communication among those in private practice.
    • Create and elevate professional standards among those in private practice.
    • Provide ongoing interaction relevant to the private practitioner.
    • Influence legislation and policy related to speech pathology and audiology.
Our Leaders

AAPPSPA is a professional organization comprised of speech-language pathologists and audiologists who own private practices. AAPPSPA is led by a volunteer Board of Directors who work diligently to fulfill AAPPSPA’s mission in the vision of the founding members of 1964. The Board plans the Annual Conference and provides and maintains networking opportunities for AAPPSPA members.

Stay informed about upcoming events:

The 53rd Annual AAPPSPA Business Conference

The Business Leaders in Communication and Hearing Disorders are Gathering.
You Can Join Us to Connect, Share and Grow!

Atlanta, Georgia

April 26-28, 2018



Financial Disclosures

Speaker Bios

Benefits of Membership
Connect, Grow and Share

Network daily and learn from your knowledgeable colleagues in private practice in speech pathology and audiology through the AAPPSPA Interact. Our private email network, AAPPSPA Interact, provides a forum for AAPPSPA members to generously share their wisdom and personal experiences. Questions are answered, support is provided and philosophies are discussed. All members are verified private practice owners in a variety of constellations--solo practitioners to multidisciplinary clinics. Join a conversation about clinical issues, business practices, professional policies and legislation. Together we represent decades of experience with diverse invaluable resource to our national membership.

Attend AAPPSPA’s Annual Business Conference at a discounted registration fee. Once a year, AAPPSPA members set aside three days in the spring to come together to focus on the business topics. The AAPPSPA Conference has been an annual tradition since 1964. Attendees earn CEU’s as they build their network, bolster their business skills and build their vision.

Access forms designed by members. Review, adapt, and use business and clinical documents and forms that have been developed and shared by other AAPPSPA members. Peruse forms that outline policies and procedures, track bookkeeping, make data collection efficient.

Consult with AAPPSPA’s attorney. Members are able to review a contract or ask a simple legal question. One consultation (up to 30 minutes) is provided free of charge to AAPPSPA members annually. Access to the AAPPSPA attorney beyond the consultation is available and fee-based.

Shop at the AAPPSPA Marketplace. AAPPSPA members buy, sell or trade therapy materials, publications and courses at this bustling area of the website.

Grow your professional presence. Meet speech and hearing professionals from across the country. Develop new networking opportunities to learn and grow. Join a committee and contribute to AAPPSPA while increasing your connections to seasoned private practice owners and empowering yourself. Have a voice.

Contact Us
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PO Box 252
Granville, NY 12832
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