MISSION: Empower and support members through advocacy and education to improve the quality of and access to speech-language pathology and audiology services for all individuals.

VISIONNCSHLA will set the highest standards of ethical practice and quality of care for the individuals we serve.

From the President

Kellyn Hall, Ph.D. CCC/SLP

On behalf of our Board of Directors, I extend a warm welcome to all who share a passion for excellence in the field of speech-language pathology and audiology!  NCSHLA is not just an organization; it's a community of dedicated SLPs and audiologists who generously contribute their time and expertise to promote our   profession in NC. Our commitment to advocacy, lifelong learning, and community engagement remains unwavering. We are proud to offer our new hybrid symposiums this year to better meet your learning needs.  AS we grow and evolve, our mission is to serve and support each member, ensuring that together, we make a lasting impact. 

I invite you to join us on this rewarding journey. Let's collaborate, learn, and inspire one another. Reach out and let us know how NCSHLA can assist you in your professional endeavors. Together, we can shape the future of our field in North Carolina!


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Congratulations to NCSHLA Lobbyist, Ashley Perkinson, on being named one of North State Journal's top 25 lobbyists in North Carolina in 2021 out of over 750 registered lobbyists!

Ashley Perkinson represents both statewide and national organizations at the North Carolina General Assembly. She has grown her practice by always keeping her clients' interest and success as the focus of her work.

Ashley currently serves on the Board of the North Carolina Symphony and SAFEchild. She also formerly served as president of the Phi Beta Kappa Association of Wake County, chair of the Distinguished Guests Committee of the Junior League of Raleigh's 2013 Inaugural Ball, and secretary of the Wake County Bar Association.  In 2011, Ashley was named by Triangle Business Journal as one of the Triangle's 40 Under 40.

Ashley is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Journalism and School of Law. Ashley enjoys providing government relations services to her clients. 


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