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2022 SAC Member and Associate Fees
Early Bird Fee
(until December 13, 2021)
|Reduced Hours Member* (max 800 hrs/year)||$228.00||$215.00|
|Communication Health Assistant||$168.00||$158.00|
|Communication Health Assistant - Reduced Hours (max 800 hrs/year)||$114.00||$106.00|
|Student (S-LP or Audiology)||$75.00||N/A|
- Student Associates pay $75 one time and are renewed at $0 until the end of the year they graduate
- Retired Associate membership is only available to existing SAC members
Provincial Association Fees
|Speech and Hearing BC||$165.00
Speech and Hearing BC
The Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (NLASLPA)
The Prince Edward Island Speech and Hearing Association (PEISHA)
The Association of Northwest Territorial Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (ANTSLPA)
Provincial Advocacy Fee: Alberta and Saskatchewan (S-LPs and Audiologists)
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.
Reduced Hours Member
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.)
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.)
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 supervised clinical practicum.
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 Associate (S-LP or audiology program)
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.
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).
Existing SAC member or associate who has retired from the profession.