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Congratulations! Out of 97 institutions that submitted the 2017 CSD Education Survey in time to be included in the 2nd drawing for a free registration to the 2018 CAPCSD Conference in Austin, Texas on April 11-14, 2018; the University of Montevallo was randomly selected for a complimentary registration.



Congratulations! 54 institutions submitted the 2017 CSD Education Survey in time to be included in the September drawing for a free registration to the 2017 ASHA convention. A.T. Still University – Arizona School of Health Sciences was identified as the winner.



deruiterWelcome to CAPCSD

The Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders is dedicated to promoting academic excellence, visionary leadership and collaboration among communication sciences and disorders academic programs. Please take the time to explore the online information about CAPCSD and the many resources we provide for member programs. Click here to view the President’s Fall Status Report.


CAPCSD Job Announcement – CSDCAS Manager

CAPCSD is seeking a Manager for the Communication Sciences and Disorders Centralized Application Service (CSDCAS). Applications will be accepted until Wednesday, November 15, 2017. The job announcement is available by clicking here.


CAPCSD 2018 Honors and Awards Call for Nominations is Now Open

Each year individuals who have made contributions to CAPCSD and to the discipline of Communication Sciences and Disorders are honored at our annual conference.

Click here for complete details and to submit a nomination.


Why Your Institution Should Complete the CSD Education Survey

  • Data collected will display in EdFind, viewed over 3 million times in 2016.
  • Data provided is the source of national and state aggregate data reports, as well a trend data reports
  • Ensures we have the data to support all advocacy efforts related to CSD education.
  • The data is used for a variety of activities such as grant writing and faculty hiring.
  • If your institution completed the survey last year, 30% of the answers are pre-populated.

To complete the CSD Education Survey, go to asha.org

  • Click My Account in the upper right-hand corner and login with your ASHA credentials
  • Scroll down the page and click on the link under the CSD Education Survey header

Do you have questions about the survey? Email CSDEducationSurvey@asha.org.

Submission Deadline: Tuesday, October 31.


Plural Publishing Scholarship Application

Applications will be accepted until 12:00 a.m., EDT, Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Presented in honor of Dr. Sadanand Singh, the Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CAPCSD) promotes research by students in Communication Sciences and Disorders. In support of this goal, Plural Publishing has generously agreed to fund two scholarship awards that will support graduate student research.

For complete details, click here.


CAPCSD Business Meeting and Reception

The CAPCSD Business Meeting and reception will be held at the ASHA Convention in Los Angeles on:

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
5:00 p.m., Reception with cash bar and light refreshments
5:30 p.m. Business Meeting
JW Marriott, Platinum Ballroom F-G, 900 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

Draft minutes of the Saturday, April 22, 2017, business meeting will be approved at this meeting. They are available here for your review.

The CAPCSD Board of Directors looks forward to seeing you at the reception and Business Meeting!


Frances J. Laven Scholarship Application

Applications will be accepted until 12:00 a.m., EDT, Friday, January 5, 2018.

Presented in honor of Frances J. Laven, the Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CAPCSD) promotes service by students in Communication Sciences and Disorders. In support of this goal, CAPCSD is funding one student scholarship to recognize exemplary student service.

For complete details, click here.


University Clinics and Medicare Requirements

ASHA is aware of the challenges associated with Medicare billing in university clinics.  The association, particularly the Government Relations and Public Policy team, has created resources on the topic. Click here.