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Honors & Awards

Every year at the annual conference, CAPCSD recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to CAPCSD and the discipline of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

CAPCSD invites members to nominate colleagues deserving of recognition. Honors and Awards past recipients are available below so you can consider those who are not listed that should be.

The submission process is easy so nominate your colleagues today!

How to Submit a Nomination

Review the description and criteria for the Honors and Awards categories prior to submitting a nomination.

Complete the Nomination Form and provide the following:

  • Name, affiliation, and contact information for the nominee
  • Letter of support (not more than 3 pages) that provides a rationale for the specific award and explanation of why the nominee is deserving of the award
  • Nominee’s CV


Nomination Deadline

Tuesday, December 1, 2020, 11:59 p.m. ET.

Honors and Awards Categories

Honors of the Council

Presented to those individuals whose contributions to the Council and/or to academic education in Communication Sciences and Disorders have been of such magnitude that their impact on the Council or on the education of speech-language pathologists, audiologists, or speech and hearing scientists – through clinical practice, teaching, research, administration, service, or legislative activity is recognized throughout the professional community. The Honors of the Council is the highest honor bestowed by the Council.

Distinguished Contribution Award

Presented to individuals, agencies, businesses, or organizations in recognition of significant and/or sustained service or contributions to the Council that have enhanced the Council’s ability to serve its membership or which have effectively enriched education in Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Excellence in Diversity Award

Presented to an individual, individuals, or academic program making significant contributions to achieving diversity in the field of Communication Sciences and Disorders. Recipients of this award are individuals or academic programs that have made a significant contribution to increasing the presence of under-represented populations in the field of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Honors and Awards Past Recipients

We invite you to view the Honors and Awards recipients throughout the years.

Honors and Awards Recipients

CAPCSD is pleased to announce the 2020 Honors and Awards Recipients.

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