ASHA Leader


The ASHA Leader is ASHA’s official news magazine. The print publication is a trusted news source for readers and a valued member benefit, delivering award-winning content:

  • Cutting-edge research advances
  • In-depth clinical and research features on treatment approaches, professional issues, and specific communication disorders
  • Professional tips, tools, and resources for readers to do their jobs
  • Explanations of how health care and education trends affect their practices
  • Members’ accomplishments

Advertising in The ASHA Leader connects you with the largest audience of customers and job seekers in the speech, language, and audiology markets. It is a resource that professionals turn to find products, CE programs, and employment. Book your ad space today and start growing your business.

The ASHA Leader: Evolved to Enhance Your Digital Experience

In order to provide industry professionals the most relevant, up-to-date, high-quality content, ASHA posts articles continuously, throughout the week, on Leader Live. Check out the 2021 print deadlines and editorial planned below, along with digital ad options.

Packages to bundle The ASHA Leader, Leader Live and ASHA Voices are now available!

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  • 73% of ASHA professionals searching for continuing education opportunities consider advertisements in The ASHA Leader as important1
  • 83% of members in academics indicate that The ASHA Leader would be important in their job search if they were changing jobs today1
  • 65% of job seekers consider The ASHA Leader an important resource1
  • The primary source of ASHA news and information is The ASHA Leader, followed by the ASHA website and ASHA Now e-newsletter2


  • 212,000+ audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; CSD students; and other subscribers

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The ASHA Leader
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ASHA Voices
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Leader Live
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2021 Calendar

Issue Mail Date Editorial Focus Space Deadline* Art Deadline
January/February December 31 New Clinical Understanding of Childhood Motor Speech Disorders November 25 December 1
March February 18 Still Ill: Treating a New Type of Patient, the COVID Survivor January 22 January 26
April March 18 Autism February 19 February 23
May April 15 How COVID Changed Everything March 19 March 23
June/July June 3 Speaking the Language of Health Care May 7 May 11
August July 15 Back to School June 18 June 22
September August 12 ASHA Convention Preview July 16 July 20
October September 16 Mental Health & Cognition August 20 August 24
November October 14 Progressive Neurogenic Disorders September 17 September 21
December November 18 Balance, Dizziness, and the Vestibular System October 22 October 26

*Sometimes, space for job listings is still available after the space deadline date. Contact us to see if we can make room for your ad. You may always advertise on the ASHA Career Portal if you have missed the deadline.

The editorial calendar is subject to change without notice.

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1 ASHA Readership Survey (2018)
2 ASHA Now Survey (2020)


The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists, speech, language, and hearing scientists, audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel, and students.



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