Carefully targeted, executed, and successful advocacy is critical to the Academy’s goal of furthering audiology as an autonomous profession. The Academy’s Strategic Advocacy Plan (ASAP) highlights a number of initiatives designed to assist the Academy and the profession in reaching their legislative and regulatory goals.
- Strengthen the Academy’s visibility and influence with:
Members of Congress
The Executive Branch
State legislators and regulatory agencies
Related professional and consumer organizations
The private sector
- Differentiate the Academy from other audiology organizations.
- Establish the Academy as the leading resource for information in the practice of audiology.
- Improve the communication link between Academy advocacy efforts and public relations activities.