Houston Association for Communication Disorders
Houston Association for Communication Disorders
Houston Association for Communication Disorders
Houston Association forCommunication Disorders

Scholarships and Awards

2015-2016 Scholarship Opportunities



1. Houston Association for Communication Disorders & TSH Foundation Scholarship - For a UH or TWU-TETN (Region IV) student that has completed at least one semester of graduate school.  November 6 DEADLINE
2. Sara Haynes Endowed Scholarship Fund – Established in 2001, this scholarship is intended for a full-time student in an accredited speech-language pathology program in the state of Texas who demonstrates specific interest in and commitment to clinical interventions with adults with neurogenic disorders.  www.tshfoundation.org (scholarship awards).  DECEMBER 16 DEADLINE


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2014-2015 Scholarship Recipients


Congratulations to the recipeint of the Texas Speech and Hearing Foundation Scholarship/HACD Scholarship 


Chung Hwa Brewer

of the

University of Houston


 This Scholarship is funded by The Houston Association for Communication Disorders(HACD) and The Texas Speech-Language and Hearing (TSH) Foundation to a student from UH or TWU-TETN (Region IV).

It is granted to a graduate student who presents with excellent scholastic, clinical and personal attributes.


minimum $1,000 Scholarship



Mary Curl Outstanding Graduate Clinician Scholarship Award

Awarded yearly  in April or May to a graduate clinician at the University of Houston

nominated by his/her Clinical Educators

Kristen Mumma

$1,000 Scholarship



Robbin Parish Memorial Post- Baccalaureate Scholarship Awards

 Awarded yearly in April or May to 2  outstanding Post-Baccalaureate Program students who have been accepted into the University of Houston’s Graduate Program in Communication Sciences and Disorders. 

These recipients have been chosen for this scholarship award by UH professors.

Jennifer Walls

Cecilia Felix

$500 scholarships




October 2015

The Speech and Language Connection

Clinck on Job Postings for information

Results of membership needs survey conducted spring 2015


*Reason for becoming a HACD member:

CEUs               80%

Networking      70%


*Venue options preferred:    

Bayland Community Center    69%   

Houston Methodist – West     58%  

Houston Methodist- TMC        46%


*How members would like to receive handouts:  

Via email                                               55%

Digital download via HACD website  35%

Printed copies at event for $5            10%


*The top two areas where members work/live:

Central        40%

Southwest/Sugar Land/Missouri City 18%


*CEU event preferences:

Saturday 9-1                41%

Saturday full day         29%

Weekday evenings     23%

(Monday most requested day)


*59% of members were not interested in Dutch treat networking events

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