FAQs

What does ANCDS stand for?

What is ANCDS?

When was ANCDS founded?

What does ANCDS do?

What is the organizational structure?

Who can be a member?

What are the benefits of membership?

Where can I learn more about board certification?

How can I find resources for the public?


 

What does ANCDS stand for?

ANCDS is the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders & Sciences.

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What is ANCDS?

We are a non-profit professional association.

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When was ANCDS founded?

ANCDS was founded in 1988 by a core group of prominent colleagues with the goal of establishing a professional organization dedicated to  promoting quality services for individuals with neurologic communication disorders.
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What does ANCDS do?

The ANCDS Mission Statement:

Enhancing the communicative lives of people affected by neurologic disorders.


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What is the organizational structure?

The ANCDS is made up of an Executive Board, Standing Committees, Certification Board, and Dedicated Members

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Who can be a member?

There are two membership categories. Full membership is restricted to those who hold a Master’s degree or doctoral degree in communication disorders and sciences or a field related to neurologic communication disorders and sciences from a properly accredited academic institution. Student membership is available to individuals enrolled in a full time academic program and demonstrating an interest in neurologic communication disorders. Board certification is not required for membership in ANCDS. Become a member today.

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What are the benefits of membership?

ANCDS membership offers online, educational, networking, and professional resources. Learn more about specific member benefits here. 

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Where can I learn more about board certification?

ANCDS Board Certification has it's own FAQ here. You can also read more and apply by visiting the Board Certification section of the main menu.

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How can I find resources for the public?

ANCDS offers a directory of clinicans, practice resources and more for the public. All these materials can be found on our main menu under Public Resources.

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