American School Speech-Language Pathology Buried in ASHA Hierarchy!

Management experts believe the lower a program is in an organizational hierarchy the lower the administrative priority of that program. Referring to a current car safety issue, “Yale University management and law professor Jonathan Macey, author of a book on corporate governance [states} “The organization chart does obviously reflect a company’s priorities.” We argue school speech-language pathology is a low-priority program reflecting ASHA bias. It is buried far down in the organizational hierarchy even though half the membership is school based.

Summer day, Canal St. Martin, Paris

Summer day, Canal St. Martin, Paris

ASHA

–Administration

—-Audiology
—-Speech Science
—-Speech-Language Pathology

——-Medical Speech-Language Pathology
——-School Speech-Language Pathology

Le Procope. 13 rue de l'Ancienne Comédie - 75006 PARIS

Le Procope. 13 rue de l’Ancienne Comédie – 75006 PARIS

Medical Speech-Language Pathology has enjoyed priority dating back to the 1925 founders of the modern ASHA.

One can add in the Schools Office at ASHA to further illustrate the depth of embedding hypothesis. Since it was founded in 1970 peaking in 1995 it has almost no status at all considering over half the members work in education.

http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/713880-organization-charts-are-boring-but-here´s-one-that-could-save-your-life/

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