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Japanese Association of Speech-Language-Hearing Therapists


Presently, the main activities of JAS include the following:
  • Publishing a bimonthly magazine STANDUP.
  • Publishing the Japanese Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, a professional journal in Japanese with English abstracts four times a year.
  • Holding an annual convention in June.
  • JAS Annual Convention 2017
    Dates: June 23-24, 2017
    Venue: Kunibiki Messe (Shimane Prefectural Convention Center)
        Matsue City in Shimane Prefecture
    Convention Website: http://jaslht2017.jp/ (in Japanese only)
    *All the papers and talks are presented in Japanese only.

  • Delivering professional workshops and seminars. JAS provides continuing education programs to meet the needs of professionals from time to time in different regions of Japan.
  • Conducting research on professional issues.
  • Celebrating "Speech and Hearing Day" on and around September 1, conducting various public relation activities across the country in collaboration with prefectural organizations of speech-language-hearing therapists.