Join the ASHFoundation’s 2021 Awards Celebration (in-person or virtually) on November 18

September 28, 2021

Get ready to applaud the great work to change lives of people facing communication challenges. Whether you are traveling to Washington, D.C. to attend the 2021 ASHA Convention in person, or attending virtually, you are invited to experience a unique occasion. The American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation proudly marks its Diamond Anniversary with a celebration of its 2021 Annual Awards announcements.

This hybrid gathering, honoring our 2021 award recipients takes place on November 18, 2021, at 7:30 p.m., ET.

Join us:

  • In-Person ($75 per ticket): at Planet Word Museum, Great Hall, 925 – 13th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005. In-person attendance is very limited, tickets available while supplies last.
  • Virtually ($20 per ticket): Watch through a link we will provide.

Planet Word, a language arts museum that opened in Washington, D.C. in October 2020 at the historic Franklin School, is described as "the museum where language comes to life." The Great Hall, where the after-hours ASHFoundation Watch Party will occur, is considered its architectural centerpiece. Guests who desire to view featured exhibits will have an opportunity to do so during regular daytime museum hours and general admission is free.To Purchase Ticket(s):

Attending the ASHA Convention (in-person or virtually)?

Purchase your ticket(s) through your Convention registration.

Not Attending the ASHA Convention?

Purchase your ticket(s) here.

You will receive a follow-up email with information about Planet Word (if attending in-person) or a link for the virtual event (if attending virtually).

Proceeds from ticket purchases support our future innovators who will continue the great work of changing the lives of people facing communication challenges.

Have questions? Call us: 301-296-8704.

Please note that the Planet Word Museum is pending the status of pandemic-related safety regulations. If unable to hold the in-person event at the museum, the ASHFoundation will relocate to a ballroom in one of the ASHA convention hotels. The ASHFoundation will send further information about participating, whether in-person or virtual, to all ticketholders as available. Contact the ASHFoundation team with questions about the event at

Virtual-watchers will bring the celebration to the comfort of your own home, so the ASHFoundation encourages you to add to the memorable ambience of your very own front seat with creative party food and to participate in chat room accolades.