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Online Abstract Submissions

89th Annual ASHA School Health Conference: Going the Distance

Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista

Orlando, FL

October 15 - 17, 2015

Important: Deadline has been extended to April 3rd

Note: Closed to new submissions.

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Presentation Formats and Themes
Abstracts may be submitted for 60-minute presentations, 30-minute presentations or poster sessions. The selection process will be highly competitive.  Please submit your best proposals.  Due to the condensed schedule, we strongly recommend that you not submit more than two conference proposals.

Abstracts must address one of the following themes or tracks that represent ASHA’s communities of practice:

  • School Health: Administration, Coordination and Leadership (AC&L)
  • School Health: Programs and Services (P&S)
  • School Health: Research and Emerging Issues (R&EI)
  • School Health: Teaching and Learning (T&L)
For descriptions on each of these categories, please click here.

Before You Submit
The abstract submission process has changed this year. It is important to read the Abstract Guidelines before you begin your submission. You can also view this document, a well-written abstract example, and FAQ under “Help Files” at the top right-hand corner of every page.


Do not submit a proposal unless you can present your session any time during the Annual Conference.
With the exception of keynote speakers, ASHA does not pay an honorarium or expenses for anyone presenting at the Annual Conference
When submitting your proposal, you will be asked to complete a disclosure statement.  Failure to do so will remove your proposal from consideration.  If you or your organization sells programs, products, or services (including independent or freelance consulting services), please make sure you indicate that on your disclosure statement.

Persons presenting at the ASHA conference are expected to use material and language that do not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, ethnicity, religion, physical ability, or sexual orientation.


• All conference presenters and co-presenters must pay conference registration fees.
• ASHA cannot reimburse any costs associated with conference registration fees or travel cost.
• ASHA cannot accommodate requests for specific time/day slots for presentations.
• Please make sure to fill out the form in its entirety.  ASHA cannot be held responsible for any missing and/or incorrect information.
• The lead presenter is responsible for communicating any updates from ASHA to co-presenter(s).

Important Dates

Call for Abstracts Opens Friday, February 13th
Call for Abstracts Closes Friday, April 3rd 
Abstract Review Process Monday, April 6th - Friday, May 1st
Registration Opens Friday, May 1st
Presenters Notified Monday, May 18th
Presenters Must Confirm their Attendance Monday, June 1st
Conference Schedule Finalized Friday, June 12th

Please contact if you have any questions or need assistance regarding the abstract submission process.

Note: Closed to new submissions.