ASHA Journals Author Resource Center

A Step-by-Step Guide to Publishing Your Research

Scholarly publishing is constantly changing, and the ASHA journals are leading the way in communications sciences and disorders research.

Whether you have published with us many times before or are new to the journals, this resource should be your first stop for information and instructions.

1. Selecting a Journal

Review the missions and scopes of our journals, and take a look at our special issues, forums, and open access options.

4. What to Expect in Peer Review

We’re all new for 2017. Get to know our process and timelines, plus what to do once a decision is made on your submission.

2. Manuscript Preparation

Get details on authorship criteria, reporting standards, tables and figures, supplemental materials, and more.

5. Production Steps

Find info on handling proofs, working with the production office, lining up promotional materials, and more.

3. Manuscript Submission

Know the key steps that make manuscript submission quick and easy for a better chance of success.

6. Maximizing Impact

Getting published is just the beginning. We offer many tools for researchers to make their articles stand out.


Read Ray Kent’s recent article in Access Academics and Research regarding our program’s new strategic direction.

Review our updated information on open access options available to you.

Ready to submit a manuscript? Step-by-step submission instructions are now available.

ASHA now parterns with Peerwith for a wide array of services, from copyediting to creation of videos. Submit a request to find expert help every step of the way.

See Manuscript Types Accepted by the ASHA Journals!

Quick Links

Browse our journals, including the 80-year archive.

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