The North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologists (NCBOESLPA) will no longer enforce 90-295 (a)(3) of Article 22.Licensure Act for Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologists requiring clinical hours to be broken into specified diagnostic areas. Instead, applicants for a temporary speech and language pathology license must submit evidence of completing at minimum 400 hours of supervised clinical experience. These hours require a minimum of 25 hours of guided observation and 375 hours of direct patient contact.


Building Evacuation- Delays

June 2, 2020

Today June 2nd, 2020 the Building that houses the NCBOESLPA was evacuated. Please be patient with the Board as processing times on renewals, and issuing temporary licenses has now been delayed. Please do not contact the Board for updates at this time, as the responses to the inquires will lengthen the processing time that has now been delayed.