Proposed Rules & New Policy for Hearing Screening: Click Here for more Information

Announcements

New Policy to clarify the state statute requirement to screen for hearing loss prior to speech-language evaluations.

January 8, 2021

Policy for Hearing Screenings Prior to Speech and Language Evaluations Overview. This policy is designed to clarify the state statute requirement to screen for hearing loss prior to speech-language evaluations. The intent of this policy is to ensure that patients being evaluated for services by licensed speech and language pathologists, and by extension registered speech-language […]

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Public Hearing for Proposed Rules

January 7, 2021

There will be a Public Hearing on Proposed Rules NCAC 64 .0108, NCAC 64 .0219, NCAC 64 .1101, NCAC 64 .1102, NCAC 64 .1103, NCAC 64 .1104, NCAC 64 .1105 February 1, 2021 at 10:00 a.m., to attend the meeting please use the following information. Attend online at: https://zoom.us/s/91799802723 Phone one-tap:  US +13017158592.917998022723# or +13126266799.91799802723#  Meeting […]

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Office Holiday Closure

December 21, 2020

The Board of Examiners for Speech Language Pathology and Audiology will be closed December 24th-December 28th. Staff will return December 29th- December 31st. The office will also be closed for the the New Year Holiday January 1st-January 3rd, staff will return to work on January 4th.

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Prolongation of Current Allowances

December 14, 2020

Pursuant to North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper’s Executive Order No. 130, Section 3, the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech Language Pathology and Audiology (“Board”) has been authorized to waive or modify regulatory licensure requirements temporarily for persons that meet certain qualifications, where those licensure requirements would prevent or impair allowing those persons to provide […]

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Assistant Application Requirements

November 10, 2020

The Board will start accepting ASHA Assistant Certification in lieu of the North Carolina Jurisprudence exam and the North Carolina SLP-A administered exam. Additionally, we are still accepting passing scores on both exams if you don’t have the ASHA Assistant Certification. Please click on the following link for more information: https://www.asha.org/Certification/About-Assistants-Certification/?utm_source=asha&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=ashaassistants Furthermore, Assistant Applicants still […]

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Extension for Current Allowances

August 20, 2020

Pursuant to North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper’s Executive Order No. 130, Section 3, the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech Language Pathology and Audiology (“Board”) has been authorized to waive or modify regulatory licensure requirements temporarily for persons that meet certain qualifications, where those licensure requirements would prevent or impair allowing those persons to provide […]

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Clinical Practicum Requirements for Licensure

August 4, 2020

Applicants for a temporary audiology license will no longer be required to obtain clinic hours in specific areas in order to be licensed. Instead, applicants for a temporary audiology license must submit evidence of completing at minimum 350 hours of clinical experience. Applicants for an initial permanent audiology license and those transitioning from a temporary audiology […]

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Current Special Allowances

July 13, 2020

Pursuant to North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper’s Executive Order No. 130, Section 3, the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech Language Pathology and Audiology (“Board”) has been authorized to waive or modify regulatory licensure requirements temporarily for persons that meet certain qualifications, where those licensure requirements would prevent or impair allowing those persons to provide […]

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COVID-19 Executive Order 147

June 29, 2020

Licensees should review Executive Order 147 https://files.nc.gov/governor/documents/files/EO147-Phase-2-Extension.pdf

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Clinical Practicum Requirements for Licensure

June 18, 2020

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 […]

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