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Speech-Language Pathology Assistants

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In order to obtain Clinical Fieldwork in NC you must be under the auspice of a college or university or hold a temporary registration with this Board. This means you must be currently enrolled and must have prior approval from your school, or hold a temporary registration with this Board before you may begin obtaining any clinical fieldwork hours. All Speech-Language Pathologists must register any individual looking to provide direct patient services in the state of NC as outlined in Administrative Code 21 NCAC 64 .1004 Authorized Tasks of Speech-Language Pathology Assistants (a). If a Speech-Language Pathologist supervises or provides supervision for an unregistered individual they are in violation of Article 22 § 90-301A Unethical acts and practices (2) and (8).

In addition to the potential SLP holding a full license for at least 2 years, the Board also requires the potential SLP supervisor to have at least one year experience supervising an SLP-Assistant.

If there is an individual looking to provide direct patient services in the state of NC as outlined in Administrative Code 21 NCAC 64 .1004 Authorized Tasks of Speech-Language Pathology Assistants(a) and they have not been registered with the Board before they must fill out the application form below, and supply official (not student copy) transcripts. To apply, scroll below and click, “Apply Online”. You may also view the application by clicking, “Apply” from the gray bar above, and from the dropdown menu click, “SLP-Assistant Application”.

Assistants are required to be registered under a NC licensed supervisor to work in NC.

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Assistant Applicants are still required to submit official transcripts as part of their application.

Associates in SLP-Assisting Application

BA/BS Degree or Out-of-State Application

You can send an email to Sergei Maxfield. In the email be sure to include your name, registration number, and what information needs to be changed (name, mailing address, etcetra).

You can send an email to Elisabeth Newman. In the email be sure to include your name and license number, assistants name and registration number, and the end date of supervision.

The Primary Supervising SLP shall remit to the Board an annual registration fee for the Assistant in the amount of forty dollars. Online payments are subject to a convenience charge.

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If the current Primary Supervising SLP is not going to continue supervising the SLP-Assistant they need to remove the SLP-Assistant from their license. The Primary Supervising SLP can send an email to Elisabeth Newman. In the email be sure to include your name and license number, assistants name and registration number, and the end date of supervision.

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