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SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY ASSISTANTS

Who is a Speech-Language Pathology Assistant?
Speech-language pathology assistants are individuals who, following academic and on-the-job training, performs tasks as prescribed, directed, and supervised by licensed speech-language pathologists.

What does Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant do?

  • Conduct speech-language screenings (without interpretation) following specified screening protocols developed by the supervising speech-language pathologist
  • Follow documented treatment plans or protocols developed by the supervising speech-language pathologist
  • Document client progress towards goals and objectives in the established treatment plan
  • Assists the Speech-language pathologist during assessment of clients

Requirements for Licensing

  • A bachelor’s degree in speech-language pathology or an associate’s degree in speech-language pathology from an institution accredited by the Arkansas Department of Higher Education
  • The minimum of 100 hours of fieldwork experience
  • Earn 10 hours of continuing education annually

[icon name="map-marker" class="" unprefixed_class=""] 4815 W Markham, Slot 72
Little Rock, AR 72205
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