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Hawaii Speech Therapy Definitions 

The Hawaii speech-language pathology legal and regulatory definitions. 

“ASHA” - The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the national administrative office of which is located in Rockville, Maryland, 10801 Rockville Pike (20852).

“Board” - The Hawaii board of Speech Pathology and Audiology, established under section 468E-6.

“Person” - Any individual, organization, or corporate body, except that only an individual may be licensed under this chapter.

“Speech Pathologist” - An individual who practices speech pathology.

“The Practice of Speech Pathology” - The application of principles, methods, and procedures of measurement, prediction, evaluation, testing, counseling, consultation, and instruction related to the development and disorders of speech and related language and hearing for the purpose of modifying speech and related language and hearing disorders.

“Written Examination” - The National Examination in Speech Pathology or the National Examination in Audiology administered by the Educational Testing Service of Princeton, New Jersey.


HRS § 468E-2

HAR §16-100-3

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