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Indiana Speech Therapy Definitions
The Indiana speech-language pathology legal and regulatory definitions.
“ASHA”- The American Speech-Language Hearing Association.
“Board” The Indiana Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board.
“Clinical Experience Intern”- An individual engaged in a clinical experience year.
“Clinical Experience Year”- A supervised professional experience obtained during a doctoral audiology program.
“Clinical Fellow”- An individual who is registered to practice:
“Clinical Fellowship”- A supervised professional experience obtained after confirmation of a graduate degree in speech-language pathology or audiology.
“Clinical Fellowship”- A supervised professional experience.
“Direct Supervision”- Onsite observation and guidance while an assigned evaluation or therapeutic activity is being performed.
“Examination” - The National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or the National Examination in Audiology administered by the Educational Testing Service of Princeton, New Jersey, or other suitable examination approved by the board.
“Licensee”- Either of the following:
“Licensing Agency”- The Indiana professional licensing agency.
“Person” - Any individual, organization, or corporate body, except that only an individual may be licensed in Indiana.
“Speech-Language Pathologist” - An individual who practices speech-language pathology and who presents himself to the public by any title or description of services incorporating the words speech pathologist, speech-language pathologist, speech therapist, speech-language specialist, teacher of communication disorders, speech correctionist, speech clinician, language pathologist, language therapist, logopedist, communicologist, voice therapist, voice pathologist, or any similar title or description of service.
“Speech-Language Pathology” - The application of nonmedical and nonsurgical principles, methods, and procedures for the following:
“Support Personnel” - Individuals who meet the qualifications which the board shall establish for the following:
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