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North Dakota Speech Therapy Definitions
The North Dakota speech-language pathology legal and regulatory definitions.
“Board” - The North Dakota Board of Examiners on Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.
“Habilitation” and “Rehabilitation” - Hearing aid evaluation and recommendation, auditory training, and speech reading.
“Licensee” - An audiologist, speech-language pathologist, or speech-language pathology assistant.
“Speech-Language Pathologist” - An individual licensed by the board to practice speech-language pathology.
“Speech-Language Pathology” - The application of principles, methods, and procedures for measurement, testing, evaluation, identification, prediction, counseling, or instruction related to the development and disorders of speech, language, voice, cognitive-communication, swallowing, and augmentative alternative communication for the purpose of identifying, evaluating, preventing, managing, habilitating or rehabilitating, ameliorating, or modifying such disorders and conditions in individuals or groups of individuals.
“Speech-Language Pathology Assistant” - An individual licensed by the board to assist in the practice of speech-language pathology.
N.D. Cent. Code § 43-37-02